LAS VEGAS (AP) — Climate change could be to blame for the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border, scientists said.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed but no damage reported.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — NASA says a fireball that streaked across the Southeastern sky was traveling about 53,700 mph (86,400 kph) when it lit up the night over Alabama.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An attorney for an Arkansas judge who faces sanctions for participating in a death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the use of an execution drug says the complaint against the jurist is more about optics than it is ethics.
CAIRO (AP) — Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found."
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — A jury in the U.S. Virgin Islands has convicted a former member of the territory's legislature of fraud and theft for diverting funds intended for research into a 19th century labor uprising.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it's toxic.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Russian cosmonauts are taking a spacewalk to fling tiny satellites into orbit and install an antenna for tracking birds on Earth.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is expressing full support for President Donald Trump's proposed military "space force," but says it will have a role separate from NASA.
DENVER (AP) — Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Researchers say an endangered killer whale that drew international attention as she carried her dead calf on her head for more than two weeks is finally back to feeding and frolicking with her pod.
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