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EPA rejects ban on poison bombs against cattle predators

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trappers can keep using sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators, the Trump administration said Thursday, rejecting calls...

OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up oil price

VIENNA (AP) - The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are meeting Thursday to decide whether to cut production even further in...

Miami Beach unveils traffic sculpture made of sand

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It took artist Leandro Erlich two years and 330 tons (299 metric tons) of sand to create his largest...

German farmers won’t appeal climate lawsuit defeat

BERLIN (AP) - Three German farming families say they won’t appeal a court’s decision to dismiss their climate change lawsuit against Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

Experts say Mekong River’s new color a worrying sign

BANGKOK (AP) - Experts say the aquamarine color the Mekong River has recently acquired may beguile tourists but it also indicates a problem caused...

Climate simulations are mostly accurate, study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The computer models used to simulate what heat-trapping gases will do to global temperatures have been pretty spot-on in their predictions,...

Shocked? Electric eel powers aquarium’s Christmas lights

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up...

Shocked? Electric eel powers aquarium’s Christmas lights

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up...

Climate activists target Liberal Democrats in UK election

LONDON (AP) - Extinction Rebellion says six of its activists have targeted the U.K. election campaign bus of the Liberal Democrats including one protester...

EU climate leadership in doubt as bloc set to miss 2030...

MADRID (AP) - The European Union said Wednesday that it will likely miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow...