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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter's poles, until now a largely unexplored region....

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's a glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday....

Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan

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PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter....




Science Says: What's known and not known about marijuana
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot....

Snowy plover chick hatches on Oregon beach
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years and provides hope that a management plan for the federally threatened species is working, wildlife officials said Wednesday....

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn't reach orbit as hoped....

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill....

Science Says: Whale of a mystery solved? How they got so big
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists think they have answered a whale of a mystery: How the ocean creatures got so huge so quickly....

Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before....

Crash report: Confused by spin, Mars probe failed to brake
BERLIN (AP) -- An independent report has concluded that Europe's Schiaparelli probe crash-landed on Mars last year because its systems couldn't cope with a brief, wild rotation during its descent....

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