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Associated Press News

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What If Quentin Tarantino Wrote Classic Disney Movies for Samuel L. Jackson?

Ellen Page and Willem Defoe describe the difficult relationships in Beyond: Two Souls

A new video from Quantic Dream dives in to relationships between characters in the studio's upcoming PS3 release <i>Beyond: Two Souls</i>, as actors Ellen Page and Willem Defoe describe what make their characters tick.<p><i>Beyond: Two Souls</i> is slated to launch on Oct. 8. for PlayStation 3 and is set to include …

Hong Kong celebrates Bruce Lee's life and legacy

<b>The world knows him as Bruce Lee, the cool and cocksure Chinese-American martial artist who unexpectedly burst into global cinematic consciousness in the early 1970s.</b><p>He starred in only five feature films as an adult, and only three of them were released before his early death in Hong Kong at the …

Hong Kong

Divers discover 50,000-year-old cypress trees on Gulf of Mexico floor

Deep beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Alabama coast, lie ancient cypress trees that only a handful of people have ever seen.<p>One of those lucky few is Ben Raines, director of the Weeks Bay Foundation. For many years, Raines was the environment reporter for a newspaper in the area, …

Japan approves landmark stem cell trials

Japan's government has given its approval to the world's first clinical trials using stem cells harvested from a patient's own body.<p>Health Minister Norihisa Tamura signed off on Friday on a proposal by two research institutes that will allow them to begin tests aimed at treating age-related macular …

SeaWorld Calls 'Blackfish' Documentary 'Inaccurate, Misleading'

SeaWorld denounced "Blackfish," a documentary that examines how the Orlando marine park's giant orca came to kill his trainer in 2010, calling the …

The Treasures of Bruce Lee: unseen shots of the life and work of the martial arts star - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/jul/19/bruce-lee-treasures-martial-arts-in-pictures<p>720<p>Unseen images from the new publication The …

North Carolina Republicans Introduce Tough New Voter ID Bill

Senate Republicans in North Carolina introduced a new voter ID bill on Thursday that would require all voters to present specific, state-approved forms of ID at the polls. Unlike an earlier bill passed by the North Carolina House, the new bill does not include college IDs in the list of acceptable …

GOP Won't Defend Ban On Veterans Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

House Republicans, who defended in court the Defense of Marriage Act only to see it struck down by the Supreme Court last month, have now decided not to try to defend a similar law that denies veterans' benefits to married, same-sex couples.<p>BuzzFeed, which broke the news Thursday of the GOP's …

Only 3 U.S. States Bother to Study How Sentencing Rules Affect Minorities

BP denied request to suspend Gulf spill payments

<b>A US judge has rejected BP's request to suspend all payments related to the Gulf Coast oil spill.</b><p>The oil firm had argued that the claims should be halted while allegations of misconduct into the payouts were investigated.<p>Judge Carl Barbier said there was no evidence that the "mass of claims" was …

Oil & Gas Industry

How the Nerds Lost Comic-Con

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the next three days the entertainment world will focus on San Diego Comic-Con. The convention is …

Scientists: Like Proust, Apes Have Autobiographical Memory

In <i>Remembrance of Things Past</i>, Marcel Proust marvels at how the taste of "plump little cakes called 'petites madeleines'" brought forth memories of Sunday mornings at Combray when he walked into to his aunt Léonie's bedroom to say good morning.<p>Proust describes what scientists came to term an …

Jeff Bezos' found engine confirmed to be part of the Apollo 11 spacecraft

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's side project, Bezos Expeditions, suspected that the F-1 engine recovered from the bottom of the Atlantic was part of the Apollo 11 mission, but years of saltwater corrosion had buried any forms of identification. Now, just a day before the 44th anniversary of Neil Armstrong …

Police Talk Down Woman Who Was Apparently Attempting Suicide Outside Of 'Kick-Ass' Comic-Con Event

Police rushed to the scene of an apparent suicide attempt in San Diego, Calif. after onlookers realized a woman hanging from a 14th floor balcony was not part of a Comic-Con marketing stunt.<p>The woman, who the Los Angeles Times reports was wearing green pants that suggested she was part of the …

Associated Press News

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

Chimpanzees to retire from US government research

<b>The National Institute of Health, the largest funder of medical research in the US, is planning to stop using chimpanzees in laboratory experiments. But where will the chimpanzees go and how will it affect scientific research?</b><p>The head of the National Institute of Health (NIH) said its decision to …

Chimpanzees

Marvel and Joss Whedon announce 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to cap off Comic-Con panel

Marvel is capping off Saturday night here at Comic-Con 2013, and Joss Whedon just took the stage and revealed that the name of the sequel to <i>The Avengers</i> will be <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. The reveal came at the end of a brief teaser, with the camera rotating around an image of Tony Stark's Iron Man …

Don't worry, California drivers: you won't have to outrun drone strikes on the highway

Despite official-looking warnings, California highway motorists won't have their speed regulated by armed drones. San Fransisco's local CBS affiliate KPIX 5 reports that several fake signs have appeared on Bay Area highways, depicting a drone firing a missile along with a "speed enforced by drones" …

Lost bumblebee species returning to northwest coast

A species of bumblebee is returning to some areas after over ten years of absence. Numbers of Bombus occidentalis, more commonly known as the western bumblebee, fell dramatically in the nineties, totally disappearing in parts of Washington State. The western bumblebee is one of several species to …

Search for More Bodies Called Off; Suspect in Killing of Three Women to Be Charged

A search of vacant and abandoned houses in a Cleveland, Ohio, suburb for more possible victims came up empty today, but officials said a suspect will …

For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

Marvel 2013 Comic Con Panel: Loki Takes Over

Cheap food is an addiction we must break

The brilliant American writer Wendell Berry once wrote that "eating is an agricultural act". His point was that since we all eat, we're all …