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This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 5:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents...
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This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 4:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as millions of other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Trump administration is set to authorize the sale of surveillance drones to India as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting on June 26. That's according to a congressional aide and an industry representative speaking to The Associated Press. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations. The leaders of the world's two largest democracies will convene at the White House. They...
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A military police officer stands by his motorcycle next to flames from a forest fire near Mazagon in southern Spain, Sunday June 25, 2017. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Alberto Diaz)
June 25, 2017 - 3:52 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and threatened a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The fire started on Saturday night on Spain's southern coast, then advanced east to...
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In this image supplied by INFOCA and taken Saturday June 24, 2017, a forest fire blazes in the Moguer area in southern Spain. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (INFOCA via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's...
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June 23, 2017 - 11:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Friday's verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas, involves four Kansas farmers...
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June 22, 2017 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats denounced President Donald Trump's proposed energy budget Thursday, and even Trump's energy secretary distanced himself from a plan that would slash funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and basic science. The proposal also would eliminate...
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June 21, 2017 - 8:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet. Seismologists said Wednesday's automatically generated report of a magnitude 6.8 quake in the Pacific Ocean 10 miles west of Santa Barbara was a false alarm based on a quake that...
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This image provided by the National Eye Institute shows a microscopic image of a retina being damaged by the so-called “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration. An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older adults. Age-related macular degeneration gradually erodes seniors’ central vision, making it difficult to read or see faces. (National Eye Institute via AP)
June 21, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading...
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This photo shows the headquarters of Oregon's Driver and Motor Vehicles Division on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Salem, Ore. In a move hailed by LGBT rights groups, Oregon became the first state in the U. on Thursday to allow residents to mark their gender as "not specified" on applications for driver's licenses, learner's permits and identity cards. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
June 16, 2017 - 12:42 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a move hailed by LGBT rights groups, Oregon became the first state in the US on Thursday to allow residents to mark their gender as "not specified" on applications for driver's licenses, learner's permits and identity cards. Under the new rule approved by the Oregon...
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