FILE - A discarded computer keyboard lies on the dry, cracked bed of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 during the state's worst drought in recorded history. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Study links California drought to global warming

A study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places.…
In this map provided on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. (AP Photo/Joint Agency Coordination Centre)

Material on Australian shore not from Malaysia jet

Australian officials said Thursday that after examining detailed photographs of unidentified material that washed ashore in the southwestern part of the country they are satisfied it is not a clue in the search for the missing Malaysian plane.…
An Afghan policeman, right, and a foreign security guard, left, stand near the main gate of Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.…
A plane takes off at Mineta San Jose International Airport, Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa

A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.…
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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.…
Computer keyboard (KSN File Photo)

FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech.…
FILE- In this Sept. 5, 1975 file photo, U.S. Secret Service agents put handcuffs on Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme after she pointed at President Gerald Ford, in Sacramento, Calif.  (AP Photo/File)

Tape released of woman who pointed gun at Ford

Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial psychiatric examination has been made public.…
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2014 file photo, a smoker demonstrates an e-cigarette in Wichita Falls, Texas. Soon, the Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes. (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey, File)

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.…
Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning

Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

An Army private convicted of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.…