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Virus-weary Texas braces for Hurricane Hanna’s arrival

HOUSTON (AP) - Hurricane Hanna rumbled toward the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, lashing the shoreline with wind gusts, rain and storm surge, and...

Aid group claims harassment in Italy’s block of rescue boat

MILAN (AP) - A migrant rescue organization said Thursday that Italian authorities have blocked its ship in a Sicilian port, characterizing the move as...

Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

HONOLULU (AP) - Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is rapidly spreading...

Scientists learn how tiny critters make ocean ‘snot palaces’

KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) - Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels...

Judge: Salvage firm can recover Titanic’s telegraph machine

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage firm can retrieve the Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast...

Virus delay, early ice melt challenge Arctic science mission

BERLIN (AP) - They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar bears, but a pandemic just wasn't part...

Isolated by oceans: Hawaii, other islands tamp down virus

HONOLULU (AP) - Flying to a faraway beach might seem like the perfect way to escape a pandemic, but for isolated Pacific islands, controlling...

Pandemic forces Arctic expedition to take 3-week break

BERLIN (AP) - Organizers of a year-long international Arctic science expedition say they have found a way to keep going despite difficulties caused by...

In Hawaii case, justices see broad reach of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they...

Supreme Court rejects EPA’s narrow view of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they...