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New study restores famed fossil to “bird” branch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A raven-sized creature that lived about 150 million years ago is back on its perch, a new study says. Widely pegged as the earliest known bird, Archaeopteryx’s status was called into […]

05/29/2013

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HP develops glasses-free 3-D for mobile devices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers at Hewlett-Packard Co. say they’ve developed a way to put glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices with a wide enough viewing angle to allow viewers to see objects more fully just by tilting the screen.

03/21/2013

Biology prof says eyeball may belong to big squid

MIAMI (AP) – Word that a giant eyeball washed up on a South Florida has created a buzz on the Internet and in the marine biology community. An assistant biology professor at Florida International University […]

10/12/2012

LA sues over Owens Lake dust control

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sued in federal court Friday over demands that it start additional dust control efforts in Owens Lake, a remote body of water that […]

10/12/2012

Meatball goes to Club Med for bears

ALPINE (CNS) – Having left the Angeles National Forest one too many times to visit foothill communities, the bear known as both Meatball and Glenn Berian is out of Los Angeles County today and about […]

08/30/2012

Drought-stricken states welcome rain from Isaac

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]

08/28/2012

U.S. forecasters raise Atlantic hurricane outlook

(AP) – U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its updated […]

08/09/2012

Report: Drought worsens in key farm states

(AP) – The latest U.S. drought map shows that excessively parched conditions continue to worsen in the Plains states that are key producers of corn and soybean crops. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor map released […]

08/09/2012

Ernesto becomes hurricane, heads to Mexico

(AP) – Forecasters say Ernesto has become a hurricane off the coast of Honduras and is headed toward the Yucatan Peninsula. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Ernesto had winds of 80 mph and was […]

08/07/2012

Panda cub born at San Diego Zoo

(AP) – A 20-year-old giant panda has given birth at the San Diego Zoo, and it’s a record. Officials say it’s the sixth cub born at the zoo to Bai Yun, the most at a […]

07/30/2012

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