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Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Wednesday that clears the way to schedule Michigan's first gray wolf hunting season since the resurgent predator, reviled by some as a menace to farm animals and beloved by others as a symbol of untamed wildness, was driven to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states a half-century ago.
Vortex2, a two-year field study of tornadoes in the nation's midsection, is prompting researchers to reconsider theories on how twisters develop, a leader of the project said Friday.
It was a bigger-than-average tree rescue for firefighters in Colorado Springs.
An Arab-backed resolution calling for a political transition in Syria and strongly condemning the regime's escalating use of heavy weapons and "gross violations" of human rights was circulated Thursday to the U.N. General Assembly, but key Syria ally Russia urged other countries to vote "no."
In the final days of his final election, President Barack Obama is finding that a storm IS his campaign.
Ten young scholars have made it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee, where they'll compete for a $25,000 college scholarship.
Criminals working in cells around the world stole $45 million by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards and making withdrawals from ATMs, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The 27 countries where they say cash machines were plundered:
A Wake County judge has ordered a halt to the annual Opossum Drop in the mountain community of Brasstown, a victory for animal rights groups who called lowering the marsupial in a tinsel-covered box on New Years Eve is inhumane.
Recovery operations continue Tuesday morning after a tornado, reported to be a mile wide, touched down in Moore, Oklahoma, leveling Plaza Towers Elementary School and killing a number of children inside.
Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month, after weeks of largely treating the blast as an industrial accident.