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Breonna Taylor honored by peaceful augmented-reality garden

Say her name with flowers on your tongue — that's what Breonna Taylor's sister wants during Miami's art week from people visiting an augmented reality garden created to honor her late sister. ...

Ducks blow late 3-goal lead, beat Kings 5-4 in shootout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk and Trevor Zegras scored in the shootout, and the Anaheim Ducks blew a three-goal lead in the third period before rallying for a 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings...

Mexicans hope for recovery of monarch butterflies

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Communal farmers and butterfly guides are hoping for a rebound in the number of monarch butterflies — and tourists — at their wintering grounds in central Mexico after a bad year fo...

Review: Disney's animated 'Encanto' effortlessly enchants

Mirabel is extraordinary, in that when it comes to her family, she is totally normal. That's the set-up for Disney's absolutely charming new animated musical “Encanto,” which flips t...

After record low, monarch butterflies return to California

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (AP) — There is a ray of hope for the vanishing orange-and-black Western monarch butterflies. The number wintering along California's central coast is bouncing ...

Rentokil Initial launches Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) Solution for complete indoor and outdoor mosquito protection

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 November 2021 - Rentokil Initial Singapore has introduced an Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) Solution for indoor and outdoor protection, designed to provide bette...

Larson fastest at Phoenix among 4 championship drivers

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Larson was the best of NASCAR’s four title contenders Friday in the final practice before the championship is decided in the season finale at Phoenix Raceway. ...

Bees, sheep, crops: Solar developers tout multiple benefits

MONTICELLO, Minnesota (AP) — Silflower was among native plants that blanketed the vast North American prairie until settlers developed farms and cities. Nowadays confined largely to roadsides and ditc...

UCLA travels to Washington for key midseason Pac-12 matchup

SEATTLE (AP) — It might be a message as much for his team as the general public, but UCLA coach Chip Kelly isn’t buying the idea that Washington is on the downswing, especially on the defensive side. ...

Gabe Kapler, nerves and all, has been right fit for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Kapler repeatedly blew bubbles with his gum and popped them during his postseason managerial debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and oh does Dave Roberts remember his divi...

Tropical larvae found in fruit shipped from Costa Rica to US

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. government ordered the destruction a $15,000 shipment of pineapples from Costa Rica after agriculture inspectors in Mississippi found butterfly larvae that they said co...

Tyler Allgeier, No. 13 BYU run past Utah State 34-20

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Tyler Allgeier ran for a career-high 218 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 13 BYU beat Utah State 34-20 on Friday night. BYU (5-0) beat Utah State (3-2) for ...

Greece faces worst heat wave in over three decades

Greece is being hit by its worst heat wave in more than 30 years, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday as temperatures hit as high 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in some regi...

Osterman pitches US softball over Mexico 2-0 for 3-0 start

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Turned down for a job in the U.S. coaching pool in 2016 after she retired as a player, Cat Osterman found she was not angry. “I had to do a gut check,” she sai...

Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, bringing astro-tourism a step closer to reality and beating ou...