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World’s last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

  BY TOM ODULA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a...

Converting coal would help China’s smog at climate’s expense

  BY MATTHEW BROWN BEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's...

Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more common

BY PATRICK WHITTLE PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of marine scientists says collisions of whales and boats off of the New England coast may...

Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

  BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a very long distance phone call to the International Space Station, to congratulate...

Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can’t grasp it

  BY EGILL BJARNASON REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for...

As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

  BY FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we...

March for Science events to take place around the globe

  BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and...

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station, marking further...

American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule delivered an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut to the...

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so...

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A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...