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Scientists unlock DNA codes for woolly mammoths
3 days ago -
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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State Department: Four Americans dead in Nepal quick, two identified
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says at least four Americans have died in Nepal's earthquake. [Read More]
Earthquake relief effort overwhelmed Earthquake relief effort overwhelmed
6 hours ago -
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal’s earthquake-hit capital was short on everything today as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families’ needs. [Read More]
Aid organizations face daunting challenges
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LONDON — International aid agencies and governments mobilized Sunday to respond to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, saying they faced challenges in getting assistance to the country and distributing it amid the widespread devastation there. [Read More]
Supporters of Iran bill discourage amendments Supporters of Iran bill discourage amendments
6 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran, offering Republican presidential candidates a chance to prove their hawkishness toward Iran and support for Israel. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Senate GOP pressured to show results ANALYSIS: Senate GOP pressured to show results
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HARRISBURG — Even before Gov. Tom Wolf took office, Republican lawmakers drew lines in the sand. Now, with two months until the new fiscal year begins, Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are under the gun to back up their words with votes. [Read More]
Corinthian Colleges to shut down campuses
6 hours ago -
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. [Read More]
Clinton Foundation acknowledges mistakes
6 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors, saying that its policies on transparency and contributions from foreign governments are “stronger than ever.” [Read More]
Thousands expected at Baltimore funeral
6 hours ago -
BALTIMORE — Thousands were expected today at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police. [Read More]
Judges to decide on electronics use in courtrooms
6 hours ago -
With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declining to ban tweets, texts, email and other electronic communication in Pennsylvania courtrooms, county judges will decide on a case-by-case basis whether the public and news organizations are allowed to report court proceedings in real time. [Read More]
Quacking duck ringtone helps firefighter rescue ducklings
6 hours ago -
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain. [Read More]
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