• The Latest: Commonwealth seeks binding agreement in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:

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  • Beijing aims to refill medicine chest with 'Made in China' drugs

    By Ben Hirschler and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China, already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, is turning its industrial might to the challenge of making more of its own drugs for a vast and aging population. Given the 10 years or more it typically…

  • Why Menstruation Remains a Medical Mystery

    Humans are among the few species in which the process occurs, and although researchers have ideas about why menstruation happens, there are many unknowns. But a better understanding of the hows and whys of menstruation is needed, researchers say. "There's so much we don't understand about why this…
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    Attorney Claims Babies Were Sold Out of St. Louis Hospital Parking Lot: Part 2

    "It was pay for play, cash on delivery," attorney Al Watkins alleged about Homer G. Phillips hospital.

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  • Debris from U.S. rocket recovered off coast of southwest England

    Debris from a U.S. rocket, most likely the doomed SpaceX Falcon 9, has been recovered near the Isles of Scilly, off the coast of southwest England, the UK coastguard has said on Friday. It was covered in barnacles and was initially mistaken for a dead whale. Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency…

  • Drought-hit India's quest for water hampered by thirsty crops

    Pleas by local officials for farmers to switch from rice to oilseeds and pulses and protect dangerously low water levels are falling on deaf ears, and may be further undermined by government policies encouraging cultivation of thirsty crops. "But with extreme events increasing due to climate…

  • Google, Facebook in race to build high-altitude aircraft

    Of all the risky 'moonshot' experiments that Silicon Valley tech giants are throwing money at this year, few seem as odd and starry-eyed as the race between Google's Titan and Facebook's Aquila to dominate ...

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  • Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande met with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming — with emphasis on helping developing countries adapt to a changing world.

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  • El Niño rains triggers more soy fungus in Brazil

    By Gustavo Bonato SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The number of Asian soybean rust fungus cases in Brazil has nearly doubled from the previous year due to heavy rainfall in the south triggered by El Niño, according to industry data. "El Niño causes a higher average rainfall in the south, favoring rust…

  • Another American Ebola Survivor Had Eye Problems

    Ebola survivor Dr. Ian Crozier wasn't the only American to experience eye problems following the disease — a new report describes eye problems in another American doctor who lived through the disease. Dr. Richard Sacra, who works for the Christian mission organization SIM USA, contracted Ebola last…
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    Great Black Friday Deals On Smartphones

    Discounts on Apple smartphones from Target when you sign up with AT&T, Verizon or Sprint.

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  • A piece of SpaceX rocket just washed ashore after spending over a year at sea, and the pictures are incredible

    While some of us were busy munching on turkey this Thanksgiving, a crew of men off the coast of...

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  • How Controversial Gene Editing Could Lead To Groundbreaking Cures

    Thanks to the controversial new technology known as CRISPR, scientists are beginning to make headway in understanding and potentially curing some of the world's most intractable diseases.Sickle-cell anemia, HIV, schizophrenia and autism -- essentially, anything involving bad DNA is now fair game.…

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  • NASA's 'Chemical Laptop' could help future rovers find life on alien planets

    NASA scientists have a new device up their sleeves to help find life on other planets. The rectangular box is being called the "Chemical Laptop," but it's really more of a portable, automated chemistry lab that can be built into future NASA rovers. The Chemical Laptop has one primary goal,…

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  • Egypt says 90 percent chance of hidden rooms in Tut tomb

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.

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  • Progesterone May Not Lower Risk of Repeated Miscarriage

    Pregnant women who have had several miscarriages in the past are sometimes given progesterone supplements, in hopes of avoiding another miscarriage. In the study, researchers found no difference in birth rates between women who received progesterone treatments during their first trimester of…
  • Scientists Unlock Mysteries Of World's Most Massive Volcano

    Two years after confirming that the world's largest single volcano was lurking more than a mile beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean, scientists have begun mapping the massive underwater mountain.What they've discovered about it thus far is as unique as it is amazing.New magnetic data suggests…

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