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  • Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska’s Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday. Samples taken from…

  • Nike offers partial refund to end FuelBand lawsuit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nike will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought FuelBand fitness trackers in the last 3 1/2 years, resolving a lawsuit that says the products can’t accurately tally…

  • A look at the sweeping Senate transportation bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate and House are moving toward a showdown over a must-pass transportation bill this week. If they don’t reach an agreement by Friday, the government will be forced to halt highway…

  • NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of…

  • Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buy stores

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season. Best Buy Co. says it will sell the Apple Watch at 100 of its stores…

  • Worldwide strengthening El Nino giveth and taketh away

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In California, they’re counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they’ve already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It’s both an economic stimulus and a recession-maker.…

  • Magnitude 4.5 and 4.0 earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

    CRESCENT, Okla. (AP) — Two moderate earthquakes have been recorded in central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 4.5 magnitude quake at 1:12 p.m. Monday and a 4.0 magnitude quake at 12:49 p.m. Both…

  • Correction: Lake Michigan Shipwreck story

    MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — In a story July 23 about a dive team discovering a 116-year-old shipwreck in Lake Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the group that has discovered 15 other…

  • Technology could end fights over the office thermostat

    WASHINGTON – In offices across the region, it’s likely that some co-workers, at least part of the time, aren’t happy with the temperature. Help beyond space heaters and fans could be on the way however.…

  • Magazine site offline after publishing cover of 35 Cosby accusers

    WASHINGTON — The website for New York magazine went dark Monday morning in the wake of the publication’s latest cover featuring 35 women who have publicly accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault during the course of…

  • Stephen Hawking fields questions on artificial intelligence

    LONDON (AP) — Have a question about artificial intelligence and think theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is the man to ask? Hawking is giving the Internet-going public a rare chance to pose direct questions to him…

  • Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. Federal…

  • Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But…

  • China lifting ban on sales of video game consoles

    BEIJING (AP) — China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai. Consoles produced in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone will automatically be…

  • Upgrade your old electronics with one new device

    WASHINGTON – With constant upgrades and new items hitting the market, older electronic devices can sometimes end up taking up shelf space with little use. But don’t toss your old MP3 player just yet. There’s…