• Correction: Picketing Pilgrims story

    BOSTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about a labor impasse at Plimoth Plantation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the month that the employees’ union and museum management began negotiating a contract. Negotiations began in February, not December.

  • Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in San Francisco suburbs

    MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away.

  • 2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career in the Senate.

  • New Delhi’s polluted air doesn’t deter distance runners

    NEW DELHI (AP) — People breathing New Delhi’s acrid air for the past month have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange. But even as the polluted air threatens health, India seems to be embracing physical fitness.

  • Getting more ‘wolflike’ is the key to the future for coyotes

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The future of the coyotes that roam forests, cities and suburbs from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the “wolves” of the East Coast. And humans better get used to them.

  • Panama’s pre-Hispanic golden artifacts stored out of sight

    PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nine years ago, a trove of intricate gold artifacts were uncovered at a little-known archaeological site in Panama. The treasures dating from over 1,000 years ago included gold beads, strange ceramic pots, and chest plates engraved with delicate designs in forms such as a squid and human face.

  • Toxic algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it

    MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat — unaware that he was being poisoned.

  • 7 deer test presumptive positive for chronic wasting disease

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Wildlife managers say preliminary tests show that seven deer shot in a pocket of southeastern Minnesota may be infected with chronic wasting disease.

  • Jazz it up: Arab musicians bring their songs to Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — Arab musicians in Berlin are bringing their musical roots to Germans — with a little help from American jazz.

  • Officials urge safety as firearm deer-hunting season starts

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are offering safety tips as firearm deer-hunting season gets underway this weekend.