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  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat.
  • Jindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Jindal, a second-term Republican governor weighing a 2016 presidential candidacy, said the GOP...

    Christie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors. "I promise you that over the next few months, you will...

    AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim' killed to destabilize Russia, investigators say Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure...

    Today in History

    Today is Sunday, March 1, the 60th day of 2015. There are 305 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 1, 1565, the city of Rio de Janeiro was founded by Portuguese knight Estacio de Sa. On this date: In 1790, President George...