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In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Russia's Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. (Life.ru via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 12:46 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian plane crash Sunday near Moscow (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Russian investigators say the crew of the airliner that crashed Sunday near Moscow did not report any technical problems before the disaster. The Saratov Airlines regional jet was carrying 65...
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A mud covered reveler poses for a picture during the traditional "Bloco da Lama" or "Mud Block" carnival party in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk Saturday while shaking it to samba and reggaeton at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
February 10, 2018 - 6:11 pm
PARATY, Brazil (AP) — Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk while shaking it to samba and reggaeton Saturday at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. The annual "Bloco da Lama," or "Mud Party," in this coastal town about a 4-...
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This Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo shows Allon Schoener from The Cosmopolitan Observer joins journalists during a media preview of an exhibition by artist Jasper Johns at The Broad in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
February 10, 2018 - 11:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jasper Johns' decision more than 60 years ago to paint a picture of an American flag launched what became one of the most heralded artistic careers of modern times. So it's fitting The Broad's latest exhibition, "Jasper Johns: Something Resembling Truth," begins with a first-...
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Vehicles rest along the snowbound shoulder along Interstate 94, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, near Galesburg, Mich., after scores of vehicles were involved in an accident. (Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 6:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm pounding the Midwest caused at least two deaths Friday, authorities said, while closing schools and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. Snow-related crashed snarled highways across southern Michigan, with one person killed when a semitrailer struck the...
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People stroll on the snow-covered Champ de Mars during a snowfall in Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The Eiffel Tower is closed and authorities are telling drivers in the Paris region to stay home as snow and freezing rain have hit a swath of France ill-prepared for the wintry weather. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
February 09, 2018 - 3:20 pm
PARIS (AP) — Snow and freezing rain pummeled parts of France on Friday, shutting down the Eiffel Tower but covering Paris in a gorgeous coat of white. The Eiffel Tower, France's most-visited monument, was closed all day Friday and was staying closed Saturday "to ensure the security of visitors,"...
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In this Feb. 3, 2018 photo, revelers pose for a photo during the "Simpatia e Quase Amor" street carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the world-famous and pricy samba school parades. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
February 09, 2018 - 7:25 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Once a party of luxury and glamour, Brazil's most famous Carnival is increasingly being dominated by thrifty tourists more interested in free street parties than the pricy samba school parades. Cariocas, as Rio de Janeiro residents are known, and tourists used to spend a lot...
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In this 1945 photo provided by the Norman Rockwell Museum, artist Gloria Stoll Karn poses in her New York studio. Karn, a pioneering artist, who had a brief but productive stint as an illustrator of pulp crime and romance magazines during the 1940s, is being celebrated with an exhibition of her works opening Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass. (Norman Rockwell Museum via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 12:10 am
BOSTON (AP) — Gloria Stoll Karn nearly trashed her high school artwork back in the 1940s, figuring her art career was over before it even started. But thanks to a janitor with an artistic eye, she ended up smashing gender barriers instead. The pioneering artist, who had a brief but productive stint...
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FILE - This June 20, 2014 file photo taken by an automatic trail camera provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows an adult female grizzly bear in the Cabinet Mountains in northwest Montana. Montana wildlife officials are recommending against a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after the animals lost their federal protections across a three-state region around Yellowstone National Park. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)
February 08, 2018 - 6:06 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are recommending against holding a grizzly bear hunt in 2018 after the animals lost their federal protections across a three-state region around Yellowstone National Park. Fish, Wildlife and Parks Director Martha Williams said Thursday the state...
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February 08, 2018 - 1:09 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A wooden box carried an eagle feather and bone whistle, a gourd rattle and a feather fan — items that carry spiritual energy and are used in Native American religious ceremonies. The man holding the box asked security agents at the San Antonio International Airport to allow...
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In this Feb. 2, 2018 photo, a large doll representing sea goddess Yemanja is taken to the sea from Red River Beach in Salvador, Brazil. Thousands of Brazilians have flooded the city's beaches in the northeast to pay tribute to the sea goddess and ask for her protection ahead of Carnival celebrations. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
February 08, 2018 - 12:00 am
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians flooded beaches around the northeastern city of Salvador to pay tribute to the sea goddess Yemanja and ask for her protection ahead of Carnival celebrations. Even before dawn broke, devotees dressed in white and blue clothing brought offerings to the...
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