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The remote area at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, where searchers are in a fourth day trying to find a missing woman and a teenager, attracts only about 3,500 backpackers each year, according to the National Park Service. Tapeats Creek, where Lou-Ann Merrell and Jackson Standefer lost their...
NEW YORK (AP) — Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America’s most influential missing-child cases, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison. In a few angry words, Etan’s father...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been picked to host this year’s Tony Awards, putting the award-winning star of “House of Cards” in the unenviable position of steering a telecast surely facing a post-”Hamilton” hangover. The telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Texas woman has been awarded $760,000 after she was badly injured in a skydiving accident in Oklahoma. Makenzie Wethington was 16 in January 2014 when her parachute malfunctioned and she fell more than 3,000 feet to the ground in Chickasha. Her injuries included damage to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is still deliberating whether to keep the U.S. in an international agreement to reduce climate-warming carbon emissions, even though he has called climate change a hoax. The White House postponed a meeting Tuesday where top aides were to have hashed out...
NEW YORK (AP) — Books originating everywhere from Hungary to South Korea are finalists for $5,000 translation awards co-sponsored by Amazon.com Ten works of fiction and five poetry books are in the running for the Best Translated Book Awards, presented by the literary resource Three Percent at...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge sometimes wears yoga clothes under her black robe. At noon on the last Friday of every month, Duval County Judge Eleni Derkie strips off the robe and heads to the front lawn of Jacksonville’s courthouse where she leads a yoga class that’s free to anyone...
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a “Unicorn Frappuccino.” The chain says the drink was inspired by the trend of unicorn-themed food online and starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste. It changes to pink...
NEW DELHI (AP) — British police on Tuesday arrested Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya in London on behalf of authorities in India, where he is wanted on charges of money laundering and bank demands that he pay back more than a billion dollars in loans extended to his now-defunct airline....
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Tuesday after weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrated investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Health care companies lost the most. Wall Street has high hopes for company earnings this spring, and weak...

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