Wounded baby whale gets antibiotic shot to improve grim odds

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Scientists succeeded in giving an antibiotic shot to a badly injured newborn whale they have been tracking off the coasts of Georgia and Florida, hoping to improve what experts st...

Injured baby right whale given grim prognosis after 2nd look

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An endangered newborn right whale spotted with grievous injuries to its head off the Georgia coast is unlikely to survive, though scientists may try to inject the calf with antibi...

Baby right whale spotted with deep wounds off Georgia coast

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A newborn right whale spotted off the coast of Georgia was suffering from deep cuts on either side of its head, dismaying conservationists who closely monitor the southeast U.S. c...

EU's official: No-deal is more harmful for Britain than EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said Thursday that if Britain wants as much access as possible to the bloc's market after it leaves, it won't have unfettered freedom to su...

Eggs from endangered sea turtle stolen from Thai beach

BANGKOK (AP) — A community in southern Thailand has offered a reward for catching whoever stole dozens of unhatched eggs of an endangered turtle species. The Pacific Leatherback turt...

Survivor of boat disaster: 'Sleeping to swimming' in minutes

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A survivor of a Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming" in minutes as rough seas and ice threatened to sin...

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Five crew members missing after a crab fishing vessel sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of ...

Deval Patrick hopes 'magic' can make up for late 2020 start

CHICAGO (AP) — Over a year ago, Woody Kaplan, a major Democratic donor and longtime Deval Patrick supporter, helped the former governor plan his potential presidential bid. “The gam...

Thai official warns of water shortages due to weather, dams

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand should brace for serious water shortages when the hot season begins in March after a year with unusually little rainfall, one of the country's top water management officials sa...

Judge blocks California's alligator ban after Louisiana sues

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law banning the import and sale of alligator and crocodile products. U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller ...

EU chief warns that new Brexit delay might be necessary

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain will struggle to seal an agreement on trade and other aspects of their future ties after Brexit next year and should consider extending the negotiations ...

Invasive silver carp confirmed for 1st time in SW Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two invasive silver carp have been caught in southwestern Minnesota after essentially sneaking into the state through the back door, marking the first confirmed discovery of the jum...

Fish oil firm may be barred from fishing in Chesapeake Bay

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors ...

EU claims better fish quotas; environmentalists disagree

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations say the fish catch quotas they agreed upon for next year means they have made more headway in securing sustainable fishing in their waters — but environmentalist...

Former Japanese official sentenced for killing reclusive son

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court sentenced a former senior government official to six years in prison on Monday for fatally stabbing his socially reclusive son with a kitchen knife. The T...