Predators swap 7th-round 2021 pick to Tampa Bay for goalie

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have acquired goaltender Connor Ingram from the Tampa Bay Lightning for their seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft. General manage...

New Alaska park bridge aimed at limiting bear encounters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's newest bridge is aimed at relieving a traffic jam between people and brown bears. The National Park Service has completed a $5.6 million elevated br...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 11 The Wall Street Journal on Democratic state Attorneys General suing t...

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals' growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animal...

University: Return of donor's money 'never' about abortion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama officials have released a selection of emails to back up their contention that their decision to return a record $26.5 million donation had nothing to do ...

Mama bear attacks man in LA suburb after dog goes after cub

SIERRA MADRE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a mother bear slashed and bit a man in a Los Angeles suburb after the man's dog tried to attack the bear's cub and the bear went after the dog. ...

The US and Thailand are last to kickoff the World Cup

REIMS, France (AP) — Thailand can dream. It just might not do any good against the U.S. national team. Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a daunting challenge a...

Plight of Taiwan's rare Formosan black bear covered by CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 23-year effort to document and protect the Formosan black bear by a Taiwanese conservationist was covered by CNN on Sunday (June 9). In an interview with CNN published o...

Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost

NEW DELHI (AP) — To Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the peak of Mount Everest, modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to the expeditions he headed decades ago. ...

Raiders to play preseason game in Winnipeg vs. Packers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will take on the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Raiders announced Wednesday that their home preseason g...

Chris Long takes 2nd Good Guy Award from football writers

Recently retired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has won his second consecutive "Good Guy Award" from the Professional Football Writers of America. Long is the 15th winn...

The Latest: Signs of shooting remain at building complex

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Signs of the shooting that kille...

2018 champ Beavers are out; Langeliers' 11 RBIs set record

Defending national champion Oregon State was among the first teams eliminated from the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, marking the first time the Beavers have gone 0-2 in regionals in 14 appearances sinc...

North of border, Warriors enter new territory: 1-0 deficit

TORONTO (AP) — Steve Kerr has seen a little of almost everything during his wildly successful five-year run as coach of the Golden State Warriors. This, however, is something new. ...

Taiwan sends student to Cambodia to learn about conservation of Malayan sun bears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Youth Development Administration (YDA) has sent a student to Cambodia to observe how local organizations promote conservation of the environment and Malayan...