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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
Experts caution results wouldn't capture spills.
BERLIN (AP) — A first evaluation of the data that comet lander Philae sent to the European Space Center before its depleted batteries forced it to go silent will be released Monday, the German aeronautics and space research center said
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Deep in rural Georgia, a developer is betting he can build one of the last new coal-fired power plants in the United States as the rest of the country moves away from the fuel.
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the European Space Agency says it received no signals from the Philae lander Saturday morning during a scheduled effort to establish communication.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is giving $3 billion to a U.N. fund to help poorer vulnerable countries prepare for a changing climate and develop cleaner energy.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's most active volcano is spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations.
BOSTON (AP) — The camera that "would forever change our view of Earth" from space more than a half century ago has been sold at auction for $275,000, the auctioneer says.
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A.D.