Climate change diet: Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Some polar bears in the Arctic are shedding pounds during the time they should be beefing up, a new study shows. It's the climate change diet and scientists say it's not good.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN AND MARK THIESSEN , Associated Press

5 Things: What Yellen's Fed tenure will be remembered for

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Janet Yellen leaves the Federal Reserve this weekend after four years as chair, her legacy will include having shattered a social barrier: She is the first woman to have led the world's most powerful central bank, a position that carries enormous sway over the global economy.

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  • Written by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

US says Syria may be using new weapons to deliver chemicals


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's government of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals despite committing to abolish its program in 2013, and said the world must find a way to stop it.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Holocaust survivor, US lawmaker Lantos gets Budapest statute

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A statue of Hungarian-born U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever to serve in the U.S. Congress, was unveiled Thursday in Budapest as those attending praised the man known for his advocacy of democracy and human rights around the world.

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  • Written by By PABLO GORONDI, Associated Press

Police: Suspect in LA school shooting believed to be 12

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said.

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  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press