Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected
Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected

A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed but no damage reported.

Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle
Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.

August 19th, 11:21 am
Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing
Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

Not Fake News: The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the country.

August 18th, 11:11 am
Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires
Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

August 19th, 11:26 am
Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species decline
Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species decline

Scientists studying the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border say climate change could be to blame.

22 hrs 54 mins ago
Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target
Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abandoned plans to legislate to Australia's limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers.

17 hrs 2 mins ago
Smoke across US West blots out mountains, poses health risks
Smoke across US West blots out mountains, poses health risks

Smoke from wildfires has blotted out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delayed flights and forced authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors.

1 hr 2 mins ago
Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online
Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online

Melania Trump is encouraging technology and social media companies to provide more opportunities for children to share ideas on how to be good citizens online.

6 hrs 48 mins ago
Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants
Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration is set to roll back a key piece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, proposing regulations that give states wide authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.

2 hrs 58 mins ago
Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments.

August 15th, 6:10 pm
Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent
Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking noises coming from the structure.

11 hrs 14 mins ago
Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil
Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past.

16 hrs 44 mins ago
Retailers, airlines lift US stocks higher, extending gains
Retailers, airlines lift US stocks higher, extending gains

U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher in early trading, adding to the market's upbeat finish last week amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

6 hrs 48 mins ago
A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet
A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets.

6 hrs 59 mins ago
David Cross show on at Utah college after 'offensive' tweet
David Cross show on at Utah college after 'offensive' tweet

The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was "deeply offensive.".

4 hrs 53 mins ago
Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student
Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student

Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot over comments that authorities deemed threatening to a transgender student in Oklahoma.

4 hrs 33 mins ago

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