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SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing bids farewell to an icon on Tuesday: It’s delivering its final 747 jumbo jet.

DENVER — Costly weather disasters kept raining down on America last year, pounding the nation with 18 climate extremes that caused at least $1 billion in damage each, totaling more than $165 billion, federal climate scientists calculated Tuesday.

DENVER — Costly weather disasters kept raining down on America last year, pounding the nation with 18 climate extremes that caused at least $1 billion in damage each, totaling more than $165 billion, federal climate scientists calculated Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS — Major winter storms continued to dump on California and a stretch of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday, with heavy rain on the West Coast and heavy snow in the north-central states — as a possible tornado damaged homes in the South.

MINNEAPOLIS — Major winter storms continued to dump on California and a stretch of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday, with heavy rain on the West Coast and heavy snow in the north-central states — as a possible tornado damaged homes in the South.

LAS VEGAS — Living with less water in the U.

LAS VEGAS — Living with less water in the U.

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Fusion Breakthrough Could be Climate, Energy Game-Changer

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced a “major scientific breakthrough” Tuesday in the decades-long quest to harness fusion, the energy that powers the sun and stars.

WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced a “major scientific breakthrough” Tuesday in the decades-long quest to harness fusion, the energy that powers the sun and stars.

Nevada Toad in Geothermal Power Fight Gets Endangered Status

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project has officially been declared an endangered species, after U.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project has officially been declared an endangered species, after U.

Ancient DNA Gives Rare Snapshot of Neanderthal Family Ties

NEW YORK — A new study suggests Neanderthals formed small, tightknit communities where females may have traveled to move in with their mates.

NEW YORK — A new study suggests Neanderthals formed small, tightknit communities where females may have traveled to move in with their mates.

Nobel Prize Season Arrives amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster.

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster.
VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif.

FDA Concedes Delays in Response to Baby Formula Shortage

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration acknowledged Tuesday that its response to the U.

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration acknowledged Tuesday that its response to the U.

Univ. of Michigan’s ZEUS Will Be Most Powerful Laser in US

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A newly constructed University of Michigan facility that will be home to the most powerful laser in the United States is hosting its first experiment this week as the nation seeks to become competitive again in the realm of high-power laser facilities.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A newly constructed University of Michigan facility that will be home to the most powerful laser in the United States is hosting its first experiment this week as the nation seeks to become competitive again in the realm of high-power laser facilities.

Farming, Water and Wall Street on Colorado’s Western Slope

LOMA, Colo. — Under the blazing afternoon sun, Joe Bernal navigates a shiny-green John Deere tractor onto a dirt road a few miles north of downtown Fruita.

LOMA, Colo. — Under the blazing afternoon sun, Joe Bernal navigates a shiny-green John Deere tractor onto a dirt road a few miles north of downtown Fruita.
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100 Years after Compact, Colorado River Nearing Crisis Point

DENVER — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem.

DENVER — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem.

Leak Ruins NASA Moon Rocket Launch Bid; Next Try Weeks Away

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new moon rocket sprang another dangerous fuel leak Saturday, forcing launch controllers to call off their second attempt this week to send a crew capsule into lunar orbit with test dummies.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new moon rocket sprang another dangerous fuel leak Saturday, forcing launch controllers to call off their second attempt this week to send a crew capsule into lunar orbit with test dummies.

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