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Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon - and on to Mars....

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants
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PARIS (AP) -- Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term....

SpaceX launching recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space Age hand-me-downs are soaring to a whole new level....

Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossils
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by....

Green cash, carbon tax: What to expect at Paris climate meet
PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting an international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, hoping to inject the pact with new energy after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from it....

Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for 1st time since leak
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository are flipping the switch on an interim ventilation system this week, allowing mining to resume for the first time since a 2014 radiation release contaminated part of the facility....

Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fears
PARIS (AP) -- Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination....

US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research....

Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientist
DETROIT (AP) -- When it came to pursuing a scientific career, Tasneem Essader encountered forces pulling her in and pushing her away: She drew inspiration from her mother's work in chemistry, but initial discouragement from her engineer father, who thought she should do something else. She was inspired by women engineers she met, but found few girls around her in advanced high school science classes....

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change....