Tag: Rivers and streams

With Harris and Hannah-Jones, Howard University is on a roll

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WASHINGTON — With the surprise twin hiring of two of the country's most prominent writers on race, Howard University is positioning itself as one...

Montana town of grizzly attack a popular stop for cyclists

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HELENA Mont. — A tiny western Montana town where a grizzly bear pulled a woman from her tent and killed her this week welcomes...

Hurricane Elsa threatens Florida’s northern Gulf coast

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Elsa threatened Florida's northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday after raking past the Tampa Bay region with gusty winds and...

Egypt urges UN to back call for binding deal on Ethiopia dam

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UNITED NATIONS — Egypt’s foreign minister said Wednesday he will urge the U.N. Security Council to require Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to negotiate a...

Diners’ discarded shells help establish new oyster colonies

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PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. — Call it the seafood circle of life: Shells discarded by diners are being collected, cleaned and dumped into waterways around...

‘Nobody’s winning’ as drought upends life in US West basin

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TULELAKE, Calif. — Ben DuVal knelt in a barren field near the California-Oregon border and scooped up a handful of parched soil as dust...

Experts: Remains near Auschwitz probably post-war German

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WARSAW, Poland — Polish experts say human remains uncovered this month near the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz date to after World...

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll...

Feud breaks out among GOP lawmakers over Snake River dams

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Some Republican members of Congress from the Northwest are accusing a GOP Idaho lawmaker of conducting secret negotiations with the Democratic...

Agency: Oxygen injectors pass 2nd test in Georgia harbor

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — A federal agency said Tuesday that machines designed to inject extra oxygen for fish to breathe in the Savannah harbor passed...