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Mexico sees sign of hope for Monarch butterflies

Mexico sees sign of hope for Monarch butterflies

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts in Mexico said Tuesday there is a tentative sign of hope for the mass migration of monarch butterflies, whose numbe…

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Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola cases found in lockdown

Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola cases found in lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Health teams that went door-to-door in Sierra Leone found 130 confirmed cases of Ebola during a nationwide shutd…

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Obama: No nation has 'free pass' on climate change

Obama: No nation has 'free pass' on climate change

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly o…

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Ebola threat to EU is 'low' but readiness needed

Ebola threat to EU is 'low' but readiness needed

MILAN (AP) — EU health ministers say the chance that the deadly Ebola virus might spread to Europe is "low" but that they must improve coordin…

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Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown techno…

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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vul…

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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal oper…

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Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printe…

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Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

LONDON (AP) — Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cas…

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Tucson talk: influencing the biomarkers of aging

Tucson talk: influencing the biomarkers of aging

The latest in the UA Arthritis Center's "Living Healthy With Arthritis" speaker series.

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TB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosed

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 i…

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Ebola threat to EU is 'low' but readiness needed

Ebola threat to EU is 'low' but readiness needed

MILAN (AP) — EU health ministers say the chance that the deadly Ebola virus might spread to Europe is "low" but that they must improve coordin…

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Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown techno…

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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vul…

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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal oper…

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Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printe…

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Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

LONDON (AP) — Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cas…

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For Polar Bears, a climate change twist

For Polar Bears, a climate change twist

A warming planet means less ice coverage of the Arctic Sea, leaving the bears with less time and less ice for hunting seals.

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Testing future conditions for the food chain

Testing future conditions for the food chain

Researchers are trying to mimic the growing conditions expected to arise decades in the future.

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TB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosed

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 i…

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SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical…

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US spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mi…

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Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls

Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has essentially stalled for now, officials said Monday, but that isn…

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Dry-roasting process may turn harmless peanuts into allergy nightmares

Peanuts are one of the most common foods that trigger allergies in people, but a new study suggests that it’s not peanuts that are the problem…

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Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to ou…

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Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on cl…

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Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflan…

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Ice in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recorded

NEW YORK (AP) — Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.

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Ice in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recorded

NEW YORK (AP) — Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.

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SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it health care law numerology.

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Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland…

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Spain: Ebola test drug out of supply worldwide

Spain: Ebola test drug out of supply worldwide

MADRID (AP) — Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said…

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Engineers call for national approach to flooding

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons…

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China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year tha…

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Breakfast: Overrated? No! Underrated; winning the battle of the biome

Breakfast: Overrated? No! Underrated; winning the battle of the biome

Dr. Oz answers readers' questions in this weekly Q&A.

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Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Here are some tips to improve your dental care.

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Scientists report global rise in greenhouse gas emissions

Scientists report global rise in greenhouse gas emissions

Global emissions of greenhouse gases jumped 2.3 percent in 2013 to record levels, scientists reported Sunday, in the latest indication that th…

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NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after a year

NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after a year

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

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AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness

AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this mo…

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Sonora reports new mine spill

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — Authorities have issued a new alert of a river spill from the $1 billion-a-year Buenavista copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico.

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Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as t…

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China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year tha…

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astron…

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Rosemont owner drilling to confirm earlier copper estimates

Rosemont owner drilling to confirm earlier copper estimates

Opponents wonder if Hudbay is seeking to expand the proposed mine.

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Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.

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Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury de…

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Spain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.

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Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.

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Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the me…

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Syphilis cases rise sharply in Pima County

Syphilis cases rise sharply in Pima County

Syphilis cases in Pima County have sharply risen this year, and in response, local health officials are offering free confidential testing thr…

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Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

Estate gives $50 million for UA scholarships, research

The donation is from the estate of philanthropist Agnese Nelms Haury.

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He knows what’s buggin’ ya

He knows what’s buggin’ ya

UA entomologists can identify pests and introduce you to new insects.

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Record amount of retardant used on California fire

Record amount of retardant used on California fire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters…

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700 babies maybe exposed to TB at Texas hospital

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee rec…

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For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlem…

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Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged We…

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FDA revises food safety rules due next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained th…

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US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form trainin…

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Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

DENVER (AP) — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful in…

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