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  • Missing Indiana caver's body found half-mile from car

    LEAVENWORTH, Ind. (AP) — An Iraq war veteran and caving enthusiast took his own life about half a mile from where he left his car on a rural road but more than four months passed before four young spelunkers exploring where they weren't allowed...
  • For a wicked Halloween party, choose a theme

    For a wicked Halloween party, choose a theme
    At Jamie DeBree's house, grass skirts, palm trees and parrots pass for Halloween decorations. That's because the Billings, Mont., woman always chooses a theme for her adults-only Halloween party after checking out catalogues, Web sites and party stores....
  • Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival starts Friday at Paramount Ranch

     
    The inaugural Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival begins Friday evening at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Sponsored by the National Park Service in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the free festival will take...
  • Rabid Bat in Local Neighborhood Raises Concerns

    Bats with rabies have been a major concern in our region especially since they were blamed for the death of a local 16 year-old boy named zach jones nearly three years ago. It's not even bat migrating season yet this year, and already one rabid bat has...
  • Disease Kills Many Bats

    A fungus thats been killing bats in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont over the past 3 years has now spread to connecticut. Today the DEP announced it has found thousands of batsstricken with what's called "White nose Syndrome" in caves near Roxbury in...
  • New Clue in Mystery of Massive Bat Die Off

    Researchers have found a clue in the mysterious die-off of bats that has struck the northeastern United States -- a new fungus that so far seems to be present only in afflicted bats and in caves where the die-off has occurred. "The fungus is in some way...
  • Twists and tunes, on a Rio Grande rafting trip

    Big Bend National Park, Texas Butch Hancock probably isn't the first singer-songwriter to wind up, 35 years after that first promising album, sleeping under a tarp down by the river. But he is the first one I've ever watched wake up. When I crawled out...
  • Escape to a tropical Alcatraz

    San Lucas Island, Costa Rica "If you don't have anything to do," says the graffiti scratched into the cellblock wall, "don't come here to do it." That would have been excellent advice from 1883 to 1989, when this penitentiary on San Lucas Island was...
  • A world of underground wonders in Missouri

    Mike Burrage had made the trip from his home in Gilbertville, Iowa, to the Missouri Ozarks, a distance of about 350 miles, for the second time in a month. "I can't get enough," he said with a grin. "The scenery here is so beautiful, the mountains, the...
  • Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors

    Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors
    A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
  • Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces

    Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces
    By mid-July, "black holes" often develop in the garden. Spring ephemeral flowers such as Virginia bluebells have died away. Tulip leaves and stems have browned and even the daffodil foliage has mostly faded and can safely be removed. Bleeding heart...