• In this Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 file photo the likeness of a whale adorns a door at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass. The museum has compiled a digital archive of more than a hundred thousand names of men who embarked on whaling voyages out of the Massachusetts port before the final one in 1927. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

    Did your ancestor hunt whales? Museum database offers clues

    BOSTON (AP) — A digital list of the tens of thousands of men who embarked on whaling voyages out of New Bedford, from 10-year-old boys to a 70-year-old sailor who drank himself to death in South Africa, is a valuable resource for anyone researching their family’s seafaring past. Just be warned: You might not like what you find.

  • FILE In this Aug.  42008 file photo, a general view of the Halti mountain, on the Finnish and Norwegian borders, in Enontekio, Finland. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is considering moving a mountain _ or at least the peak of it _ as a gift to Finland when the Nordic country next year celebrates 100 years of independence from Russia. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva, via AP, File)

    Norway mulls giving mountain peak to Finland

    HELSINKI (AP) — Norway is considering moving a mountain — or at least its peak — to neighboring Finland.

  • This is a  Sunday, April 18, 2010 file photo of The Wawel castle in Krakow, southern Poland. Pope Francis is coming to southern Poland from July 27-31 to meet with young people from around the globe who gather for the World Youth Day, which is being held July 25-31. Pope Francis will visit the castle during the visit. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

    Castles and death camps: Sites the pope will see in Poland

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis is coming to southern Poland from July 27-31 to meet with young people from around the globe who gather for the World Youth Day, which is being held July 25-31. Here’s a look at his trip and the places he will be visiting.

  • New Mexico’s state parks see big jump in visitors

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says more people last year visited New Mexico’s state parks than ever before.

  • Daimler’s mytaxi, British rival Hailo to merge

    BERLIN (AP) — Daimler’s mytaxi and British rival Hailo are merging to form Europe’s biggest app-based cab ordering service.

  • This Oct. 1, 2014, file photo shows a black-footed ferret peeking out of a tube after being brought to a ranch near Williams, Ariz. The endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Biologists plan to release 35 black-footed ferrets Tuesday, July 26, 2016, near Meeteetse, Wyo. Scientists thought the black-footed ferret was extinct until a dog brought a dead one home near Meeteetse in 1981. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)

    Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

    MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.

  • In this undated image provided by Amanda Thompson with the University of Georgia shows archeologists Chester DePratter, left, with the University of South Carolina and Victor Thompson, right, of the University of Georgia, running ground penetrating radar across a land grid. Archaeologists have found the location of a long-sought Spanish fort on the South Carolina coast near Beaufort. The location of San Marcos, one of five forts that operated during the 21-year history of the early Spanish settlement of Santa Elena, has been found on Parris Island. (Amanda Thompson/University of Georgia via AP)

    Remains of lost Spanish fort found on South Carolina coast

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Archaeologists have found the location of a long-sought Spanish fort on the South Carolina coast at the site of what was once the first capital of Spanish Florida.

  • Burglar targets Roger Maris Museum in North Dakota mall

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man who broke into the Roger Maris Museum at a Fargo mall took an ornate belt that for many years went to the country’s top professional athletes.

  • Burglar targets Roger Maris Museum in North Dakota mall

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police are investigating a smash-and-grab burglary at the Roger Maris Museum in West Acres Mall.

  • This Oct. 18, 2014 photo shows fan art from the anime series "Tamako Market" at the Demachi Masugata Shotengai in Kyoto, Japan. Anime tourism is a phenomenon in Japan, with fans hunting down real-world places that are used as settings in the cartoons. (Michael Vito via AP)

    Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime

    TOKYO (AP) — Everyone’s surprised that “Pokemon Go” is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house. But Japanese animated creations have a much longer tradition of sending people on real-world adventures, although in a very different way.