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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International...

Students abducted from Nigerian school 2 weeks ago freed

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Students, teachers and relatives abducted two weeks ago from a school in northern Nigeria have been freed. The students,...

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN (AP) — Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several...

AP sources: Feds pinpoint suspect in officer's riot death

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators probing the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot have zeroed in...

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a...

Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but because at first glance the Johnson & Johnson...

Water near Arizona Air Force base is tainted in latest case

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says it will be distributing bottled water to thousands of residents and business owners near its...

European court: governments must prove climate change effort

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A top European court is forcing 33 governments to prove they are cutting emissions in line with the requirements...

New Mexico goes to court over slow cleanup at US nuclear lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is going after the federal government for failing to make progress on cleaning up contamination left behind...

Avalanche danger high, 32 deaths confirmed this season

DENVER (AP) — Snowboarder Maurice Kervin glided into the snow along the steep terrain in the Colorado backcountry like he's done so...