Russia's Putin sworn in for 4th term; vows economic reforms


MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin took the oath of office Monday for his fourth term as Russian president, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country.

  • Written by By JIM HEINTZ , Associated Press

Egypt says no hidden rooms in King Tut's tomb after all


CAIRO (AP) — New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber, Egypt's antiquities ministry said Sunday, bringing a disappointing end to years of excitement over the prospect.

  • Written by By MOHAMMED WAGDY , Associated Press

Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought


CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) — Off a northern Arizona highway surrounded by pastel-colored desert is one of the starkest examples of drought's grip on the American Southwest: Dozens of dead horses surrounded by cracked earth, swirling dust and a ribbon of water that couldn't quench their thirst.

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  • Written by By FELICIA FONSECA , Associated Press

Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt flat have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a giant sloth.



Doctors reject Trump's "war zone" comments on London crime

LONDON (AP) — Some British doctors and legislators reacted angrily Saturday to President Donald Trump's pro-gun comments at an NRA convention comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime.

  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press