• US sailors return to Volvo with Vestas 11th Hour Racing

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans Charlie Enright and Mark Towill are returning to the Volvo Ocean Race with new sponsors and an emphasis on environmental awareness.

  • Environment activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported “recent coordinated physical attacks” on the much-protested line, just as it’s almost ready to carry oil.

  • Correction: Flint Water story

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — In a story March 19 about the replacement of water lines in Flint, Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the overall lead level in Flint’s water still exceeds the federal safety limit and the authorities are requiring residents to use state-provided faucet filters. The water no longer exceeds the federal safety limit and the state only recommends that filters be used. The AP also reported that cases of Legionnaire’s disease have been linked to the improperly treated water. Some experts suspect a link, but no federal or state agencies have made that determination.

  • Historic restoration of Jesus’ burial shrine completed

    JERUSALEM (AP) — In a story March 20 about renovations at the tomb of Jesus, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Edicule is revered by Christians as the site where Jesus rose to heaven. Tradition says the Jerusalem shrine is the site of Jesus’ resurrection, not the ascension to heaven.

  • Nepal to strap Everest climbers with GPS device

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday.

  • Correction: Radioactive Lab-Indictment story

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story March 17 about a Kansas man accused of tainting a lab with radioactive waste, The Associated Press misstated the name of an organization he founded. Ahmed el-Sherif founded the American Muslim Council of Greater Kansas City. The words “Kansas City” were mistakenly left off in the original story.

  • A look at the New Mexico legislative session

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A look at proposals that passed and failed during the 60-day legislative session that ended Saturday. Gov. Susana Martinez has until April 7 to act on legislation approved by lawmakers.

  • To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Feeding peanut butter kibbles to millions of prairie dogs — by flinging the treats from four-wheelers and dropping them from drones — could be the next big thing to help a spunky little weasel that almost went extinct.

  • 12 books later, See tells how holiday letter launched career

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If she’d just stuck with her plan to write that family Christmas letter back in the early 1990s, Lisa See might still be reviewing best-selling novels instead of writing them.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Fukushima radiation not cause for alarm in US

    Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster in Japan has reached North American shores, but — despite a number of reports shared on social media— scientists say the levels of radiation are so low that it poses no risk to public health.