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AP News Guide: Summit opens debate on ethics of gene editing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Designer babies or an end to intractable illnesses: A revolutionary technology is letting scientists learn to rewrite the genetic code, aiming to alter DNA in ways that, among other things, could erase disease-causing genes.... 11/30/2015 9:40 PM

U of Chicago threat came amid tension over police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) -- The University of Chicago may have felt it had no choice but to take the extreme step of closing for an entire day after an online threat against whites on campus that authorities say was motived by the police shooting of a black teenager, security experts said.... 12/1/2015 7:20 AM

Latest: University of Chicago set to reopen after threat
CHICAGO (AP) -- The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat that prompted the University of Chicago to cancel classes for a day (all times local):... 12/1/2015 7:21 AM

Suspect in Planned Parenthood attack makes 1st appearance
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The man accused in the shooting rampage at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic made his first court appearance and learned that he will face first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three people killed in the standoff with police.... 12/1/2015 8:36 AM

A look at victims of Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- A gunman killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, including a police officer and two people accompanying friends to the clinic Friday.... 12/1/2015 2:12 AM

A proposed luxury resort where eagles soar stirs anger
WARSAW, Va. (AP) -- Twice a year, bald eagles from as far north as Canada and as far south as Florida flock by the thousands to a stretch of the Rappahannock River in Virginia for an all-you-can-eat buffet. They perch in trees atop pale cliffs rising along this river to the Chesapeake Bay and dive bomb the waters for shad, catfish, stripers and even waterfowl.... 12/1/2015 9:13 AM

Dad of missing boy held after human remains found in barn
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas bail bondsman was charged Monday with assaulting his wife and abusing his missing son, and a prosecutor said the case "escalated into a much larger investigation" when police found unidentified human remains in a barn on the man's property.... 12/1/2015 2:08 AM

Scientists debate boundaries, ethics of human gene editing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rewriting your DNA is getting closer to reality: A revolutionary technology is opening new frontiers for genetic engineering - a promise of cures for intractable diseases along with anxiety about designer babies.... 12/1/2015 8:21 AM

Grand Canyon looks for new ways to manage backcountry
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Millions of people visit the Grand Canyon each year, taking in the sweeping views from developed areas along the rim, grabbing a bite to eat and hopping on a shuttle bus to other outlooks. Far fewer people venture into the 1.1 million acres that make up the backcountry.... 12/1/2015 8:21 AM

Los Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been buried alive.... 12/1/2015 8:34 AM

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