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Almanac calls for warmer weather in 2008 (AP)

AP - The Old Farmer's Almanac says it used time-honored, complex calculations to predict that 2008 will be the warmest year in a century, along with a bit of folklore — years that end in "8" have weird...

Experts: Spiders spin giant web in Texas (AP)

AP - A variety of spider species built on one another's work to create a sprawling web that blanketed hundreds of yards of trees and shrubs at a North Texas park, according to entomologists who studied the unusual formation.


TUESDAY 11. SEPTEMBER 2007


Experts: Spiders spin giant web in Texas (AP)

AP - A variety of spider species built on one another's work to create a sprawling web that blanketed hundreds of yards of trees and shrubs at a North Texas park, according to entomologists who studied the unusual formation.

No charges in N.O. nursing home deaths (AP)

AP - Days after a jury acquitted two nursing-home owners in dozens of Hurricane Katrina-related patient deaths, a prosecutor said that no charges would be filed in a similar case involving a nursing home run by an order of Roman Catholic...

Gifted research parrot Alex found dead (AP)

AP - A gifted parrot that could count to six, identify colors and even express frustration with repetitive scientific trials has died after 30 years of helping researchers better understand the avian...

The Nation's Weather (AP)

AP - Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop in many parts of the U.S. on Tuesday, as a cold front pushes through the East and...

Corruption trial for Alaska pol begins (AP)

AP - A former state lawmaker was a willing puppet of officials for an oil field services company that stood to be enriched if a natural gas pipeline was built, a federal prosecutor said...


MONDAY 10. SEPTEMBER 2007


Teacher-astronaut talks about space life (AP)

AP - Three weeks after returning to Earth, teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan cheerfully carried out her first space education assignment Monday, sharing the magic of flying in orbit with children at Walt Disney...