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In this April 4, 2017 photo, Biologist Marta Llanes looks at baby chimpanzee Ada, right, while Anuma II, center, sleeps on a bed, at her apartment in Havana, Cuba. While zoos in other countries may have specialized facilities for raising baby animals, in Cuba the job falls to Llanes, a 62-year-old zoologist who has cared for 10 baby chimps in her central Havana apartment since she started work at the city zoo in 1983. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
April 06, 2017 - 10:16 am
HAVANA (AP) — Over the last year Ada and Aduma have broken Marta Llanes' television and computer key board, chewed her telephone to pieces and ruined much of her furniture. She has forgiven them every transgression. It's hard to stay angry at a baby chimpanzee when it clambers up your leg and into...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Ray L'Heureux was placed on paid administrative leave last week. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
April 05, 2017 - 9:31 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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April 05, 2017 - 2:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski's Pittsburgh Pirates uniform and bat from Game 7 of the 1960 World Series have been donated to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center. Businessman Thomas Tull and his wife, Alba, donated the items Wednesday. Tull paid nearly $1 million in...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:05 am
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Summerville Town Council will soon be asked to take a public stand against a group that promoted Confederate history at the Flowertown Festival. Louis Smith of the Community Resource Center tells the Post and Courier of Charleston ( http://bit.ly/2nJ7fNn ) the he and...
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April 04, 2017 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the plans says the NBA will discuss whether to bring the 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte at its Board of Governors meeting this week. The person tells The Associated Press that the NBA board was already planning to discuss the matter at its meeting...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016, file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo takes to reporters at the end of practice in Oxnard, Calif. A person with knowledge of the decision says Romo is retiring rather than trying to chase a Super Bowl with another team after losing his starting job with the Dallas Cowboys. The all-time passing leader for the storied franchise is headed to the broadcast booth after considering those offers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, April 4, 2017, because Romo's decision hasn't been announced. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:16 am
DALLAS (AP) — Tony Romo is retiring rather than trying to chase a Super Bowl with another team after losing his starting job with the Dallas Cowboys, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The all-time passing leader for the storied franchise is headed to the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, Justin Timberlake performs at the 49th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Timberlake will headline the next Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 04, 2017 - 7:00 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake will headline the next Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival and he's lured some big names to join him, including Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams, The Avett Brothers, Mavis Staples and Gary Clark Jr. The two-day annual festival debuted in 2015 on a horse farm...
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This Nov. 1, 2016 photo provided by Drew Wharton shows a female black bear wearing GPS collar in Yosemite National Park. Rangers on Monday, April 3, 2017, unveiled a website that allows anybody around the world to track the movement of the park's iconic black bears. Bears are fitted with GPS collars that ping their location from a satellite onto the website, which rangers hope will educate the public about bears and ultimately protect them from harm. (Drew Wharton via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 3:17 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife enthusiasts around the world can now follow the daily journey of Yosemite National Park's black bears from their laptops and smartphones, tracking the iconic animals as they lope up steep canyons and cross vast distances in search of food and mates. Park rangers told...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2014, file photo, a grizzly bear crosses through a back country campsite in Montana's Glacier National Park. Grizzly bears continue to expand their range amid an ongoing effort to turn over management of the bears from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, a federal official said, in late March 2017. (Doug Kelley/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grizzly bears continue to expand their range amid an ongoing effort to turn over management of the bears from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, a federal official said. "We've seen an 11 percent change in increasing range in just a...
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