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Travelers arriving at McCarran International Airport make their way thru the taxi queue in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Gambler rewards man who returned $300K left in cab

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A poker player who left $300,000 in the back seat of a Las Vegas taxi made good on his promise this week, handing over a $10,000 reward to the honest cabbie […]

12/27/2013

This image taken by Michael Middleton, the Duchess's father, in early August 2013 and supplied by Kensington Palace, shows the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their son, Prince George, in the garden of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, England, with Tilly the retriever, seen left, a Middleton family pet, and Lupo, the couple's cocker spaniel. (AP Photo/Michael Middleton/TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge )

1st portraits of Prince George are a family affair

LONDON (AP) — Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have bypassed professional photographers and chosen family snapshots for the first official images of their new son, Prince George. Royal officials on Tuesday released photos […]

08/20/2013

In this July 27, 2012 photo, British stuntman Mark Sutton, parachuting into the Olympic Stadium, dressed as James Bond, during the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. (AP Photo/PA,  Lewis Whyld, File)

British stuntman dies in wingsuit mishap in Alps

GENEVA (AP) — He wasn’t a competitor, but Mark Sutton still got one of the biggest cheers of the 2012 Olympics. Sutton, who was killed during a wingsuit jump in the Alps this week, was […]

08/15/2013

This combination of images made available by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Thursday, July 25, 2013 shows a comparison between the higher resolution provided by the new ISIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph), right, and the SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) spacecraft. Launched in June 2013, NASA's IRIS has a scheduled mission of two years. Scientists say the observations will help shed light on the sun's impact on Earth. (AP Photo/NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center)

New NASA telescope scours sun in ‘grand opening’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is getting an unprecedented close-up look at the sun, thanks to a new telescope. NASA’s IRIS spacecraft, launched just a month ago, already is providing detailed pictures of the […]

07/25/2013

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NASA set to launch latest satellite to study sun

LOS ANGELES (AP) – NASA is preparing to launch its latest sun-monitoring satellite on a mission to improve space weather prediction. The Iris satellite will observe a little-studied region of the sun that emits ultraviolet […]

06/04/2013

Solar flare

Sun unleashes strongest solar flare of 2013 so far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sun has fired off a massive flare, the strongest solar eruption this year. The powerful flare occurred Sunday and erupted on the side of the sun that was not facing […]

05/13/2013

NASA Curiosity rover

Curiosity sleeps as solar blast races toward Mars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA says the Curiosity rover is hunkering down after the sun unleashed a blast headed for Mars. Project managers said Wednesday they powered down the car-size rover as a precaution since it suffered a recent computer problem.

03/06/2013

FDA

FDA allows generic version of scarce cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say approval of the first generic version of cancer drug Doxil will help resolve a lingering shortage triggered by manufacturing deficiencies.

02/04/2013

Banana Boat recalls sunscreen due to fire risk

WASHINGTON (AP) – The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling one of its spray-on products after reports that a handful of people have caught on fire after applying the lotion. Energizer Holdings is pulling […]

10/19/2012

Watchdog: 3,600 complaints over naked prince pics

LONDON (AP) – A press watchdog says it has received some 3,600 complaints over The Sun’s decision to publish nude photos of Britain’s Prince Harry. The tabloid was the only national newspaper to carry the […]

08/28/2012

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