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High risk for 2nd tunnel collapse at nuclear waste site

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - There is a high risk that a second tunnel filled with radioactive waste might collapse at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation...

High risk for 2nd tunnel collapse at nuclear waste site

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy says there is a high risk that a second tunnel filled with radioactive waste might...

Scientists alarmed by 6 right whales deaths in Canada

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marine scientists are alarmed by the deaths of six endangered North Atlantic right whales in Canadian waters during the past...

Couple accused of trying to sell deer parts taken from trash

LITITZ, Pa. (AP) - Charges have again been filed against former Pennsylvania restaurant owners accused of scavenging deer parts from trash bins outside butcher...

Endangered Hawaiian monk seal gives birth on Waikiki beach

HONOLULU (AP) - An endangered Hawaiian monk seal has given birth on a Waikiki beach - the first such birth in at least several...

Progress made fighting Arizona fire that forced evacuations

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Crews made considerable progress Thursday fighting an Arizona forest fire that shut down youth summer camps, forced thousands from...

Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - After repeated failures over decades, U.S. wildlife officials have finally drafted a recovery plan for endangered wolves that once roamed...

Europeans line up behind Paris accord, free trade before G20

BERLIN (AP) - European leaders said Thursday they are ready to defend the Paris climate accord and free trade when they face President Donald...

Study links at-risk orcas’ failed pregnancies to scarce food

SEATTLE (AP) - Endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state are having pregnancy problems because they cannot find enough fish...

Holliday joins Castro, Hicks on Yanks’ DL; Austin next?

CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Holliday joined Starlin Castro, Aaron Hicks and Greg Bird on the disabled list of the slumping New York Yankees due...