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1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the weeklong journey. The Japanese billionaire said ...

Green energy producers hopeful despite Trump's coal promise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swaths of virgin desert in the U.S. West in recent years have transformed into solar farms, a trend green energy supporters predict will persist even with the election of a presiden...

Explaining new jolts rattling earthquake-ravaged Italy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wave of earthquakes has rocked central Italy in recent months, shattering medieval towns and destroying ancient homes, churches and landmarks. The latest — a magnitude 6.6 — over ...

Study: Drilling may have caused deadly 1933 California quake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research suggests oil drilling decades ago may have triggered earthquakes in the Los Angeles region, including the 1933 quake that killed more than 100 people. ...

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Ana Car didn't remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony. ...

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Ana Car didn't remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony. ...

California extends most ambitious US climate change law

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation's most ambitious climate change law Thursday by another 10 years as California charts a new goal to reduce carbon pollution.The Democratic gove...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:KOREAS-TENSIONS -- North Korea marks its "Military First" holiday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a successful -- and potentially game-changing -- submarine-launched ballistic m...

AP EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar the same day, killing a few people and shattering ancient Buddhist...

NASA's Juno spacecraft prepares for cosmic date with Jupiter

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system.NASA's Juno spacecraft fires its main rocket engine late...