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Nations pledge $9.8B to global climate fund to help the poor

Rich countries have pledged $9.8 billion to help poor nations tackle climate change, the Green Climate Fund said Friday, as environmental activists slammed...

Nation’s new aircraft carrier heads to sea for more tests

The nation's newest aircraft carrier has headed out to sea for more tests after it underwent a series of upgrades and fixes at...

Amazon’s profit falls as faster shipping costs soar

Amazon's push for faster delivery is hurting its profits. The online retailer reported third-quarter earnings Thursday that missed expectations. Its stock sunk 9% in...

Agency says gov’t must pay fishermen to save most endangered marine mammal

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday the government must renew payments to fishermen who were ordered to stop using nets in order...

47 attorneys general back antitrust probe into Facebook

Facebook's latest foes: nearly every U.S. state. A state-level antitrust investigation into the social networking giant now has the backing of a bipartisan group...

US takes step to require DNA samples from asylum-seekers

The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information...

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went...

Artist uses ‘historic’ markers to raise climate awareness

New England is awash in historic markers, but a handful of plaques popping up in a New Hampshire town are different. Rather than commemorating...

New Facebook oversight board results to be public, exec says

A Facebook executive says a new quasi-independent oversight board will soon be making decisions on some of the most difficult questions about what...

Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century. That changes Friday with spacewalk No. 421. NASA astronauts Christina...

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Sorry, wrong number: Statistical benchmark comes under fire

Earlier this fall Dr. Scott Solomon presented the results of a huge heart drug study to an audience of fellow cardiologists in Paris. The...

Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

Record crowds at airports anticipated over Thanksgiving holiday periodBy DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterNovember 13, 2019, 6:44 PM3 min read Record throngs of travelers...

Totenberg Stradivarius reborn 4 decades after theft

A Stradivarius violin stolen decades ago from virtuoso Roman Totenberg and returned to his family by a federal prosecutor comes alive againBy VERENA...