DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said.
Tsunamis aren’t just bigger-than-average waves. Triggered by undersea earthquakes or volcanic eruptions like the one in Tonga, they are fast, massive and potentially destructive. Here’s why.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The sweeping “zero-tolerance” strategy that China has used to keep COVID-19 case numbers low and its economy functioning may, paradoxically, make it harder for the country to exit the pandemic.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — After a difficult first year in office, Vice President Kamala Harris enjoyed a homecoming of sorts Friday, taking a helicopter tour in Southern California mountains to highlight new funding for federal wildfire programs.
POIPU, Hawaii (AP) — A marine mammal rescue team is looking for an adult humpback whale entangled in debris off the coast of Hawaii.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.
The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the U.S.: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center.
Ever wonder how an air-breathing mammal can eat a boatload of krill and ocean water in a single gulp and not choke?
And they say it could lead to new materials in the future.
The Biden administration on Friday announced policy changes to attract international students specializing in science, technology, engineering and math — part of the broader effort to make the U.S. economy more competitive.
HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii’s board of regents on Thursday adopted a draft plan for management of land on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s tallest mountain, where an embattled giant telescope project has sparked discord about land-use decisions.
Beavers in our landscapes have great potential to provide small-scale adaptations to climate change, if humans can figure out how to live with them.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Native American tribe has agreed to lease more of its water to help address dwindling supplies in the Colorado River Basin, officials announced Thursday.
Next month, fans of the Sioux City Symphony's Brass Quintet have the chance to catch a free concert of original works and arrangements.
Read through the obituaries published today in Sioux City Journal.
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RUDD, Iowa (AP) — On Dec. 15, a serial derecho ripped through parts of Iowa, leaving a path of devastation behind. But one of the hardest-hit communities in North Iowa was Rudd in Floyd County.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For decades, crowds gathered to see the latest Hollywood films at the Ingersoll theater, a west side landmark in Des Moines, and later to take in both professional and amateur performances during its years as a dinner theater.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A TeamMates mentoring relationship inspired McDaid sixth-grader Ben Hankla to help students in Kenya.
NEW YORK (AP) — From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the top U.S. public health agency has been criticized as too slow to collect and act on new information.
If you took the temperature of space, what would you get? It all depends on where you put the thermometer.
Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities.
In a wealthy enclave nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents now face more aggressive consequences for wasting water — including the threat of having their water flows slowed to a trickle if they repeatedly flout conservation rules.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court justices on Wednesday weighed which map they should order enacted to set political boundaries for the next decade in the battleground state, with competing partisan interests arguing why theirs was the best option.
An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. Many wondered why the blast was so big, how the resulting tsunami traveled so far, and what will happen next.
An Anthon, Iowa, man was sentenced Friday to more than 29 years in federal prison for taking and distributing sexually explicit pictures of a 13-year-old.
Her heart aches every day, she said, and no prison sentence, nothing anyone can say to or about her, will be harsher than the self-hatred she feels for killing 14-month-old Easton Milda in their Vermillion home.
The 40-year-old woman removed several feet of copper wiring, causing thousands of dollars in damages to the electrical substations.
The government alleged that from August 2014-August 2019, Tri-State submitted false claims for payment to government healthcare programs for surgical procedures and office visits performed by a plastic surgeon who previously was a partner with Tri-State.
SIOUX CITY -- Kinseth Hospitality Inc. is asking the Sioux City Council to amend its development agreement with the city for the 150-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel due to problems hiring as many hotel staff as the company promised.
A jury's paperwork mix-up resulted in a central Illinois judge announcing a not guilty verdict in a murder trial, only to inform the defendant minutes later that he had in fact been convicted.
Seventeen employees of Nebraska’s prison system more than doubled the size of their paychecks during the past fiscal year. How? They made more in overtime pay than they did in base salary, according to data provided by the state.
A leading proponent of medical marijuana legislation criticized a bill introduced Thursday, saying it will not actually provide Nebraskans with access to medical marijuana.