Recreation and leisure

Emily Meggett, left, and Isabell Meggett Lucas sit together at the National Museum of African American History in Washington, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in front of a slave cabin on display. Lucas was born in the two-room wood cabin that dates to the 1850's. It is believed to be one of the oldest preserved slave cabins in the U.S. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2017 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been years since Isabell Meggett Lucas has been inside the tiny house she was born in, a former slave cabin where her ancestors sought refuge from the hot South Carolina sun. But the 86-year-old woman never envisioned that when she finally returned, the wooden two-room house...
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File - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, teams compete against each other during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said the venue is expected to open in early 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 11, 2017 - 4:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level esports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday announced plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video...
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April 11, 2017 - 1:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An NFL spokesman says players could be subject to fines for participating in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at a Las Vegas casino. League spokesman Brian McCarthy says Tuesday that the NFL found out about the event while it was happening and now is looking into which...
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In this Feb. 27, 2017, photo an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson AFB in North Carolina flies out of the nicknamed Star Wars Canyon turning toward the Panamint range over Death Valley National Park, Calif. Military jets roaring over national parks have long drawn complaints from hikers and campers. But in California's Death Valley, the low-flying combat aircraft skillfully zipping between the craggy landscape has become a popular attraction in the 3.3 million acre park in the Mojave Desert, 260 miles east of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 11, 2017 - 3:25 am
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Silence and stillness settled over the deep, sunbaked gorge as a pair of photographers sat on a cliff, waiting. Then the rumbling started. As it grew louder, they scrambled into position. Within seconds, a thunderous roar reverberated from the steep, narrow...
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April 10, 2017 - 3:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," which combined flights of imagination with the grimmest and most realistic detail of 19th-...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2014 file photo, then-Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher speaks in El Portal, Calif. Neubacher created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as “stupid,” “bozo” and “lazy,” and showing gender bias against women, a new report says. (Mark Crosse/The Fresno Bee via AP, File)
April 10, 2017 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as "stupid," ''bozo" and "lazy," and showing gender bias against women, a new report says. Don Neubacher retired last fall after allegations that he created a...
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Fans pay their respects to the rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry during a public viewing Sunday, April 9, 2017, in St. Louis. The man behind such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven" died on March 18 at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 09, 2017 - 5:52 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Family, friends and fans paid their final respects to the rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry on Sunday, celebrating the life and career of a man who inspired countless guitarists and bands. The celebration began with a public viewing at The Pageant, a music club in Berry's hometown...
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April 09, 2017 - 10:48 am
TAYLORS, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say a bounce house was lifted into the air by a gust of wind, sending several children to the hospital. Taylors Fire Battalion Chief Ricky Reed told The Greenville News ( http://grnol.co/2omldrR ) that the accident happened 2 p.m. Saturday at a church...
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Daniel Cormier, left, battles Anthony Johnson during a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 210, early Sunday, April 9 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 09, 2017 - 2:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a vicious choke, Daniel Cormier forced Anthony Johnson into submission and retirement. Cormier's next title challenger? Pick a fighter outside of the cage. Cormier easily defeated "Rumble" Johnson for the second time in two years, using a rear naked choke to retain the...
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Thiago Alves punches Patrick Cote during a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 210, Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 09, 2017 - 1:04 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson for the second time, using a submission victory to retain the light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 210 on Saturday night. With tears in his eyes, Johnson announced his retirement inside the octagon, saying "it's time for me...
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