Tag: Outdoor recreation

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

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AMATHUS, Cyprus — It’s said that Demetrius the Besieger, a mighty warrior king and one of Alexander the Great’s successors, built this harbor on...

Officials: Man seriously injured in Florida alligator attack

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STUART, Fla. — An alligator attacked and seriously injured a man at a Florida park Monday, officials said. ...

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

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SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe jumped a highway, prompting more evacuation orders and the cancellation of an extreme...

Indiana Dunes collecting visitors’ ideas for new services

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CHESTERTON, Ind. — Officials at Indiana Dunes National Park want to hear from visitors as they develop a strategy to add services at the...

GOP governor’s vaccination tour reveals depths of distrust

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TEXARKANA, Ark. — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn't change many minds either....

DHS: Florida boaters risk fines, prison by going to Cuba

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MIAMI — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning organizers planning to launch a flotilla next week from South Florida to waters near...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...

Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest — the Tongass National...

‘God opened the door’: Mystery surrounds US asylum picks

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TIJUANA, Mexico — In a packed camp for migrant families on Mexico's side of the busiest U.S. border crossing, Nelson Membreño has lived through...

Johnson & Johnson recalling sunscreens due to benzene traces

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Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of...