Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a muse...

Woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attack

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Ambulance spokeswoman Tracey Eastwick say...

Funeral services planned for victim of Cape Cod shark attack

SAUGUS, Mass. (AP) — Friends and family of the victim of the first fatal shark attack in Massachusetts waters in more than 80 years are paying their final respects. Calling hours for...

Appetite for Shark Fin Drives Threatened Shark Population Decline, New Report

Global shark catch levels have more than doubled since 1960 and populations of some threatened species, such as hammerhead and oceanic whitetip, have declined by over 90 percent in recent years, accor...

Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

BOSTON (AP) — Two shark attacks on Cape Cod this summer are underscoring the need for better cellphone service at some of the region's most secluded beaches. Local officials say the ...

Aunt begged shark attack victim not to go to Cape Cod

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — The aunt of the Massachusetts man killed by a shark over the weekend says she told her nephew to stay away from Cape Cod waters but he simply laughed off her concerns. ...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2018. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17,...

Shark attack victim was engineering student, outdoorsman

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Friends say a 26-year-old man who was killed in a shark attack off a Cape Cod beach was an engineering student who loved the outdoors. Arthur Medici, of Rever...

Police: Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — A man boogie boarding off a Cape Cod beach was attacked by a shark on Saturday and died later at a hospital, becoming the state's first shark attack fatality in more than 80 ye...

Hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas without respite

Millions of people in the path of Florence are hunkering down Friday as the monster storm pummels North and South Carolina, bringing catastrophic inundations and forceful, destructive winds. Here are ...

Taiwan nabs truck-load of illegal shark meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan authorities seized over 30 tones of illegal shark meat at Kaohsiung Xiagang Fishing Harbor (高雄小港漁港) on Sept. 5, the Fisheries Agency (漁業署) said in a statement yeste...

Massive Shark Fin Seizures Totaling 12 Tons Ring Alarm Bells

(WILDAID) - Shipments totaling eight tons of shark fin en route to mainland China and Hong Kong were confiscated last week in India. The interception of these two shipments, worth more than $6.2 milli...

Box Office Top 20: 'The Nun' conjures up $53.8 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror pic "The Nun" scared off the competition and dominated the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $53.8 million. A spinoff...

Side of sea grass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, Southern California researchers say they've found a shark that enjoys a side of sea grass with its prey. ...

Researchers use DNA to ID shark tooth taken from boy's leg

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island National Seashore has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark, after a DNA comparison, researchers announc...