• Kruijswijk opens up big Giro lead after mountain time trial

    ALPE DI SIUSI, Italy (AP) — Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk had a strong performance in a mountain time trial and opened up a potentially decisive lead in the Giro d’Italia on Sunday.

  • This June 13, 2007 file photo shows a morel mushroom in a blackened forest near Conconully, Wash. From flames come fungi. That means mushroom hunters are checking maps outlining last year's many Northwest wildfires before heading into forests this month, searching for the easily identifiable and woodsy-tasting morels. (Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World via AP, File)

    Mushroom hunting heating up in wake of Northwest wildfires

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — From flames come fungi.

  • In this Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, international trekkers pass through a glacier at the Mount Everest base camp, Nepal. A Nepal official says some 30 climbers have gotten frostbite or become sick on Mount Everest, in addition to two who died in recent days on the world's highest mountain. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, file)

    Some 30 climbers sick near Everest summit after 2 die

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported, underscoring the risks on the world’s highest mountain.

  • A villager carries his belonging during an evacuation following the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Gamber village, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash on Saturday, killing several villagers, oficials said. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

    Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 6 people

    GAMBER, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.

  • In this image made from video, hot clouds of ash rise from Mount Sinabung, in Tanah Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, May 21, 2016. The volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash as it erupted on Saturday, killing and injuring a number of villagers. (AP Photo/APTN)

    Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers have found more bodies after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, raising the death toll to six, an official said Sunday.

  • This May 2012 photo provided by Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program shows saltmarsh sparrows in their coastal habitat. Scientists say the population of the birds, which live in coastal areas from Maine to Virginia, is declining. (Kate Ruskin/Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program via AP)

    East Coast’s saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists say

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The saltmarsh sparrow is disappearing from its home on the East Coast and could be headed for extinction in as little as 50 years, say scientists whose work could help protect the little birds.

  • In this photo taken on Aug, 2006, dead trees lie on the ground in the Bialowieza National Park, a protected part of the Bialowieza Forest in eastern Poland. Poland’s government has sparked a conflict with scientists and conservationists with a plan to significantly increase logging in the Bialowieza Forest, the best preserved relic of an ancient forest that once covered the lowlands of Europe and Russia. (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)

    Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old.

  • Dutch climber dies on way back from Everest summit

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A 35-year-old Dutch man suffering from high-altitude sickness died on his way down from Mount Everest’s summit in the first death confirmed this year on the world’s highest mountain, an expedition organizer said Saturday. There were unconfirmed media reports that an Australian climber had also died.

  • In this Dec. 21, 2012 file photo a Tasmanian devil called Big John growls from the confines of his new tree house as he makes his first appearance at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Sydney, Australia. The Tasmanian devil is an endangered species due to a mysterious disease that has slashed their numbers in Tasmania's wilderness by as much as 90 percent since it was discovered two decades ago. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

    Saving devils, in a single disease-free corner of Tasmania

    TASMAN PENINSULA, Australia (AP) — Drive over one narrow isthmus in Tasmania, and then another, and you’ll reach the last place on Earth where wild Tasmanian devils live apart from a contagious cancer that threatens the fearsome marsupials’ existence. Conservationists are doing everything they can to keep it that way.

  • This Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker said Friday, May 20, 2016. Those who purchased their SUV will get to choose a debit card or an extended warranty. Lessees will receive the debit card. About 135,000 customers will get letters stating their amounts starting May 25. GM says another 35,000 fleet customers will be handled individually. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    GM offers debit cards or longer warranties in mileage case

    DETROIT (AP) — People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker said Friday.