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California knocks Trump as it extends climate change effort
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S. to reduce fossil fuel pollution, while condemning President Donald Trump's failure to see climate change as a deadly threat....

APNewsBreak: Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month and cost about $34 million to fight was charged Tuesday....

Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Children whose sexual characteristics don't neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy to resemble that of more typical boys and girls - long before they were old enough to have a say in the decision....





Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your own
THE ARTIC CIRCLE (AP) -- The MSV Nordica is as robust a ship as you can find, but striking out to sea -especially in the remote and icy Arctic- always carries a risk. What if something goes wrong? Who do we call for help? The short answer is: we're on our own....

Yes, you can buy happiness - if you spend it to save time
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Yes, you can buy happiness - especially if the money saves you time....

Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast
BRIELLE, N.J. (AP) -- A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it's the biggest shark catch in the state's history....

South Africa moves ahead on domestic trade in rhino horn
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa said Monday it is moving ahead with draft regulations for a domestic trade in rhino horn, despite critics' concerns that a legal market will spur rhino poaching....

Bodies buried after being missing in Swiss Alps for 75 years
BERLIN (AP) -- A Swiss couple whose bodies were found on an Alpine glacier after they went missing for nearly 75 years has been buried in Switzerland....

Newly discovered Nevada toad species already under threat
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada's new toad species is already on the brink of extinction....

Tokyo to begin seeking names for star giant panda cub
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's capital says it will start collecting suggestions this week for the name of a recently born giant panda cub....