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Researchers test self-destructing moth pest in cabbage patch
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce....

Newcomer Macron makes France's mark, with Trump and globally
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TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests - pushing the Paris climate deal on a skeptical Donald Trump, rallying European allies to do more to fight Syria's extremists, and now hosting Vladimir Putin....

What if US quits climate deal? Doesn't look good for Earth
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....





US nuclear lab's future up in the air after recent fire
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- A recent fire has put a national laboratory's ability to operate safely into question....

Trump's budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- President Donald Trump's budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state, a development that seismology experts and some local leaders say would be the end of the project....

Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected....

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's a glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday....

Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan
PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter....

Science Says: What's known and not known about marijuana
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot....

US science agency: Selfies with seal pups a no-no
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- U.S. officials are warning people not to take selfies with seals, no matter how tempting....