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Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspot

Aug. 23, 2019 4:32 AM EDT

TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn't fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance abuse and suicide. One...

Review: In 'Brittany Runs a Marathon,' a breakout for Bell

Aug. 20, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

Getting in shape and putting your life together usually, at the movies, passes in a montage. But for many, the non-Rocky legions of us, such transformations require more than inspiring theme music and lifting weights in the snow. And for the Brittany (Jillian Bell) of "Brittany Runs a Marathon," that's especially...

Coroner: UK scientist on Greek island died from a fall

Aug. 8, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A British scientist died instantly after falling from a height on the Greek island of Ikaria, a coroner said Thursday. The body of Cyprus-based astrophysicist Natalie Christopher, 34, an avid trail runner, was found Wednesday afternoon in a 20-meter (65-foot) deep ravine. Her Cypriot...