By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Jimmy Hoffa is presumed dead, cocooned in mystery and innuendo and missing for the past 37 years. Patricia Szpunar just hopes that if the former Teamsters boss' remains do turn up, they're not in her backyard.
Over the years,
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NASA rover Curiosity has beamed back pictures of bedrock that suggest a fast-moving stream, possibly waist-deep, once flowed on Mars - a find that the mission's chief scientist called exciting.
There have been previous signs that water
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (AP) - The leader of U.S. Army forces in Asia and the Pacific says his soldiers will be able to conduct more exercises with other nations in the region, as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan and the military refocuses its attention.
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand.
"The free market has worked its
By ALICIA CHANG and JASON DEARENAssociated Press
MARINA, Calif. (AP) - In the Central California coastal town of Marina, a $7 million desalination plant that can turn salty ocean waves into fresh drinking water sits idle behind rusty, locked doors, shuttered by water officials because rising
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Federal officials Thursday gave Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval for limited site work in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's north coast.
The decision was widely expected. A Shell drill ship, the Kulluk, is positioned in the Beaufort waiting for the whaling season to end.
By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press
MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) - Lonmin miners celebrated a wage deal Wednesday that ended a deadly and prolonged strike but labor unrest continued with police firing rubber bullets and tear gas at strikers at a different platinum mine.
Some warned that the deal
By CARLEY PETESCH and MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
MOOINOOI, South Africa (AP) - Striking platinum miners in South Africa have signed a wage deal ending a bloody 5-week strike at the Lonmin PLC mine that had spread to the gold and chrome sectors of the industry which anchors the economy of
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Safety equipment that Shell Oil volunteered to put into place for drilling off the coast of Alaska is complicating the company's quest to reach oil-bearing rock during the short open-water drilling season this year.
Royal Dutch Shell
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) - The scientists and fishermen on board the Ocearch, a repurposed crabbing vessel, received word that their scouting boat had hooked a great white shark, sparking a flurry of activity.
They were about to get up close and personal with the