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  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 26, 2015, 8:59 A.M.

    Supermoon plus eclipse equals rare sky show Sunday night

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon. A total lunar eclipse will share the stage with a so-called supermoon Sunday night …


  • MONDAY, AUG. 17, 2015, 6:59 P.M.

    Firefighters, police hold moment of silence in Tianjin

    TIANJIN, China (AP) — Firefighters, police and officials held a moment of silence Tuesday for victims of last week’s huge explosions at a warehouse in the Chinese port city of …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015, 6:47 A.M.

    9 killed when plane crashes on sightseeing trip in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Eight cruise ship passengers and their pilot died on a sightseeing excursion in Alaska when their small plane crashed in remote and rugged terrain. Wind and …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015, 5:22 A.M.

    THE LATEST: Company: All workers accounted for after attack

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attack in southeastern France (all times local): ___


  • SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015, 11:57 A.M.

    IS leader killed in U.S. raid in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — In a rare ground attack deep into Syria, U.S. Army commandos killed a man described as the Islamic State’s head of oil operations, captured his wife and …


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015, 7:36 A.M.

    Illinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars

    GALENA, Ill. (AP) — The two rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a …


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015, 6:49 A.M.

    NASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planet

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration. The space agency on Friday confirmed that the …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 15, 2014, 3:58 A.M.

    Battered, Greece faces years to recoup recession

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In a tiny, windowless storeroom, elderly women sort through items normally destined for the trash. It’s an unlikely place to be saving lives.


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 2014, 5:53 A.M.

    Official: 2nd worker tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014, 10:09 A.M.

    California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2014, 9:03 A.M.

    Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014, 10:50 A.M.

    New, larger iPhones unveiled

    CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple’s larger iPhones won’t just have bigger screens. They’ll have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. The iPhone 6 will have …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014, 8:19 A.M.

    Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy has died

    ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy died early Monday at 93. The billionaire rose from poverty by building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but …


  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2014, 11:39 A.M.

    Recline rancor: Passenger recalls seat dispute

    NEW YORK (AP) — The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger over a reclined seat sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette says he’s embarrassed by the way …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 24, 2014, 8:54 A.M.

    Numerous buildings uninhabitable after Napa Valley earthquake

    Officials in the city of Napa say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable after Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and there is only limited access to numerous other structures. Napa …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014, 6:56 A.M.

    Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened …


  • SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014, 3:10 A.M.

    Ukraine says Russia helping destroy crash evidence

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory with …


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014, 9:31 A.M.

    Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand …


  • SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014, 3:11 A.M.

    Obama makes public health pitch for carbon rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014, 10:37 A.M.

    At Wal-Mart, Obama touts steps on solar power

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Calling it the right thing to do for America’s bottom line, President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014, 7 A.M.

    Postal service had $1.9 billion quarterly loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Postal Service says it lost $1.9 billion over the first three months of this year and is pleading again for Congress to pass reforms to its …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014, 3:31 A.M.

    Toilet tech fair tackles global sanitation woes

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change? These are lofty ambitions beyond …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014, 5:13 A.M.

    Stern Israeli airport security measures questioned

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel’s international airport when he was given a curious choice that baffles him to this day. Traveling …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 8, 2014, 5:44 A.M.

    Boulder smashes French Alps tourist train; 2 dead

    PARIS (AP) — An enormous boulder hurtled off a mountain and smashed into a tourist train in the French Alps on Saturday, derailing it on the mountainside and killing two …


  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2014, 4:27 A.M.

    CVS plans to stop tobacco products sales

    CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 28, 2013, 4:21 A.M.

    Fire on express train in India kills at least 26

    KOTHACHERUVU, India (AP) — A fire engulfed a coach of an express train in southern India on Saturday, killing at least 26 passengers, many of whom became trapped and suffocated …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013, 7:39 A.M.

    Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, killing four people and injuring 63 as it came …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013, 12:03 P.M.

    Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

    DENVER (AP) — The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation’s …


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 6, 2013, 1:04 P.M.

    Obama pitches mortgage overhaul as housing rallies

    PHOENIX (AP) — President Barack Obama says taxpayers can no longer be on the hook for bad decisions by mortgage lenders. Obama says owning a home is supposed to fulfill …


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013, 9:19 A.M.

    La. state police: Blast, fire at chemical plant

    GEISMAR, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a reported explosion has started a fire at a chemical plant. At least 30 people have been taken to the hospital. Capt. …


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