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Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth

Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth

By DAN ELLIOTT  11.26.2014
DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating...
FBI Data Show Thousands Of Gun Sales Beat Background Check System

FBI Data Show Thousands Of Gun Sales Beat Background Check System

11.26.2014
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate...
Feds Cancel Permit For Idaho Wolf-Killing Derby

Feds Cancel Permit For Idaho Wolf-Killing Derby

By KEITH RIDLER  11.26.2014
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups have won the latest battle in their effort to halt a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby in Idaho,...
Greek Journalists On Strike

Greek Journalists On Strike

11.26.2014
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek journalists are on a 24-hour strike, pulling all newscasts off the air a day before a nationwide general...
Well This Is An Interesting Tourism Strategy...

Well This Is An Interesting Tourism Strategy...

By JOCELYN GECKER  11.26.2014
BANGKOK (AP) — It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the...
Black Friday Is One Of The Busiest Days For Gun Purchases

Black Friday Is One Of The Busiest Days For Gun Purchases

By MATT STROUD  11.26.2014
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate...
Top Candidate For Defense Secretary Bows Out

Top Candidate For Defense Secretary Bows Out

By JULIE PACE and DONNA CASSATA  11.25.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, a main contender to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration...
Supreme Court To Review EPA Mercury Limits

Supreme Court To Review EPA Mercury Limits

By MARK SHERMAN  11.25.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a...
Rain, Snow To Challenge Eastern Holiday Travelers

Rain, Snow To Challenge Eastern Holiday Travelers

By FRANK ELTMAN  11.25.2014
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to...
Tunisian President To Be Picked In Runoff Race

Tunisian President To Be Picked In Runoff Race

By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA and PAUL SCHEMM  11.25.2014
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A veteran politician from Tunisia's old regime will face off against a symbol of its democratic revolution in a...
Thanksgiving Day Deals Trump Black Friday This Year

Thanksgiving Day Deals Trump Black Friday This Year

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO  11.25.2014
Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
U.S. Economy Grew Faster Than First Reported Last Quarter

U.S. Economy Grew Faster Than First Reported Last Quarter

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER  11.25.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of...
FAA Issues Flight Restrictions Over Ferguson

FAA Issues Flight Restrictions Over Ferguson

11.25.2014
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting the path of some flights into Lambert-St. Louis International Airport...
VA Fires Phoenix Hospital Director

VA Fires Phoenix Hospital Director

By MATTHEW DALY  11.24.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its...