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Colombia recovers archaeological gems from Spain

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia has successfully recovered from Spain hundreds of priceless, pre‑Colombian artifacts smuggled out of the...

More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds

More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.

Missing panda baby for Scottish zoo

Britain's only female giant panda, thought to be pregnant, has passed her due date with no sign of a panda baby appearing.

Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish

RENO, Nev. (AP) — For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert. But a new study says...

Kenyan commandos on frontline of poaching war

With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino...

Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Life‑sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than...

Puerto Rico parrot births mark comeback

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two endangered Puerto Rican parrots were born in the wild in a natural nest found outside a national forest in the U. S....

Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

Herd mentality: 'Sheepdog mystery' solved at last

There is the riddle of the Bermuda Triangle. The unresolved identity of Jack the Ripper. The enigma of how the Universe developed beyond a...