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April 15, 2017 - 5:11 pm
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — And baby makes glee. Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a male calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room. The 15-year-old giraffe delivered...
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April 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — And baby makes glee. Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room. The 15-year-old giraffe delivered her...
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In this April 6, 2016 photo provided by the Yellowstone National Park Service a white wolf walks in Yellowstone National Park, in Wyo. One of only three white wolves roaming Yellowstone National Park has been put down by park staff after it was found with severe injuries. P.J. White of the National Park Service says the female wolf was found Tuesday, April 11, by hikers on the north side of the park. White says the wolf was in shock and dying, prompting the decision to euthanize it and investigate what caused the wolf's injuries. The nature of the initial injuries could not immediately be determined. (Neal Herbert/Yellowstone National Park via AP)
April 14, 2017 - 7:44 pm
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — One of only three white wolves roaming Yellowstone National Park has been put down by park staff after it was found with severe injuries. P.J. White of the National Park Service says hikers found the female wolf Tuesday on the north side of the park. White...
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke gestures while visiting Kings Canyon National Park, Calif., on Friday, April 14, 2017. Zinke, wearing firefighting garb, joined a fire crew burning small piles of dead trees. During his trip to California, Zinke met with national park rangers, encouraging them to report workplace harassment and intimidation. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
April 14, 2017 - 6:56 pm
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging National Park Service employees to report any forms of workplace harassment they experience or witness, he said Friday during a two-day swing through parks, including Yosemite, where the former...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:52 pm
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging National Park Service employees to report any forms of workplace harassment they experience or witness, he said Friday during a two-day swing through parks, including Yosemite, where the former...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:11 pm
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging National Park Service employees to report any forms of workplace harassment they experience or witness, he said Friday during a two-day swing through parks, including Yosemite, where the former...
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Trisha Yearwood unveils her wax figure at Madame Tussauds at Opry Mills on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)
April 13, 2017 - 10:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two new attractions opening this month in Nashville will give fans a chance to get closer to some of their favorite country music icons. The legendary vocalist Patsy Cline gets an overdue honor with a new museum blocks from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And...
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Trisha Yearwood unveils her wax figure at Madame Tussauds at Opry Mills on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)
April 13, 2017 - 10:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two new attractions opening this month in Nashville will give fans a chance to get closer to some of their favorite country music icons. The legendary vocalist Patsy Cline gets an overdue honor with a new museum blocks from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. And...
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This Monday, April 10, 2017, photo shows the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. With muskets polished, flags aloft and one very commanding tent in place, the museum is at the ready. After nearly two decades of planning, the museum that tells the dramatic story of the founding of the United States opens in prime historic Philadelphia on April 19. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 12, 2017 - 10:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With muskets polished, flags aloft and one very commanding tent in place, Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution is at the ready. After nearly two decades of planning, the museum that tells the dramatic story of the founding of the United States opens April 19, the...
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FILE- In this March 11, 2014, file photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and Miss Piggy arrive at the World Premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted," in Los Angeles. A New York City museum is asking fans of Jim Henson's Muppets to help pay for an exhibition featuring original puppets of beloved characters like Elmo, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog. The Museum of the Moving Image launched a Kickstarter campaign Tuesday, April 11, 2017, seeking $40,000 to help preserve the puppets for posterity. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A museum is asking fans of Jim Henson's Muppets to help pay for an exhibition featuring original puppets of beloved characters like Elmo, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog. The Museum of the Moving Image launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday seeking $40,000 to help preserve the...
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