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Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the countr…

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.

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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

WASHINGTON (AP) — People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to chan…

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US puts off decision on XL pipeline, probably until after November vote

US puts off decision on XL pipeline, probably until after November vote

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, …

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Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) — A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

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Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclero…

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Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury

NEW YORK — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City’s jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcer…

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Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury

NEW YORK (AP) — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being inc…

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Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama…

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Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station.

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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early F…

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Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

Finally — NASA's Kepler finds an Earth-sized planet in the 'Goldilocks zone'

It's not too hot to boil away water, nor too cold to totally freeze it — but whether it's 'just right,' we may never know.

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Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacter…

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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's simila…

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Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.

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FDA warns of risks with fibroid removal procedure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating growths in the uterus could …

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Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about effort…

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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original.

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Study on whole-genome effects revises cause of Down syndrome

Symptoms of Down syndrome are produced by gene impairments across every chromosome, not just one, according to a study that may bring new unde…

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Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

NEW YORK — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are …

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Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

Scientists say that the Ebola (ee-BOH'-lah) virus that has killed scores of people this year in Guinea (GIH'-nee) is a new strain. That means …

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Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease…

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SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to the International Space Station.

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Filipino positive for MERS virus home from UAE

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coro…

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