Zoologists say dead whale in Norway full of plastic bags

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian zoologists have found about 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste in the stomach of a beaked whale that had beached on a southwestern Norway coast.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Trump's hardline views prompt nonprofits to reject aid money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nonprofit groups are rejecting federal grant money to combat violent extremism because of what they described as President Donald Trump's actions against the Muslim and Arab community. 

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH , Associated Press

AP Explains: Why Australia-US refugee deal is contentious

SYDNEY (AP) — Amid the drama over a refugee resettlement deal between Australia and the United States, the White House has issued a series of conflicting statements on whether the agreement is still on, how many refugees it involves, and who, exactly, are the refugees. A look at what's at stake:

  • Written by KRISTEN GELINEAU , Associated Press

Texas votes to keep science lessons challenging evolution

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education has moved closer to tweaking — but still preserving — high school science curriculum requirements that teachers and academics say cast doubt on the theory of evolution.

 

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