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  • Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal

    Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal

    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:03:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:54:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting  in Berlin, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, which prepares a climate change conference that takes place later this year in Poland's city Katowice.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting in Berlin, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, which prepares a climate change conference that takes place later this year in Poland's city Katowice.
    Hundreds of people are marching through the German capital to protest for an end to burn coal to produce electricity.More >>
    Hundreds of people are marching through the German capital to protest for an end to burn coal to produce electricity.More >>
  • Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:44:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:09:21 GMT
    Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than...More >>
    Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.More >>
  • Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:41:47 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:09:12 GMT
    Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr. Francine Patterson began teaching the gorilla sign language that became part of a Stanford University project in 1974. (Source: KTVU/CNN)Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr. Francine Patterson began teaching the gorilla sign language that became part of a Stanford University project in 1974. (Source: KTVU/CNN)

    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

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    Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.

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  • Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court again

    Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court again

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:55:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:09:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher). Joanna Pokipala, left, her son Kala Pokipala, center, and Vivian Wong, right, gather with telescope protesters outside the Hawaii Supreme Court building in Honolulu on Thursday, June 22, 2018. Justices are considerin...(AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher). Joanna Pokipala, left, her son Kala Pokipala, center, and Vivian Wong, right, gather with telescope protesters outside the Hawaii Supreme Court building in Honolulu on Thursday, June 22, 2018. Justices are considerin...
    Hawaii's Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in an appeal of a decision to grant a construction permit for a giant telescope planned for a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred.More >>
    Hawaii's Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in an appeal of a decision to grant a construction permit for a giant telescope planned for a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred.More >>
  • Campers, bear escape Montana flood as severe weather hits US

    Campers, bear escape Montana flood as severe weather hits US

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:06:06 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:09:02 GMT
    (Montana Army National Guard via AP). In this photo provided by the Montana Army National Guard, middle school students attending a Bible camp at the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible along the Rocky Mountain Front are guided onto a Chinook helico...(Montana Army National Guard via AP). In this photo provided by the Montana Army National Guard, middle school students attending a Bible camp at the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible along the Rocky Mountain Front are guided onto a Chinook helico...
    Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days.More >>
    Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days.More >>
  • California officials call for endangered listing for marten

    California officials call for endangered listing for marten

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:27:04 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:08:52 GMT
    California fish and wildlife officials are recommending that a weasel-like animal whose habitat along the state's northern coast is threatened by pot cultivation be listed as endangered.More >>
    California fish and wildlife officials are recommending that a weasel-like animal whose habitat along the state's northern coast is threatened by pot cultivation be listed as endangered.More >>
  • Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

    Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:04:23 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:08:51 GMT
    (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...(Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom in Provo Bay in Provo, Utah. Researchers and officials across the country say increasingly frequent toxic algae blooms ...
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.More >>
    Toxic algae blooms are happening more often and lasting longer, including in drinking water reservoirs, and officials and scientists link their spread to climate change.More >>
  • Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:51:50 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:08:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
  • TV weather presenters don ties to highlight global warming

    TV weather presenters don ties to highlight global warming

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:12:26 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-24 12:08:42 GMT
    TV weather presenters around the world have teamed up to highlight the impact of climate change by wearing ties, pendants and badges with "warming stripes" while on air.More >>
    TV weather presenters around the world have teamed up to highlight the impact of climate change by wearing ties, pendants and badges with "warming stripes" while on air.More >>
  • Bear researcher attacked by grizzly to stay on career path

    Bear researcher attacked by grizzly to stay on career path

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:45:42 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:37:49 GMT
    (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File). FILE - This June 20, 2014 file photo taken by an automatic trail camera provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows an adult female grizzly bear in the Cabinet Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountai...(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File). FILE - This June 20, 2014 file photo taken by an automatic trail camera provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows an adult female grizzly bear in the Cabinet Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountai...
    A grizzly bear researcher who was attacked by a grizzly bear last month says her recovery has been slow, but the encounter has done nothing to change her mind about her career path.More >>
    A grizzly bear researcher who was attacked by a grizzly bear last month says her recovery has been slow, but the encounter has done nothing to change her mind about her career path.More >>
  • Live animals, meat, ivory, wood seized in trafficking stings

    Live animals, meat, ivory, wood seized in trafficking stings

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 08:31:14 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:03:41 GMT
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.More >>
    International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.More >>
  • Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

    Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-06-21 01:01:53 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:23:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). A bear sign and police tape mark a site near a bear attack near Eagle River, Alaska, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear outs...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen). A bear sign and police tape mark a site near a bear attack near Eagle River, Alaska, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear outs...
    Authorities in Alaska say they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him.More >>
    Authorities in Alaska say they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him.More >>
  • US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

    US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:41:30 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:33:14 GMT
    US is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.More >>
    US is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.More >>
  • Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

    Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:52:29 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:25:08 GMT
    (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP). This composite image made from a series of June 15, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in the Gale Crater. The rover's arm which held the camera was positioned out of each of the dozens of shots ...(NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP). This composite image made from a series of June 15, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover in the Gale Crater. The rover's arm which held the camera was positioned out of each of the dozens of shots ...
    A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth.More >>
    A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth.More >>
  • Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:51:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:16:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >>
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >>
  • Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

    Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:34:00 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:13:05 GMT
    A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.More >>
    A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.More >>
  • Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:11:25 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:33:20 GMT
    An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government.More >>
    An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government.More >>
  • 4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:40:55 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:53:32 GMT
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.More >>
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.More >>
  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:20:33 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-06-22 11:04:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.More >>
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.More >>
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:11:00 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:35:51 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >>
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >>
  • Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:39:59 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:05:55 GMT
    (Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...(Rich Hatfield/The Xerces Society via AP). This undated photo provided by Rich Hatfield shows a western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) lands on Canada goldenrod. The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas for Idaho, Oregon and Washington that started thi...
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.More >>
    A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing.More >>
  • James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:30:04 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:05:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...(AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel). James Hansen sits for a portrait in his home in New York on April 12, 2018. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a...

    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.

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    Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.

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  • AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:29:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:05:35 GMT
    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins.More >>
    AP Was There: The age of climate change begins.More >>
  • Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:50:16 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 00:36:11 GMT
    (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...(Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP, File). File - This undated file photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018, after it was spotted in a private pasture with livestock near Dento...
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.More >>
    The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.More >>
  • Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:19:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:55:22 GMT

    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.

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    Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases.

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  • Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

    Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:58:23 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:05:35 GMT
    Stephen Hawking took his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes were buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. (Source: Ben Stansall/PA via AP)Stephen Hawking took his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes were buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. (Source: Ben Stansall/PA via AP)

    Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.

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    Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.

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  • NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

    NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:48:29 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:05:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ...
    NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American.More >>
    NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American.More >>
  • 'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

    'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:48:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:46:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Stewart, File). FILE - In this April 21, 1990 file photo, Mary Dressler steps onto a cooled lava flow which has filled up most of the backyard of her mother-in-law's home in the Kalapana Gardens subdivision in Kalapana, Hawaii. Lava pour...(AP Photo/Gary Stewart, File). FILE - In this April 21, 1990 file photo, Mary Dressler steps onto a cooled lava flow which has filled up most of the backyard of her mother-in-law's home in the Kalapana Gardens subdivision in Kalapana, Hawaii. Lava pour...
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.More >>
    A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.More >>
  • California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

    California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-06-16 05:38:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:04:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, a barista pours steamed milk into a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. State health officials proposed a regulation change Friday, June 15, 2018, that would declare coffee ...

    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

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    California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear.

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  • Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:40:22 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:56:36 GMT
    (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...(Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endange...
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.More >>
    A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.More >>
  • Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:04 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:45:00 GMT
    Animals in the study included lions in Tanzania, otters in Brazil, coyotes in California, wild boars in Poland and tigers in Nepal. (Source: PIxabay)Animals in the study included lions in Tanzania, otters in Brazil, coyotes in California, wild boars in Poland and tigers in Nepal. (Source: PIxabay)

    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.

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    Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.

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  • Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:17:46 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:28 GMT
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.More >>
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.More >>
  • CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher

    CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:18:11 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:24 GMT
    The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics.More >>
    The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics.More >>
  • Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:07:26 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:02:20 GMT
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and...More >>
    New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys.More >>
  • NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

    NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-06-13 14:47:27 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-16 10:30:28 GMT
    NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun.More >>
    NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun.More >>
  • California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

    California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:40:03 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:51:51 GMT
    California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk.More >>
    California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk.More >>
  • US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:17:20 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 23:49:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, a remotely controlled robot handles an inert simulated chemical munition during training at the Pueblo Chemical Depot in southern Colorado. The Army announced Wednesday, June 1...
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.More >>
    The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.More >>
  • Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

    Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 21:10:55 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). FILE - This Dec. 29, 2011 file photo shows the entrance to the editorial offices of the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the journal retracted and republished a landmark study on the Medi...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). FILE - This Dec. 29, 2011 file photo shows the entrance to the editorial offices of the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the journal retracted and republished a landmark study on the Medi...
    Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made.More >>
    Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made.More >>
  • Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:08:19 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:04:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes,File). FILE - In this Jan. 2009 file photo waves break on San Miguel Island, off the coast of Southern California. The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to the island off the South...
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.More >>
    The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.More >>
  • How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

    How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:37:10 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:21:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. In June 2018, two bills were intr...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria, in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan. In June 2018, two bills were intr...
    Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths.More >>
    Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths.More >>
  • Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:37:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:43:30 GMT
    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. (Source: Pixabay, file)A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.

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    A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.

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  • Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged

    Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-06-12 15:15:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:42:37 GMT
    Much like Hollywood and politics, sexual harassment plagues science, too, and new report urges a culture change in universities that train next generation of scientists.More >>
    Much like Hollywood and politics, sexual harassment plagues science, too, and new report urges a culture change in universities that train next generation of scientists.More >>
  • Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-06-13 02:26:59 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:12:28 GMT
    (Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...(Jim Occi/Rutgers University via AP). This undated photo provided by Rutgers University shows three Longhorned ticks: from left, a fully engorged female, a partial engorged female, and an engorged nymph. A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived ...
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.More >>
    A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how.More >>
  • Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

    Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-06-11 20:34:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:45:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow). Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018.(AP Photo/L.E. Baskow). Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018.
    Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities.More >>
    Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities.More >>
  • Scientists in Germany seek to find mass of 'ghost particle'

    Scientists in Germany seek to find mass of 'ghost particle'

    Monday, June 11 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-06-11 10:54:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:30:15 GMT
    Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.More >>
    Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

    APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup

    Friday, June 8 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-08 21:01:44 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:09:29 GMT
    A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge.More >>
    A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale kill

    APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale kill

    Friday, June 8 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-08 19:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:22:09 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Federal officials have decided not to prosecute the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Federal officials have decided not to prosecute the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska.More >>
  • New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

    New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

    Friday, June 8 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-08 16:22:05 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:42:06 GMT
    The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.More >>
    The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.More >>
  • Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

    Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station

    Friday, June 8 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-06-08 13:41:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:11:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A bird flies in front of the trail of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship, carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhst...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A bird flies in front of the trail of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship, carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhst...
    A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it launched.More >>
    A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it launched.More >>
  • New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

    New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:14:17 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-06-12 23:41:14 GMT
    New discoveries by the Mars rover Curiosity are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.More >>
    New discoveries by the Mars rover Curiosity are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.More >>
  • Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high

    Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-06-07 18:10:49 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:29:24 GMT
    Scientists report amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air peaked again this year at record levels.More >>
    Scientists report amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air peaked again this year at record levels.More >>
  • Scientists reap data from Hawaii's rumbling Kilauea volcano

    Scientists reap data from Hawaii's rumbling Kilauea volcano

    Thursday, June 7 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-06-07 06:20:38 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-06-12 12:50:42 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flows from fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii. Technically speaking, Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983. But the combina...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava flows from fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii. Technically speaking, Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983. But the combina...
    Hawaii's recent volcanic activity has scientists on tenterhooks, eager to learn as much as possible using the latest technology.More >>
    Hawaii's recent volcanic activity has scientists on tenterhooks, eager to learn as much as possible using the latest technology.More >>
  • Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

    Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:22:47 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-06-11 19:14:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/LE Baskow). Most of the Kapoho area including the tide pools is now covered in fresh lava with few properties still intact as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.(AP Photo/LE Baskow). Most of the Kapoho area including the tide pools is now covered in fresh lava with few properties still intact as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.
    Scientists say lava that poured into the low-laying coastal Hawaii neighborhoods of Kapoho and Vacationland spread across the area in just two days.More >>
    Scientists say lava that poured into the low-laying coastal Hawaii neighborhoods of Kapoho and Vacationland spread across the area in just two days.More >>
  • Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish

    Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:41:18 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-06-11 09:46:46 GMT
    (James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2005, file photo, John Petraborg holds up a 35-pound moonfish, also known as opah and normally found in the deep waters near Hawaii, on board his troller Roulette at ANB Harbor i...(James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2005, file photo, John Petraborg holds up a 35-pound moonfish, also known as opah and normally found in the deep waters near Hawaii, on board his troller Roulette at ANB Harbor i...
    Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.More >>
    Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.More >>
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