Scientists: Greenland ice sheet is melting freakishly early

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenland’s massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early thanks to a weather system that brought unseasonably...

CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects

AP Photo/Felipe Dana NEW YORK (AP) — Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials...

Coyote found shot in head, starving delivers healthy pups

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — First, rescuers realized the emaciated coyote they pulled from the bottom of an empty reservoir had been shot between the eyes...

Judge gives Texas ‘affluenza’ teen nearly 2 years in jail

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck...

San Francisco 99-year-old facing eviction can stay for now

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For now, 99-year-old Iris Canada can keep climbing the stairs to the apartment where she has lived for more than 60 years,...

Study: Brain implant lets paralyzed man regain use of hand

NEW YORK (AP) — A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in...