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SEATTLE (AP) — The federal government intends to restore grizzly bears in the remote North Cascade Mountains of Washington state, a goal that represents "the American conservation ethic come to life,"

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying two Americans and a Russian cosmonaut has docked with the International Space Station.The docking at 10:40 p.m. (1940 GMT) Friday came two days after the capsule

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government scientists say ice covering the Arctic ocean reached its second lowest extent on record this winter.For most of the winter, sea ice in the Arctic was at record lows,

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet.That's 2,000 days by Martian standards. A Martian sol, or solar day, is equivalent to 24 hours, 39 m

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at

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PERTH, Australia (AP) — Volunteers in western Australia have managed to rescue only five of 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach.The surviving whales, up to 5 1/2 meters (16.4

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone" will be an unwanted summer visitor for decades, Canadian scientists say. They say the oxygen-starved patch would persist even if farmers could immed

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Famed Iranian philosopher Dariush Shayegan, who challenged Western domination of philosophical thought and wrote the book "Cultural Schizophrenia" on the Muslim world and modernity

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NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below.Freed from the cage that carri

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thirty people were treated for sulfur gas poisoning after Mount Ijen in eastern Java belched toxic fumes from its crater, Indonesia's disaster agency said Thursday.Spokesman

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge— but not fast enough to meet international

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MOSCOW (AP) — Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are on their way to the International Space Station.A Soyuz rocket carrying the three men blasted off Wednesday from the Russia-leased Bai

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There were no test tubes or Bunsen burners, but a courtroom turned into a science classroom Wednesday for a U.S. judge considering lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Marine mammal expert Dr. Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. Now

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The recent discovery of the USS Juneau in the depths of the South Pacific has provided some closure to people with connections to the ship, which was blown apart during World War
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