• Island Lake trail created for hikers, cross-country skiers

    GREEN OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 5-mile hiking trail being constructed at Island Lake Recreation Area is designed to be separate from the area’s mountain biking trails.

  • Island Lake trail created for hikers, cross-country skiers

    GREEN OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 5-mile hiking trail being constructed at Island Lake Recreation Area is designed to be separate from the area’s mountain biking trails.

  • In this July 18, 2016 photo, Sri Lankan mangrove conservation workers carry mangrove saplings for planting in Kalpitiya, about 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests _ the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, better absorb carbon from the environment mitigating effects of global warming and reducing impact of natural disasters like tsunamis. Authorities have identified about 37,000 acres (15,000 hectares) of mangrove forests in Sri Lanka that are earmarked for preservation. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    Sri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystem

    PAMBALA LAGOON, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests — the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural disasters like tsunamis.

  • The Solar Impulse 2 plane flies over Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, shortly before landing on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The world's first ever round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history with its landing in the Emirati capital, where it first took off more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck)

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    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy.

  • Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and comedian Sarah Silverman speak during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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  • In this March 6, 2016, file photo, well wishes are written on a wall of hope during a remembrance event for the ill fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With the Friday, July 22, 2016, announcement that the meticulous ocean search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 would be suspended, the epic arc of one of this decade's most vexing unanswered questions is headed toward becoming, in effect, a cold case. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

    Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits

    BANGKOK (AP) — For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too.

  • Yacht sinks during stormy sailing race across Lake Michigan

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 48-foot yacht sank in a storm while competing in the annual Chicago to Mackinac Island race across Lake Michigan.

  • Texas radioactive waste company eyes New Mexico site

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A West Texas company that treats and disposes of radioactive waste may be ahead of southeastern New Mexico in landing a long-term storage facility for spent nuclear fuel.

  • Once-contaminated Minot landfill area to be transformed

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot officials are planning to turn a once-contaminated landfill into a recreation area.

  • Los Angeles County firefighters pause to fight the flames due to erratic winds in Placenta Caynon Road in Santa Clarita, Calif., Sunday, July 24, 2016. Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Hartman)

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