By ANDREW TAYLOR
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now, children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapidly melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government said global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and extending the growing season.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Governors from several Western states told federal officials Thursday they are prepared to take on more responsibility for fighting wildfires.
NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
By McClatchy-Tribune News Service
By Soumya Karlamangla
NEW YORK (AP) — The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan’s West Side into one of New York’s newest tourist attractions, might have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never before seen in the U.S.
(AP) — Patients with metastatic breast cancer who respond to chemotherapy are unlikely to see any additional benefits from surgery or radiation therapy, according to leaders of a new clinical trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The multi-decade search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
By CHARLES BABINGTON and JENNIFER AGIESTA
By STEVE PEOPLES
By LAURIE KELLMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
Prisoner’s plea for release stuck in limbo