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Paris accord rulebook takes shape at UN climate talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:47am

Negotiators from almost 200 countries are making a last-minute effort to resolve differences on the rules that will govern the 2015 Paris climate accord.

Photos from Japan space rovers show rocky asteroid surface

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:49am

Japan's space agency says more than 200 photos taken by two small rovers on an asteroid show no signs of a smooth area for the planned touchdown of a spacecraft early next year.

Virgin Galactic aims to reach space with tourism rocket

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:23am

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is preparing to take the long-awaited step of trying to fly its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.

SnoHub app connects homeowners with people who clear snow

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:43pm

Many people are looking to make an extra buck or two with a side gig. SnoHub is like Lyft or Uber for snow.

Here's how to see the brightest comet of the year

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:37pm

Stargazers will be able to see one of the brightest comets in recent memory over the next few days.

The Latest: Virgin Galactic sending rocket to edge of space

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:40pm

The Latest on scheduled test flight of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship (all times local):

Weather agency chief: I've never briefed Trump on warming

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:27pm

The head of the government agency that monitors climate change says that in nearly two years he has never discussed the issue with President Donald Trump.

Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:44pm

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.

More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:29pm

High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle, say scientists studying later school start times.

Emily Blunt on the 'daunting' task of playing Mary Poppins

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:04pm

Emily Blunt loves a challenge, and in the world of movie musicals there's no greater trial than following in the footsteps of Julie Andrews to bring one of her most iconic, and beloved, roles to the screen for the first time in over half a century.

States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:39am

Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.

When it comes to natural gas, US 'open for business'

Jie Jenny Zou Of The Center for Public Integrity, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:59am

Last November, diplomats from Brazil to Japan joined oil and gas executives at the headquarters of Washington's largest lobbying group to christen a new partnership.

The Latest: Ex-VP Gore thinks Trump may help climate cause

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:37am

The Latest on the climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):

UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:59am

The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises in tackling global warming, amid concern that the U.N. conference on the issue could end without a substantial agreement.

Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:33am

A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide.

Washington state builds bridge to keep wildlife off highway

Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:14pm

Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands.

NASA's Mars lander takes selfie from above with robotic arm

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:27pm

NASA's new Mars lander has taken a selfie from above, using a camera on its long robotic arm.

Former nicotine research monkeys now at primate sanctuary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:08am

More than two dozen monkeys that were test subjects in nicotine addiction research denounced by British primatologist Jane Goodall have been moved from an Arkansas lab to a Florida primate sanctuary.

2 technicians killed at Antarctica science station

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:21pm

The National Science Foundation says two technicians working on a fire-suppression system at an Antarctica scientific station were found unconscious and died.

The Latest: Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:59pm

The Latest on former patients demanding to know what happened to photos taken by a doctor accused of molestation (all times local):