• Rooster releases precede special youth pheasant hunts

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says rooster pheasants were released at several wildlife management areas before special youth hunts this weekend.

  • In this 2014 photo made available by the journal Nature, a young bearded capuchin monkey strikes a stone against another in the Serra da Capivara National Park in Brazil. In a report released Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2016, researchers say wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil deliberately break stones, unintentionally producing flakes similar to the ancient sharp-edged tools made by human ancestors. (Michael Haslam via AP)

    Rock-smashing monkeys make flakes like early stone tools

    NEW YORK (AP) — Call them knockoffs. Rock-smashing monkeys in Brazil make stone flakes that look a lot like tools made by our ancient ancestors.

  • In this photo provided by charter boat company Sanctuary Marine Bermuda, Tristan Loescher holds up a 14-pound spiny lobster he caught while fishing on Oct. 14, 2016, at an undisclosed shoreline location in Bermuda. (Sanctuary Marine Bermuda via AP)

    Fisherman reels in whopper of a lobster in Bermuda

    HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Hurricane Nicole may have brought more than wind and rain to Bermuda. Two fishermen are crediting the storm with bringing in an enormous 14-pound spiny lobster.

  • Gary Johnson rallies home state of New Mexico with bike ride

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson says winning the electoral votes from his home state as the Libertarian presidential nominee would send a message that the country is tired of a two-party system.