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In this Aug. 14, 2017 photo, Marie Kesten Zahn, an archaeologist and education coordinator at the Whydah Pirate Museum in West Yarmouth, Mass., probes the concretion surrounding a leg bone that was salvaged from the Whydah shipwreck off the coast of Wellfleet on Cape Cod. Researchers are working to determine if the remains belong to Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy, the captain of the ship. (Merrily Cassidy/Cape Cod Times via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 10:53 pm
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy. The Whydah Pirate Museum in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, says it also will publicly display the bones for...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10, while the pilot and three other Britons were injured and taken to a Las Vegas trauma center. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
February 18, 2018 - 9:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10 when the helicopter from Las Vegas went down on tribal land outside...
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February 18, 2018 - 5:44 pm
AVALON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a buffalo has gored a man camping on Southern California's Catalina Island. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say the man was sitting on a log Saturday evening and the buffalo was grazing nearby. Sgt. Ray Ward says that when the buffalo came closer, the...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:13 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. The Carnival Legend arrived in its home port of Melbourne...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Tate Britain has announced an exhibition exploring how a formative period in Britain inspired Vincent van Gogh. The gallery says the show, due to open next year, will focus on the Dutch artist's crucial but "obscure" years in the U.K. Van Gogh lived in London between 1873 and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, high winds whip snow off the western peaks of Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
February 16, 2018 - 12:41 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood — a lot of it. The critically injured climber, later be identified as Miha Sumi, was sprawled with his feet above his head on icy slope about...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, the Royal Caribbean International's Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands. A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean in 2017 despite two devastating hurricanes that hit the region. Officials say some islands saw double-digit growth while others saw a nearly 20 percent drop in visitors after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit in September. (AP Photo/Thomas Layer, File)
February 15, 2018 - 2:15 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean last year, despite two devastating hurricanes that hit a region still struggling to recover, regional tourism officials said Thursday. Visitors spent a record total of $37 billion, up nearly 3 percent compared with the...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 9:17 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the crash of a sightseeing helicopter in the Grand Canyon that killed three British tourists and injured four other people (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities have recovered the wreckage of a sightseeing helicopter that crashed in the...
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A rescue helicopter and ground teams attempt to reach stranded climbers on Mount Hood in Oregon on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Rescuers scrambled up Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday after a climber fell several hundred feet and several others were stranded, authorities said. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 6:47 pm
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's tallest peak rises above the streets of downtown Portland, its gorgeous snow-capped slopes luring 10,000 climbers a year. The picture postcard view of Mount Hood makes it one of the most visited snow-capped peaks in the U.S., a destination to check off during...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 6:35 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flight restrictions put in place after a sightseeing helicopter crashed last weekend in the Grand Canyon have been lifted. Three British tourists were killed in the crash Saturday on tribal land outside the national park. The medical examiner's office where the autopsies...
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