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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, four giant pandas are living at the National Zoo in Washington after the zoo's adult female gave birth to a cub on Saturday. Zoo director Dennis Kelly said at a news conference that he was "so happy, so pleased, so excited" to confirm that...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of the three Americans who tackled and disarmed a gunman on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris say they are proud of the men and relieved they weren't killed during those chaotic moments. Tony Sadler said his son, Anthony...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When they arrived at Jared Fogle's home last month, law enforcement officials were armed with more than a search warrant: They rolled up with a mobile forensics laboratory that has revolutionized how Indiana investigates child-exploitation and pornography...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo in Washington says there's one more panda in the world after its female giant panda gave birth to a cub on Saturday. Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson confirmed in an email that Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) gave birth to the cub at 5:35 p.m. If the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of the three Americans who tackled and disarmed a gunman on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris say they are proud of the men and relieved they weren't killed during those chaotic moments. Tony Sadler said his son, Anthony...
LOOMIS, Calif. (AP) — The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear attack, mountain lion sightings and an uptick in orphaned animals. But the devastating four-year drought that's dried up streams...
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant was conceived during the turbulent 1970s and was under construction when accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl stoked fears of a global nuclear calamity. Twenty-five years after Seabrook began commercial...
NEW YORK (AP) — With a ladder truck, a rescue demonstration and a chance for children to spray a fire hose, a Harlem block party this month honored the 150-year history of the nation's largest fire department. But the recruitment table was there to help shape a changing future...
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawsuits against the NCAA are asking a core question with multibillion-dollar implications: Can college athletes be paid like the pros? For years, the NCAA has been accused of illegally blocking the sort of competition expected in a free market. For example, the U...