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11/20/2014

NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the ... Read More
11/20/2014

U. of Illinois bee scientists to be honored

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois says a professor renowned for her study of bees and their decline will receive the National Medal ... Read More
11/20/2014

Coconino County to begin enforcing cellphone ban

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Coconino County authorities can start citing drivers Saturday for talking on their cellphones without a hands-free device.The county approved an ... Read More
11/19/2014

Gifts for travelers, from bags to gadgets

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the best travel bag out there? What's the must-have gadget for travelers?AP Travel asked seven people who travel for ... Read More
11/19/2014

UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new United Nations report says the world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming. ... Read More
11/19/2014

Timberlake becomes co-owner of audio tech company

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/20 sound experience when you listen to music: He's now a co-owner ... Read More
11/19/2014

Ga. Researchers given Gulf Coast research grant

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — University of Georgia officials say a group of researchers has been given a multimillion dollar grant to continue studying the environmental ... Read More
11/18/2014

WhatsApp encrypts messages from beginning to end

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting ... Read More
11/18/2014

Air bag system approved for World Cup ski races

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — A radical air bag system that could have a big impact on safety in Alpine skiing has been cleared for use ... Read More
11/18/2014

Food books _ a very good year for geeks and grains

Geeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year's best food books seems to fall into one of those categories.For those of us ... Read More