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North Macedonia national park’s growing bear population poses a threat to residents

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A growing population of bears poses a threat to people in an area in the west North Macedoniawhere bear break-ins are increasingly common. This year, a dozen cases of bears trying to break into homes in search of food have been reported by fearful residents living in the mountainous area… Read More »

The Night Tupac Shakur Was Shot and What Led to the Fatal Shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The first arrest in 1996 death of Tupac Shakur came forward Friday with the murder charge against Duane “Keffe D” Davis, one of the last living witnesses to the Las Vegas shooting of the hip-hop star. Here’s a look at the hours leading up to the fatal shooting. TUPAC, SUGE AND… Read More »

Ringo Starr on ‘Rewind Forward,’ Writing Country Music, The Beatles’ Final AI-Assisted Track, and More

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are rock stars, and then there are Ringo Starr — Beatles drummer, award-winning soloist, photographer, narrator, actor, activist. To call him prolific would almost undermine his accomplishments. But it also feels right. “Rewind Forward,” released on October 13, is their fourth Extended Play release in three years. “I’ve loved EPs… Read More »

How did the Maui fire spread so quickly? Overgrown gully and stubborn embers could be key to investigating

Melted remains of an old car tire. Heavily burned trees. A charred stump of an abandoned utility pole. Investigators are examining this and other evidence as they try to solve the mystery of last month’s deadly wildfire on Maui: how a small fire, whipped by the wind, sparked by downed power lines and declared extinguished,… Read More »

Leaf-peeping influencers are clogging a country road in Vermont. The city is closing

POMFRET, Vt. (AP) — Social media influencers take note: You won’t be able to take that fall foliage selfie at a popular Vermont spot. The city temporarily closed the road to non-residents due to overcrowding and “misbehaving tourists.” The normally quiet dirt road from Pomfret to Woodstock, where the oft-photographed Sleepy Hollow Farm is located,… Read More »

Tropical Storm Ophelia is forecast to make landfall early Saturday off the North Carolina coast

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ophelia was expected to make landfall in North Carolina early Saturday morning, with the potential for damaging winds and dangerous water surges, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Life-threatening flooding caused by the weather system was forecast for parts of eastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia, the center said… Read More »

Debate over suspension of black student over his hairstyle in Texas escalates with investigation and lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — The debate over whether a black high school student in Texas should be serving suspension from school for wearing twisted dreadlocks Classes intensified this week as the student’s family and his school district took legal action. Darryl George, 17, a junior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, has been serving… Read More »

Chinese officials express faith in economy, keep interest rates stable as forecasts worsen

Top Chinese planners expressed confidence on Wednesday in the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy, keeping interest rates stable amid signs of improvement in some areas such as services. The optimistic tone of officials speaking at a press conference in Beijing contrasted with forecasts from the Asian Development Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation… Read More »

Leaders see hope in jointly combating deadly climate change and public health problems

NEW YORK (AP) — In trying to lessen the devastating impact of climate change, experts hope that attempts to improve the global public health system and sometimes-stalled efforts to contain global warming through collaboration they can combine – and create a better system for dealing with the problem along the way. Leaders of the World… Read More »

Atlantic Storm Lee brings strong winds and rain before forecasters cancel warnings in some areas

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic Storm Lee made landfall in near hurricane force on Saturday, bringing destructive winds, strong waves and torrential rain to New England and Maritime Canada. But authorities lifted some warnings for the region on Saturday night. The U.S. National Hurricane Center lifted a tropical storm warning for coastal Maine, while… Read More »