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Baby goat missing from old 'Big Fish' movie set in Alabama

MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — The owners of an outdoor recreation destination in Alabama fear a days-old baby goat has been stolen from a free-ranging herd near a former movie set and tourist attraction. ...

Texas county drops suit against sheriff over filming patrols

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — County commissioners in Texas have decided to drop their lawsuit against the outgoing sheriff for inviting A&E Network’s real-time police show “Live PD” to continue filming da...

AP PHOTOS: Afro-Brazilian religious leaders run for office

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Wagner Machado, a priest from the Afro-Brazilian faith Umbanda, was focused on final details for a religious ceremony in a public square. Wooden drums stood ready, a vase of rose...

Giant 'earthquake fish' caught after 2 quakes strike eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fishermen on Friday (Nov. 6) caught a massive oarfish (Regalecus glesne) nearly 5 meters in length off the coast of eastern Taiwan the same day two earthquakes s...

Scared of being ’CoViD-19-positive’

In the winter of 2019, a new disease spread from Wuhan, China, to other parts of the world. The pathogen was found to be a coronavirus and was named by the World Health Organization (WHO) as CoViD-...

McLaughlin ready for career change from Supercars to IndyCar

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Scott McLaughlin had no deal in place to leave Australian Supercars and expand into a fourth IndyCar entry for Team Penske when he flew from Sydney to the United States thi...

Many top NHL free agents remain unsigned 24 hours in

It’s 24 hours into NHL free agency — do you know where your top free agents are? Many are still available. Even after the initial frenzy of deals, less lucrative t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2020. There are 123 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August ...

Venezuelans brave open sea on tubes, fishing for survival

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) — The biggest fear is a fishhook puncturing the inner tube that keeps them afloat far from shore. Then come sharks grabbing their catch and maybe biting their legs. And the c...

AP Was There: Don Schollander wins 4 gold medals in swimming

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. This story was transmitted from Tokyo...

"We love baseball" Wrigley ballhawks stay on during pandemic

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing on a corner on Waveland Avenue, Moe Mullins has seen them come and go. Sosa and McGwire. The Sandberg Game. Pujols. Young and old men alike. Summers full of b...

Former Taiwan president predicted Xi would return China to Mao era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of former President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) passing on Thursday (July 30), the Chinese edition of the BBC posted an interview from 2014 on its homepage in whi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 31, the 152nd day of 2020. There are 214 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 31, 192...

9-year-old boy in Tennessee catches 80-pound lake sturgeon

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nine-year-old boy in Tennessee became the third child in his family to catch a monster fish, reeling in an 80-pound sturgeon that outweighed him by far. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 9, the 130th day of 2020. There are 236 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 9, 194...