Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
AP Top Science News, 9 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Marking Christianity''s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home....
Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas
AP Top Science News, 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration''s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change....
Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
AP Top Science News, April 19, 2014
WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii....
Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town
AP Top Science News, April 19, 2014
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it''s going to take a piece of Jackson with it....
NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies
AP Top Science News, April 19, 2014
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) -- John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA''s successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95....
UN Security Council meets on rights in North Korea
AP Top Science News, April 18, 2014
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world," and he told reporters that most council memb...
NASA''s moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned
AP Top Science News, April 18, 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA''s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more....
Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
AP Top Science News, April 17, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that''s similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it''s not too hot and not too cold for life....
Rangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2
AP Top Science News, April 16, 2014
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas center fielder Leonys Martin wound up being the star of a battle of top pitchers....
Paul Weller''s children win lawsuit over pictures
AP Top Science News, April 16, 2014
LONDON (AP) -- The children of musician Paul Weller won a privacy lawsuit Wednesday over paparazzi pictures published on a newspaper website....
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