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Largest US cache of chemical weapons about to be destroyed

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:13
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Army is about to begin destroying the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons.

DNA tests help California shelter speed up dog adoptions

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 08:37
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out when it's similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA.

Another patient sues scope maker over 'superbug' outbreak

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 07:56
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to a deadly "superbug" outbreak at Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center.

Harvard's president speaks in China about climate change

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 00:51
BEIJING (AP) — Harvard University's president has told students at one of China's most prestigious universities that schools in the two countries should collaborate on doing research and teaching the next generation how to tackle climate change.

Study finds some fish can live in low-oxygen dead zones

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 15:51
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Scientists say they have found that some fish can survive in low-oxygen dead zones that are expanding in deep waters off the West Coast as the climate changes.

Vanuatu struggles to account for cyclone damage, deaths

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 23:20
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Officials struggled on Sunday to determine the scale of the devastation wrought by a monstrous cyclone that tore through the tiny South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, with death counts varying in the single digits but expected to rise once communications are restored with outlying islands.