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  • North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy
    North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck.

  • Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive
    Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American id workers infected in West Africa.

  • N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

  • Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus, the port of Athens.

  • Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
    Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

  • 'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
    'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

    BENTON, Calif. (AP) — The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region.

  • Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions
    Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment.

  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
    CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

  • Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead
    Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

    FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said.

  • Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say.

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