• 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.

  • Gas prices drop 7 cents to $2.22 a gallon

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 7 cents over the past three weeks to $2.22 a gallon for regular grade.

  • This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows an exterior view of Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn, Austria. The townsfolk of Braunau am Inn are tired of being defined as in some way linked to the Nazi dictator just because he was born here 127 years ago and spent the first three years of his life there. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)

    Hitler’s birthplace loathes link to him but not the building

    BRAUNAU AM INN, Austria (AP) — Adolf Hitler was born in the house behind her and the building is a natural draw for tourists. But when asked about her hometown’s most important landmark, Ivonne Bekking gestured down the road toward a baroque church steeple.