- Oregon Legislature approves budget, adjourns Updated: Mar-07-14 9:43 pm
- Yellowstone: Bison slaughters done for the season Updated: Mar-07-14 8:46 pm
- Tucson bighorn deaths draws criticism of project Updated: Mar-07-14 7:56 pm
- Bill would ban SeaWorld orca shows in California Updated: Mar-07-14 7:22 pm
- US approves California's new K-12 testing plan Updated: Mar-07-14 7:13 pm
- Judge: Gay marriage trial ruling within 2 weeks Updated: Mar-07-14 4:16 pm
- Johns Hopkins data spilled in 'extortion' attempt Updated: Mar-07-14 3:16 pm
- Statue of Egypt pharoanic princess found in Luxor Updated: Mar-07-14 1:28 pm
- AP Interview: Jindal outlines session priorities Updated: Mar-07-14 12:28 pm
- Copperheads appear on rise as kingsnakes decline Updated: Mar-07-14 7:10 am
- Researcher suspended after dolphin moved to pool Updated: Mar-07-14 3:06 am
- Residents frustrated at lack of nuke dump details Updated: Mar-07-14 12:43 am
- Hawaii modified food bills battered but alive Updated: Mar-06-14 10:29 pm
- Inslee to keep pushing teacher-evaluation bill Updated: Mar-06-14 8:28 pm
- Florida firm to pursue disputed sunken gold Updated: Mar-06-14 5:24 pm
- Hubble Telescope captures shattering asteroid Updated: Mar-06-14 3:46 pm
- Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes Updated: Mar-06-14 3:05 pm
- Wolf encounter leaves cows with post-trauma stress Updated: Mar-06-14 9:25 am
- Public input sought on James River pollution study Updated: Mar-06-14 8:19 am
- Research range successfully fires rocket Updated: Mar-06-14 6:13 am
- UAMS hosting free wellness event in Little Rock Updated: Mar-06-14 4:05 am
- Va awards $2M to boost teacher science, math Updated: Mar-06-14 2:55 am
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- Gene therapy seems safe, may help control HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Fed survey: Winter storms holding back economy Updated: Mar-05-14 4:08 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The state Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
BILLINGS, Montana - Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter migration.
State wildlife officials addressed critics of its sheep-relocation project Friday, saying the effort could still prove successful despite the deaths of more than a dozen bighorns north of Tucson.
SAN DIEGO - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
SAN FRANCISCO - Federal education officials on Friday approved California's plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring, ending a months-long dispute that put the state at risk of sacrificing $1.5 billion in federal school funding.
DETROIT - A federal judge said he expects to make a decision within two weeks of Friday's closing arguments in a challenge to Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.
BALTIMORE - The names, email addresses and telephone numbers of 848 current and former Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students were posted online after a hacker's failed extortion attempt aimed at gaining broader access to the school's computer network, the university said Friday.
CAIRO - Egypt has announced that a team of European archaeologists have found a nearly 2-meter- (6 ½-foot-) tall alabaster statue of a pharoanic princess, dating from approximately 1350 B.C., outside the southern city of Luxor.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to reshape what students are taught in high school and college to provide a pipeline of workers to fill petrochemical and manufacturing jobs his administration has drawn to Louisiana.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - As kingsnakes decline in localized areas of the Southeast, the abundance of one of their common meals - the venomous copperhead - seems to be increasing.
FORT PIERCE, Florida - Federal officials have suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher for allegedly putting a sick dolphin in a resort community's swimming pool without permission.
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - Residents and local officials voiced frustration Thursday with the amount of information being released by the U.S. Department of Energy about a radiation leak last month at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
HONOLULU - The chairwoman of the Hawaii House Agriculture Committee said Thursday she intends to fight for a bill that would establish a task force to study genetically modified foods.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he hopes lawmakers can come to an agreement on the state's teacher-evaluation system before the Legislature adjourns next week.
CINCINNATI - Deep-sea explorers can now recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and more recently has been embroiled in legal fights involving a fugitive treasure hunter, an Ohio judge has ruled in a court order obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first pictures of a disintegrating asteroid.
WASHINGTON - Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Cows that survive a wolf encounter reportedly suffer symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder.
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - Public input is being sought on a pollution study of the James River and its tributaries.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Scientists working with Poker Flat Research Range have successfully launched a NASA sounding rocket.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is scheduled to provide free health care services later this month at its 12th Street Health and Wellness Center.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Virginia Department of Education is awarding more than $2 million in grants to enhance teachers' knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math and their ability to teach the subjects.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the nation from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most U.S. regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.