Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to record weak levels....
Flat math and reading results in national report card

Flat math and reading results in national report card

WASHINGTON (AP) — The results of the latest Nation's Report Card are in and the news isn't good.Fourth-graders made no improvements in math or...
Fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia

Fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (AP) — An ancient human finger bone found in Saudi Arabia provides a new clue about when and how our species migrated...
The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects,...
SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food, experiments

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food, experiments

A SpaceX capsule carrying food, experiments and other goods for NASA has arrived at the International Space Station after a two-day journey.The Dragon capsule...
Plowing a path: State to buy farms to help new farmers

Plowing a path: State to buy farms to help new farmers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is launching a program to buy farms and sell them to new farmers for dirt cheap.A farm bought...
Review: Book shows Apollo 8 was a big risk for 3 astronauts

Review: Book shows Apollo 8 was a big risk for 3 astronauts

"Rocket Men" (Random House), by Robert KursonThe first astronauts to orbit the moon ended their 1968 Christmas Eve television broadcast with a personal message...
A ribbit of hope: Panama frogs hop back after nasty disease

A ribbit of hope: Panama frogs hop back after nasty disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of silence, the rhythmic dee-dee-deeps of frogs and toads are returning in parts of Panama.A deadly fungal disease devastated...
Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter

Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a double cosmic conundrum: Lots of stuff that was already invisible has gone missing.Astronomers have found a distant galaxy where...
NASA delays next-generation space telescope until 2020

NASA delays next-generation space telescope until 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has delayed the launch of its next-generation space telescope until 2020.Officials say they need more time to assemble...
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