MILWAUKEE - Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for at least one car crash this week in Wisconsin.The flies hatch and then spend a year burrowed into the sediment on the bottom of the river that serves as a border […]
ATLANTA (AP) - This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour."We developed the Battle of Atlanta mobile application in order to provide a 21st century version of the historical mar […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.He found the answer by looking back to the early 1940s, when U.S. scientists and others working in isolation created the first atomic bombs without the knowledge of Congress, the vice president […]
NEW YORK (AP) - More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the girls' HPV vaccination rate was flat and health officials worried that it wouldn't budge.