BEIJING (AP) — Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. Full Story
China's latest survey finds increase in wild giant pandas
BEIJING (AP) — Wild giant pandas in China are doing well.
Switzerland 1st country to submit pledge for UN climate pact
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Switzerland has become the first country to submit a pledge to the United Nations for a new global climate deal, vowing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth.
NASA approves Sunday spacewalk despite water leak in helmet
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — American astronauts will venture back out for a spacewalk this weekend, despite a helmet water leak on their previous trip outside the International Space Station.
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — A floating Arctic laboratory four decades in the making has arrived at its home port and stands poised to begin unlocking mysteries of one of the wildest places on Earth.
Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a baby orca off the coast of Washington state, the third birth documented this winter but still leaving the population dangerously low.
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's announcement in December that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes.
Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal
GUIUAN, Philippines (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday took his warning about the need for funds for a landmark climate deal to a central Philippine town that was devastated by a killer typhoon in 2013.
UN plans decision in August on mass Ebola vaccine program
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says a decision will be made in August whether to recommend a program of mass vaccination against Ebola in affected countries.
Pink cloud visible in Arizona after New Mexico rocket launch
PHOENIX (AP) — Early risers across much of Arizona were treated to a colorful sight — a pink cloud from a NASA research rocket that was launched Wednesday from a U.S. Army installation in New Mexico.
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