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Wildlife rangers in Australia who set up a motion-sensor camera alongside a river in the hope of capturing footage of crocodiles ended up with a video of a sea eagle peering down the lens after the bird picked it up and flew with it across 70 miles of the country's
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday.
The 200-page report by the National
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December is here again, meaning millions of kids around the world will soon be busy writing Christmas lists comprising items their parents couldn't possibly afford, but that's OK because Santa is footing the bill, right?
As it's been doing every year since
By JUSTIN PRITCHARDAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.
The device, known as Google Glass, features a thumbnail-size transparent
MADRID (AP) - Spain will ban cellphone use by train drivers except in cases of emergency after a train crash that killed 79 people.
Public Works Minister Ana Pastor said Tuesday that Spain also planned to install 'black box' data recorders like those used on planes, which give a more
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Look alive, selfie. There's another word of the year that's not all about you.
While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford dictionaries, declared those little smartphone self-portraits its winner last month, the folks
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Counselors helping people use the federal government's online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
This surge in corporate
By JIM FITZGERALD and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The nation's largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Gus Melonas, a
On December 2, 2013 the Stevens County Sheriff's Office was asked to conduct a welfare check on a woman from the Tacoma area who never returned home from the Loon Lake area.
Deputies say 51-year-old Susan Yager was staying at a cabin on the lake during the holiday weekend, and when she