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  • Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 6:08 pm
    A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon.
  • Storm left Ky. interstates packed with stranded motorists
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:56 pm
  • Unlicensed driver pleads guilty in death of 4-year-old girl
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:36 pm
    An unlicensed teen driver accused of killing a 4-year-old girl while he was fleeing from police has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
  • Danforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:36 pm
    An aide to former U.S. Sen. John Danforth said Thursday that she was on the phone with Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich -- discussing his angst over perceived rumors about his religion -- just moments before he killed himself.
  • Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:16 pm
    A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday.
  • Elaine Wynn fights to stay on Wynn Resorts board
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:12 pm
    Admonishing the Wynn Resorts board for attempting to oust its only female director and defending her role with the company, Elaine Wynn implored shareholders in a proxy statement Thursday to re-elect her to the board after other directors voted not to re-nominate her.
  • Eastern Oregon dig uncovers ancient stone tool
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 5:08 pm
    Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
  • Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 4:48 pm
    Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting.
  • Scientists outline research wish list for nuclear energy
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 4:48 pm
    Engineers and researchers from national laboratories and universities around the country said Thursday that the United States needs to develop a proving ground where the latest innovations in nuclear energy can be put to the test instead of losing designs to China and other countries.
  • Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes 1st test
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 4:12 pm
    A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals passed its first test at the state Legislature on Thursday when a Republican-controlled Senate committee offered its unanimous and at times emotional support of the measure.
  • Dog stable after being shot, tied to Florida train tracks
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 4:00 pm
    A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive Thursday after being found by police.
  • For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough'
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 3:52 pm
    Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage.
  • Key facts and questions about the Jodi Arias murder case
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 3:44 pm
    Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty on Thursday after a jury for a second time couldn't decide on her punishment. It was the latest court development in a legal saga that has dragged on for nearly seven years and had no shortage of eye-catching moments.
  • No murder charge for 15-year-old girl in brother's slaying
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 3:44 pm
    A 15-year-old north Florida girl who authorities say fatally shot her 16-year-old brother after years of abuse at home pleaded no contest on Thursday to felony burglary and will receive probation and counseling.
  • Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres gets ready for the spotlight
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 3:40 pm
    The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up.