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LE BOURGET, France (AP) — U.N. climate talks reached a milestone Saturday when more than 190 countries adopted the first accord asking all countries to join the fight against global warming.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Negotiators from around the world appear to be closing in on a landmark accord to slow global warming, with a possible final draft to be presented Saturday for a last round of debate at talks outside Paris.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest on the U.N. climate conference outside Paris (all times local):
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Two sets of reality are clashing as climate talks go into overtime: Diplomatic real politics and hard science.
MOSCOW (AP) — NASA says a three-person crew from the International Space Station has landed safely in Kazakhstan.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — High-stakes climate talks outside Paris will not end Friday as planned but will continue at least one more day as diplomats try to overcome disagreements over how — or even whether — to share the costs of fighting climate change and shift to clean energy on a global scale.
PARIS (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference outside Paris. All times local:
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — They barely break the surface of the ocean but in the U.N. talks on how to stop rising seas and other hazards of a warming planet, small island nations have the moral high ground.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX says it's close to launching rockets again six months after an accident.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Sleep-deprived and increasingly tense, diplomats and climate negotiators outside Paris struggled Thursday to narrow down a 29-page draft of an unprecedented deal to tackle climate change— but countries remained at odds on critical issues a day before the organizers' deadline for an agreement.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference outside Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A team of veterinarians, scientists and lab workers gathered around a surrogate hound and watched her give birth to seven half-pound puppies, the first dogs ever conceived in a test tube.
BEIJING (AP) — China's environment ministry says pollutants were reduced by a third in Beijing during this week's temporary restrictions to reduce heavy smog, which included taking half the city's cars off the roads.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she's seen no evidence of criminal negligence in a toxic wastewater spill triggered by federal workers at an inactive Colorado gold mine.
PARIS (AP) — It's a challenge few people could take on: making it possible for some 40,000 world leaders, indignant environmental activists and others to coexist for two weeks in a logistical and negotiating ballet aimed at reaching an unprecedented global climate accord. Here's a glimpse behind the scenes at the Paris climate talks:
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Negotiators released a new, shorter draft of an international accord to fight global warming Wednesday — and it leaves key issues unresolved just two days before high-stakes talks in Paris are scheduled to end.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted its first U.S. shipment in more than half a year early Wednesday, receiving Christmas presents and much-needed groceries for the resident astronauts.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Wednesday that the United States will double its contribution to helping vulnerable nations adapt to climate change impacts, as he appealed for the world to take action to deal with the phenomenon.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's loud public battle over fracking goes before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday when the justices hear arguments about whether local governments can ban the technique.