Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals.

  • Written by JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press LINDA A. JOHNSON, Associated Press

Traveling video-makers off track with selfies in Yellowstone

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In the latest episode of tourists disturbing wildlife and sensitive geological sites in a national park, a group of men who post pictures and videos of their travels on social media are in hot water for walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, snapping selfies and dipping a hand into water that can reach the boiling point.

  • Written by BOB MOEN, Associated Press

Space shuttle external tank to be displayed in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA has shipped its last space shuttle external propellant tank to California to join the retired orbiter Endeavour on display in Los Angeles. The plan is to mount the winged spaceship vertically on the massive tank as if ready for launch, complete with a real pair of solid rocket boosters.

  • Written by JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press

Girl kidnapped by Boko Haram found traumatized, with baby

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — One of the teenagers kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists over two years ago from a school in northeastern Nigeria has been found with a baby and was reunited Wednesday with her mother — the first of the Chibok girls to be freed since the mass abduction.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press