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This image released by Marvel Studios shows Paul Rudd in a scene from "Ant-Man and the Wasp." (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales. According to studio estimates Sunday, the "Ant-Man" sequel easily surpassed the $57 million debut of the 2015 original in...
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This image released by Marvel Studios shows Paul Rudd in a scene from "Ant-Man and the Wasp." (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales. According to studio estimates Sunday, the "Ant-Man" sequel easily surpassed the $57 million debut of the 2015 original in...
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July 07, 2018 - 1:43 pm
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A bear that was relocated to northern New Hampshire a week ago after she and her cubs were raiding trash bins and bird feeders near Dartmouth College in Hanover is on the move, traveling nearly 70 miles in seven days as she likely tries to find her way back home and to her cubs...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016, file photo, a xoloitzcuintli is shown in the ring during the non-sporting group competition at the140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. A new study published Thursday, July 5, 2018, in the journal Science provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of Europeans and left little to no trace in modern American dogs. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of Europeans. An international team of researchers says the only surviving legacy appears to be a cancer that afflicts dogs that arose from the cells of a dog that lived...
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U.S. flags surrounding the Washington Monument are backlit by the rising sun on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense of a United States divided...
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U.S. flags surrounding the Washington Monument are backlit by the rising sun on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 04, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks thundering across night skies, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense...
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige signs legislation banning the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in Honolulu. The law makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. The prohibition takes effect in 2021. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
July 03, 2018 - 8:10 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. The move makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. "This is just one small step toward protecting and...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:01 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. Tuesday's signing makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. The prohibition takes effect in 2021. Scientists...
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July 03, 2018 - 12:26 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As a heat wave scorches the region, New York state environmental officials are asking anglers to be considerate of heat-stressed fish. Trout and salmon are cold-water fish that suffer when water warms up above 70 degrees. They tend to seek refuge in pockets of cold water created...
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In this photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, a female bear cub lies on a table with bandages on her burned paws in Del Norte, Colo., June 27, 2018. The cub was rescued on June 22, 2018, from a wildfire north of Durango, Colo., is being treated at a Colorado Parks and Wildlife facility in Del Norte, is expected to recover and to be returned to the wild. (Joe Lewandowski/ Colorado Parks and Wildlife via AP)
June 29, 2018 - 6:20 pm
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — An orphaned bear cub that suffered painful burns to her paws in one of a half-dozen wildfires scorching Colorado is being nursed back to health, state officials said Friday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers believe the bear will recover well enough to be released this...
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