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Scientists unlock DNA codes for woolly mammoths
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NEW YORK — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back the extinct beast. [Read More]

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Hundreds dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal Hundreds dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. [Read More]
Obama takes blame for deaths Obama takes blame for deaths
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WASHINGTON — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the “heartbreaking tragedy” of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. [Read More]
Petraeus sentenced to probation for leaks Petraeus sentenced to probation for leaks
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced David H. Petraeus, a former CIA director and the highest-profile general from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to two years’ probation for providing classified information to a woman with whom he was having an affair. [Read More]
Senate votes to confirm Lynch as attorney general Senate votes to confirm Lynch as attorney general
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WASHINGTON — After one of the nation’s most protracted Cabinet-level confirmation delays, the Senate on Thursday approved Loretta Lynch to be attorney general. [Read More]
Wolf garners more opposition to plan replace drilling fee
21 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — An organization of Pennsylvania’s municipalities is joining counties in opposing Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to replace a variable fee on Marcellus shale natural gas wells with a flat annual payment to local governments in drilling areas. [Read More]
Challenge from Kane prompts postponement Challenge from Kane prompts postponement
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HARRISBURG — A judge has postponed a hearing next week on whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be held in contempt of court after Kane’s lawyers on Thursday challenged the basis for the hearing. [Read More]
Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack
21 hours ago -
MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said today. [Read More]
Recalls raise questions about cause
21 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related. [Read More]
Benghazi panel seeks more from Clinton
21 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — As Hillary Rodham Clinton steps up her presidential campaign, she can expect to face more rounds of public questioning over the 2012 Benghazi attacks in Libya and her use of a private email account while she was secretary of state. [Read More]
Casey to endorse Hillary Clinton
21 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is preparing to publicly endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. [Read More]
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