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AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

By Michael Biesecker Tom Krisher |
President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars an...

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

By Seth Borenstein and Christina Larson | Sep 21
North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows.

From DNA, Scientists Create Skull of Neanderthal Cousin

From DNA, Scientists Create Skull of Neanderthal Cousin

By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 21
Scientists say they've deciphered features of the skull and some other details of a mysterious, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA.

Uptick Seen in Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus in Some U.S. States

Uptick Seen in Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus in Some U.S. States

By Mike Stobbe and Jennifer McDermott | Sep 21
The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report.

History Buff Finds Ships That Sank in 1878 In Lake Michigan

History Buff Finds Ships That Sank in 1878 In Lake Michigan

By Corey Williams | Sep 21
A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago.

Facebook Suspends Thousands of Apps but User Impact Unclear

Facebook Suspends Thousands of Apps but User Impact Unclear

By Barbara Ortutay and Frank Bajak | Sep 21
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.