Outdoor recreation

May 21, 2017 - 8:58 am
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have spent a day hiking around Mount Katahdin in Maine and talking with local residents on their anniversary weekend. Zuckerberg said they met Saturday with former mill workers, teachers, small business owners, a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2008, file photo, an endangered desert tortoise sits in the middle of a road at the proposed location of three BrightSource Energy solar-energy generation complexes in the eastern Mojave Desert near Ivanpah, Calif. Scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises near Joshua Tree National Park say it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's drought. U.S. Geological Survey biologist Jeffrey Lovich said Tuesday, May 16, 2017, he believes the tortoises died during a desperate attempt to fight extinction. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists examining the deaths of female desert tortoises in Southern California said it appears the animals died while exhausting their water and energy to lay eggs during California's historic drought. Researchers want to know why female tortoises are dying in greater numbers...
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This undated image provided by Marvel and Feld Entertainment shows the Marvel comic book superheroes. Fans of the Marvel comic superheroes can see their favorite superheroes in one place in a new live show debuting this summer and touring the U.S. and Canada through 2019. (Marvel and Feld Entertainment via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 2:57 pm
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There's a moment at the start of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags through the air, soaring above the floor. Such display of superpower strength is startling, the director says, and the scene still takes his...
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This undated image provided by Marvel and Feld Entertainment shows the Marvel comic book superheroes. Fans of the Marvel comic superheroes can see their favorite superheroes in one place in a new live show debuting this summer and touring the U.S. and Canada through 2019. (Marvel and Feld Entertainment via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 10:33 am
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There's a moment at the outset of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags around the theater. It still takes the director's breath away, conveying Spider-Man's superpower strength. "It's an incredible entrance for...
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This undated image provided by Marvel and Feld Entertainment shows the Marvel comic book superheroes. Fans of the Marvel comic superheroes can see their favorite superheroes in one place in a new live show debuting this summer and touring the U.S. and Canada through 2019. (Marvel and Feld Entertainment via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:01 am
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There's a moment at the outset of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags around the theater. It still takes the director's breath away, conveying Spider-Man's superpower strength. "It's an incredible entrance for...
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May 13, 2017 - 4:01 am
HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — With climbing season about to begin, the National Park Service is looking for people to lead tours of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and the national seashore. The park service is holding an information and recruitment session on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Core Sound...
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May 10, 2017 - 5:05 am
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The town of Taos is celebrating the life of the late actor and former resident Dennis Hopper. KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports ( https://goo.gl/HYITXN ) that the northern New Mexico enclave will honor the life of the Hollywood star on May 17 with a motorcycle rally and ride, live...
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, talks with two men on horses Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Butler Wash trailhead within Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke says he wants to make sure Native American cultural standing is preserved in a new national monument but cautioned that not all tribal members share the same opinion about it. (AP Photo/Michelle Price)
May 09, 2017 - 9:37 am
BLANDING, Utah (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he values national monuments. But as he tours America's newest and most hotly contested one, he questions whether the designation by the federal government was the right way to preserve sacred tribal lands. Zinke said Monday at a news...
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Utah state legislators and their staff lead the way for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and others in the distance Monday, May 8, 2017, through Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke says he wants to make sure Native American cultural standing is preserved in a new national monument but cautioned that not all tribal members share the same opinion about it. (AP Photo/Michelle Price)
May 09, 2017 - 12:58 am
BLANDING, Utah (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he's a "Teddy Roosevelt Republican" who values national monuments. But as he tours America's newest and most hotly contested monument, he questions whether the monument designation by the federal government was the right way to preserve...
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Utah state legislators and their staff lead the way for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and others in the distance Monday, May 8, 2017, through Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke says he wants to make sure Native American cultural standing is preserved in a new national monument but cautioned that not all tribal members share the same opinion about it. (AP Photo/Michelle Price)
May 08, 2017 - 7:49 pm
BLANDING, Utah (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said sacred tribal lands he toured Monday in America's newest and most hotly contested monument should be preserved but he questioned whether the monument designation was the right way to do it. Zinke's aerial and ground tour of the Bears...
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