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Sharks look to make most of extended road trip

A disappointing 2019-20 season kept the San Jose Sharks out of the NHL bubble when the season restarted following the long break for the coronavirus. The Sharks are getting plenty of...

Woman dies in suspected New Zealand shark attack

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A woman has died in what appears to be New Zealand’s first fatal shark attack in eight years, police said on Friday. Emergency services responded late ...

Florida man is bitten by shark, walks home bleeding

SIESTA KEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was bitten by a shark and walked home bleeding where a woman called 911 and had him taken to a hospital. News outlets reported the man was swimm...

St. Martin reports fatal shark attack, 1st in recent history

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A fatal shark attack was reported in the French Caribbean territory of St. Martin on Thursday, shocking many in the eastern Caribbean region where such attacks are rare. ...

Conservationists: Bisons revive, freshwater dolphins dwindle

GENEVA (AP) — A leading conservation group uniting governments and civil society says all four known freshwater dolphin species are now threatened with extinction, after newly discovered information o...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2020. There are 22 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 9,...

Column: A little effort from men could do a lot for LPGA

HOUSTON (AP) — The USGA is promoting a smart social media campaign with the hashtag “Women Worth Watching,” and already some PGA Tour players have weighed in that they'll be tuning in this week to the...

Georgia Aquarium's largest female whale shark dies

ATLANTA (AP) — The largest female whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has died. Trixie, who had been at the aquarium since 2006, died Friday, the aquarium said in a statem...

From bullied to birdies: Haley Moore's LPGA story resonates

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Haley Moore will never forget the shot. It was in April 2019 when she stood on the 16th tee at Augusta National, home of the Masters, 156 yards from the flag with a short iron in...

Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mold, is ready for his close-up. The 1,208 pound, 25-foot-long, 45-year-old shark, famous for being difficult to work with on the set of Steven Spielbe...

Man dies in shark attack in Western Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — A man died Sunday after being attacked by a shark in Western Australia, the eighth fatality in the county this year. Police were called to Cable Beach, a popular touri...

Taiwan bans fishing of great whites, megamouths, basking sharks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Tuesday (Nov. 10) announced a ban on the catching of great white sharks, megamouth sharks, and basking sharks with violators facing a fine of up...

Column: A quiet golf course, quiet confidence for McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Phil Mickelson was either speaking from experience or ignoring a big part of his history. The topic was Rory McIlroy and his quest for the career Grand Slam, the ...

Hong Kong socially distanced entertainment park opens doors

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s first socially distanced outdoor entertainment park opened its doors to the public on Tuesday in an attempt by the entertainment industry to adjust to the coronavirus pand...

New program allows soldiers to innovate from the bottom up

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In combat, U.S. Army Maj. Evan Adams is a tank officer responsible for leading intricate cavalry and reconnaissance operations. But more than a decade ago, he was a graphic desi...