• New proposal to end dispute over White Peak hunting ground

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s land commissioner is proposing a resolution to the long-running battle between sportsmen and ranchers over access to a popular hunting ground called White Peak.

  • In this July 27, 2015, photo, Giulia Pugliese, 15, right, shops for clothes with friends at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, N.Y. Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that’s putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them. More teens are thrifty nowadays, a habit picked up from their recession-scarred parents. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Teens are shopping more like their parents

    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — Giulia Pugliese is a typical teenager. She likes to look good, and she’s particular about what she wears.

  • Emergency services attend the scene where seven people died when an historic Hawker Hunter fighter jet plane plummeted onto the major south coast road on Saturday, after failing to pull out of a loop manoeuvre, at Shoreham, England, on Sunday Aug. 23, 2015.  Investigators and emergency services continue to search the scene of the Shoreham Airshow plane crash, police said. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

    UK airshow crash death toll likely to rise to 11

    LONDON (AP) — British police say the death toll from an airshow crash is “highly likely” to increase to 11 people after a fighter jet slammed into a busy main road.

  • Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill celebrates with her country's flag after finishing the women’s 800m race of the heptathlon at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Ennis-Hill dedicates world title to her boy, working moms

    BEIJING (AP) — As she lay on her back, hands covering her face trying to absorb the reality of again being a world champion, Jessica Ennis-Hill’s thoughts turned to who might be watching.

  • Associated Press New Orleans reporter Kevin McGill, who both reported on and lived through Hurricane Katrina nearly ten years ago, poses outside the Live Oak Cafe in New Orleans, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    After the storm, a hunger for tradition

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — I’m normally not much of a meal planner but I know what I’m going to have for lunch one week from Monday.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 photo, a map for the Bloomingdale Trail is seen along its path in Chicago. The trail was once an abandoned Chicago railway line that has been transformed into a bike corridor. The relic of Chicago’s industrial past is now a vision of its future as the city helps lead the way in transforming hulking pieces of obsolete infrastructure into useful, even inspiring, amenities. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee)

    Abandoned Chicago railway reborn as commuter corridor

    CHICAGO (AP) — On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of concrete undulating through a lush landscape where clattering freight cars once ferried everything from coal to furniture.

  • In this Aug. 2, 2015, photo provided by The Ocean Cleanup shows, Mega Expedition crew members, Mario Merkus, left, and Serena Cunsolo on mother ship R/V Ocean Starr with the results of trawling with one 6 meter-wide net for one hour in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Scientists and volunteers who have spent the last month gathering data on how much plastic garbage is floating in the Pacific Ocean say most of the trash is medium to large-sized pieces, as opposed to tiny ones. Volunteer crews on 30 boats have been measuring the size and mapping the location of tons of plastic waste floating between the West Coast and Hawaii. Three of the boats, including this 171-foot mother ship, returned to San Francisco on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (The Ocean Cleanup via AP)-

    Boaters mapping Pacific garbage to arrive in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far away from California’s coast, where the Pacific Ocean currents swirl, the blue of the sea was replaced by fishing nets, buckets, buoys, laundry baskets and unidentifiable pieces of plastic that floated past the Ocean Star, a ship carrying a team of scientists and volunteers gathering data on plastic garbage.

  • Saturday, August 22, 2015

    US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’ and ‘so were we’