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This undated photo provided by The Rockefeller University shows Michael W. Young, who was one of three Americans awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, for discoveries about the body's daily rhythms. The other winners are are Jeffrey C. Hall and Michael Rosbash. (Mario Morgado/The Rockefeller University via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 8:24 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Nobel Medicine winner Michael Rosbash says, at 73, it's usually never good to get a call at 5:09 a.m. on your landline. He told The Associated Press on Monday that "when the landline rings at that...
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This Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 photo provided by GeoHazards Divison, Vanuatu Meteorological and GeoHazards Department, shows an aerial view of the volcanic cone that has formed in Lake Vui near the summit of Ambae Island, Vanuatu. The evacuation of the Vanuatu island was continuing on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 even after scientists said an erupting volcano had stabilized. A makeshift fleet of vessels ranging from large landing craft to tiny water taxis was moving thousands of people from Ambae island to other nearby islands in the Pacific archipelago. (Brad Scott/GeoHazards Divison, VMGD via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 1:44 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The evacuation of a Vanuatu island was continuing on Monday even after scientists said an erupting volcano had stabilized. A makeshift fleet of vessels ranging from tiny water taxis to large landing craft was moving thousands of people from Ambae island to nearby...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, April 17, 2015, a national library employee shows the gold Nobel Prize medal awarded to the late novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in Bogota, Colombia. The Nobel prize has greater personal impact than merely receiving the monetary award, as it marks the recipient in terms of esteem and global recognition. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, FILE)
October 01, 2017 - 10:43 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — In terms of esteem and recognition, it's always a good year to win a Nobel Prize. In terms of money, 2017 is better than the past two years. The Nobel Prize announcements begin Monday with the medicine award and each prize this year is worth 9 million kronor ($1.1 million). In the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear walks through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly recovery coordinator Hilary Cooley says a proposal to lift threatened species protections for an estimated 1,000 grizzlies in northwestern Montana could come next year. (Doug Kelley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 6:43 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, the U.S. government is considering the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48, federal officials said Friday. Hunters and trappers widely...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear walks through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly recovery coordinator Hilary Cooley says a proposal to lift threatened species protections for an estimated 1,000 grizzlies in northwestern Montana could come next year. (Doug Kelley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 6:26 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, the U.S. government is considering the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48, federal officials said Friday. Hunters and trappers widely...
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This artist's rendering made available by Elon Musk on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 shows SpaceX's new mega-rocket design on the Earth's moon. With the 350-foot-tall spacecraft, Musk announced that his private space company aims to launch two cargo missions to Mars in 2022. (SpaceX via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 5:16 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chief Elon Musk's elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications. At a conference in Australia on Friday, Musk said if you build a ship capable of going to the moon and Mars, why not use it for high-speed...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear walks through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly recovery coordinator Hilary Cooley says a proposal to lift threatened species protections for an estimated 1,000 grizzlies in northwestern Montana could come next year. (Doug Kelley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 2:19 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears the U.S. government plans to consider the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48. A proposal to lift protections could come next year, U.S...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear walks through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. U.S. Fish and Wildlife grizzly recovery coordinator Hilary Cooley says a proposal to lift threatened species protections for an estimated 1,000 grizzlies in northwestern Montana could come next year. (Doug Kelley /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
September 29, 2017 - 1:36 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears the U.S. government plans to consider the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48. A proposal to lift protections could come next year, U.S...
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A boy sits in front of his shelter at an evacuee camp outside the Mount Agung volcano in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Warnings that the volcano on the tourist island will erupt have sparked an exodus of tens of thousands of people as authorities have ordered the evacuation of villagers living within a high danger zone that in places extends 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from its crater. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
September 29, 2017 - 6:06 am
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — A week after authorities put Bali's volcano on high alert, tremors that indicate an eruption is coming show no sign of abating, swelling the exodus from the region to at least 140,000 people. Disaster authorities on the Indonesian island famed for its lush tropical interior...
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September 29, 2017 - 5:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Getting anywhere on the planet in under an hour — one of the more intriguing possibilities that Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator, raised as he unveiled plans for a new rocket. Musk said the vessel would both take off and land vertically, like a space rocket. It would fly most...
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