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Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier

August 28, 2015

MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. more »»

Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states

August 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states. more »»

Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy

August 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research. more »»

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

August 28, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.

But don't fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing you've seen floating over sports events all your life will still be there. more »»

Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions

August 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of... more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

9:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Husband overjoyed wife is alive

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

8:50 p.. more »»

Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire

August 28, 2015

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. more »»

On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. more »»

Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Fogle

August 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer. more »»

Parole recommended for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis

August 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After 43 years in prison and 30 parole hearings, parole officials on Thursday again decided it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davi. more »»

Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a... more »»

On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Before and after images of areas hit by Katrina

August 27, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast nearly 10 years ago, it left a mammoth trail of damage in its wake. more »»

Buzz Aldrin joins university, forming 'master plan' for Mars

August 27, 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Memorial set for cameraman

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

Teacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage taker

August 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesda. more »»

 
 
 

 

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