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HONOLULU (AP) — The world's oldest known seabird has a new chick. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday Wisdom's offspring hatched at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge last week. The Laysan albatross is at least 66 years old and is the world's oldest breeding bird...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration. His supporters saw something else: A champion of Middle...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy commander is the 12th Navy official to be charged in a wide-ranging bribery case involving a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed "Fat Leonard" and was part of a group of officers called the "Wolf Pack" who accepted the services of prostitutes and other...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Natural gas is bubbling up from an underwater pipeline in Alaska's Cook Inlet. State regulators say the danger to public safety is minimal but the Coast Guard warned mariners to keep their distance and federal wildlife authorities expressed concern about...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday by Congress' main watchdog as President Donald Trump renewed his pledge to build "a great wall" on the border...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court has approved the arrest of a Samsung heir accused of bribery and other charges in connection to a massive corruption scandal. The Seoul Central District Court's decision on Friday to arrest Lee Jae-yong, a vice chairman at Samsung...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent he planned an attack in "the spirit of Dylann Roof," authorities said Thursday. Benjamin McDowell, 28, was arrested in Myrtle Beach...
It's been more than a week since engineers at the nation's tallest dam noticed damage to an emergency spillway, starting a series of events that culminated with the two-day evacuation of nearly 200,000 California residents downstream from Oroville Dam. Here's what we know: ___...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well this season. Preliminary data suggest the vaccine is 48 percent effective. That's not bad since the bug that's making most people sick is one of the worst. Experts consider it a good year...