Indonesia survey shows massive coral death from cruise ship

Published Mar. 23 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia says nearly 19,000 square meters (204,000 square feet) of coral reef was damaged by a...

Rare frog discovery has researchers hopping for joy

Published Mar. 22 2017

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - A discovery involving a rare California frog has researchers hopping for joy.

New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree for T. Rex and pals

Published Mar. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive...

Arctic sea ice shrivels to record low for winter

Published Mar. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The frigid top of the Earth just set yet another record for low levels of sea ice...

Israeli archeologists dig up liquor bottles of WWI troops

Published Mar. 22 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) - In a search for antiquities, Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a far more modern find - century-old liquor...

Endangered elephant in Cambodia electrocuted by power pole

Published Mar. 22 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A park ranger in Cambodia says an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical...

Shaq latest in the NBA community to join flat-Earth belief

Published Mar. 20 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Count Shaquille O'Neal among the roster of NBA personalities who believe the Earth is flat.

SpaceX capsule returns space station science to Earth

Published Mar. 19 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A SpaceX capsule is back on Earth with a full load of space station science samples.

Alaska sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers

Published Mar. 17 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal wildlife agency studying the Steller sea lion decline in Alaska's Aleutian Islands is looking...

APNewsBreak: Rare Hawaiian seal dies at federal marine site

Published Mar. 17 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - An endangered Hawaiian monk seal has died after wandering into a net pen and becoming trapped at...

Egyptian statue recently unearthed is not Ramses II

Published Mar. 16 2017

CAIRO (AP) - A massive statue recently unearthed in Cairo and thought to depict one of the country's most famous...

SpaceX sends satellite into orbit after 2-day delay

Published Mar. 16 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX has launched a communications satellite into orbit after a two-day delay.


Watch out: Mammals shrink when Earth heats up, study says

Published Mar. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Global warming shrank certain animals in the ancient past, and scientists worry it could happen again.

Alaska residents warned to give grumpy moose their space

Published Mar. 14 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska wildlife officials warned people Tuesday to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close...

Weather Service decided at last minute not to cut snow forecast

Published Mar. 14 2017

Before the first snow fell, federal meteorologists realized there was a good chance the late-winter storm wasn't going to produce...

Sax in space: French astronaut delighted with birthday gift

Published Mar. 14 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - This is one cosmically cool sax - and saxophone player.

Official says Pakistan promises nuclear arms responsibility

Published Mar. 14 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan vowed on Tuesday to work to prevent non-nuclear states from gaining the technology that would put...

Truckloads of tiny fish hauled to river in restoration plan

Published Mar. 10 2017

LOSTINE, Ore. (AP) - These speckled, rose-tinted fish haven't been spotted in this bubbling river in remote northeastern Oregon for...

Report: China developing advanced lunar mission spaceship

Published Mar. 9 2017

BEIJING (AP) - China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of both flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on...

Study: California fault could cause magnitude-7.4 quake

Published Mar. 7 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - An earthquake fault running from San Diego Bay to Los Angeles is capable of producing a...

Zap Map: Satellite tracks lightning for better heads up

Published Mar. 6 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new U.S. satellite is mapping lightning flashes worldwide from above, which should provide better warning about...

US police agencies with their own DNA databases stir debate

Published Mar. 4 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dozens of police departments around the U.S. are amassing their own DNA databases to track criminals,...

US and Canadian scientists to study cross-border flooding

Published Mar. 4 2017

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - U.S. and Canadian scientists are planning to spend the next five years studying flooding on Lake...