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In this photo provided by the New York City Parks Department, Green-Wood Cemetery volunteers carry the fragmentary remains of early New Yorkers found during construction in and around Washington Square Park, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in New York, to be reburied at the site. The human remains were placed in the wooden box and buried five feet below grade within a planting bed in the park, and marked with an engraved paver. (Daniel Avila/New York City Parks Department via AP)
Historical remains found during construction reburied in NYCNew York city officials say human remains of early New Yorkers that were discovered during construction in and around Washington Square Park have been reburied inside the park
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, zoom video conference collage captured by The Sacramento Bee, shows Dr. Scott Green who appeared Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, for his Sacramento Superior Court trial, held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic, from an operating room in Sacramento, Calif. He was dressed in surgical scrubs with a patient undergoing the procedure just out of view; the beeps of medical machinery can be heard in the background. The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating.(Superior Court of California/Sacramento Bee via AP)
Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgeryThe Medical Board of California says it will investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating
The Associated Press3 days ago
19th-century Amherst home cleared for mile-long moveAuthorities have cleared the way for a 19th-century home in Massachusetts to be moved intact to a new site about a mile away
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this photo provided by Jason Torlano, Zach Milligan, lower left, makes his descent down Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Feb.  21, 2021. Two men climbed some 4,000 feet to the top of Yosemite's Half Dome in subfreezing temperatures and skied down the famously steep monolith to the valley floor. Jason Torlano, 45, and Zach Milligan, 40, completed the daring descent in five hours on Sunday by charging down Half Dome's arching back and using ropes to rappel down several sections of bare rock known as the "death slabs," the Fresno Bee reported on Thursday. (Jason Torlano via AP)
2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half DomeTwo men have navigated down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat
The Associated Press4 days ago
Wax statues of Audrey Hepburn and Michael Strahan occupy one of the tables at Peter Luger Steakhouse on Friday, Feb, 26, 2021, in New York. Five statues, on loan from Madame Tussauds, will occupy unused tables during COVID-19 occupancy restrictions. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
NYC steakhouse stunt: A wax Don Draper hanging at the barIt's a promotion that could be straight out of the “Mad Men” Don Draper playbook
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, a 14-foot, 95-pound, female Burmese python is held tightly by wildlife biologist Ian Bartoszek after he captured the snake in Naples, Fla. Iguanas, Burmese pythons, monitor lizards and many other reptile invasive species have taken hold in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, to move these animals onto a prohibited list. That means they can only be brought to Florida for exhibition, such as a zoo, and at a research facility. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Pythons, iguanas: Florida restricts some exotic reptilesPythons, iguanas, monitor lizards, oh my
The Associated Press4 days ago
This photo provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control shows Brandy, a brown tabby cat, that was reunited on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, with her owner, Charles, (he would only give his first name) after she went astray for 15 years, are seen together at the Palmdale, Calif., animal care center. The Los Angeles man adopted her as a 2-month-old kitten in 2005. Charles says he cried and Brandy purred in his arms. The brown tabby was found Sunday in Palmdale, about a half-hour's drive from where he lives. (Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control via AP)
Cat that vanished 15 years ago is reunited with ownerA cat that went astray about 15 years ago has been reunited with its owner
The Associated Press5 days ago
Venomous spiders prompt temporary Michigan library shutdownStaff at a University of Michigan library temporarily closed the building after three venomous spiders turned up in a basement storage area
The Associated Press6 days ago
This illustration provided by NASA shows a diagram added over the parachute deployed during the descent of the Mars Perseverance rover as it approaches the surface of the planet on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out “Dare Mighty Things” in the orange and white strips of the 70-foot (21-meter) parachute. He also included the GPS coordinates for the mission's headquarters at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)
Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret messageThe huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message
The Associated Press7 days ago
A 6- month- old green sea turtle is cleaned from tar after an oil spill in the Mediterranean Sea, at Israel's Sea Turtle Rescue Center, in Michmoret, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Only six sea turtles were rescued and survived after a disastrous oil spill that has blackened most of the country's shoreline and reached beaches of neighboring Lebanon. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
In Israel, mayo provides miracle for endangered turtlesWhen it comes to saving sea turtles, Israeli rescuers have discovered that mayonnaise is a miracle
The Associated Press7 days ago
CORRECTS APPROXIMATE COST TO $400,000, INTEAD OF $200,000 - A worker signals to a truck driver pulling a Victorian home through San Francisco on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. The house, built in 1882, was moved to a new location about six blocks away to make room for a condominium development. According to the consultant overseeing the project, the move cost approximately $400,000 and involved removing street lights, parking meters, and utility lines. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
139-year-old house rolls to new San Francisco addressA two-story Victorian house in San Francisco was loaded onto giant dollies and moved Sunday to a location six blocks away
The Associated Press9 days ago
Customs inspectors find cocaine-coated corn flakes in OhioCustoms authorities in Ohio say they intercepted a shipment of cereal earlier this month with a special frosting — cocaine
The Associated Press10 days ago
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