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In this Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 photo, a bison walks in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley near Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyo. State and federal officials are hoping to reduce Yellowstone's bison herds by up to 900 animals this winter. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

Yellowstone bison entering Montana face slaughter, hunters

Feb. 26, 2020 5:41 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of the last and largest wild bison populations in North America has begun its migration out of Yellowstone National Park into southwestern Montana, where they are being hunted and face government-sponsored slaughter as part of a population reduction program. Hundreds of the...

Express lanes to be installed at some beach parking lots

Feb. 26, 2020 5:38 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Express lanes will be installed at the parking lots at some of Rhode Island's state beaches, according to state environmental officials. The new lanes will be installed at five of the state's eight beaches prior to their official reopening Memorial Day weekend, the Providence...

Gabriel Natale Hjorth attends the opening of the trial for the killing of Italian policeman Mario Cerciello Rega in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020.  American teenagers Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth are being tried for killing the officer. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Trial begins for jailed American pals in policeman's slaying

Feb. 26, 2020 4:31 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Two former schoolmates from California sat impassively in a crowded courtroom Wednesday for the start of their trial for the murder of a plainclothes Italian policeman while they were vacationing in Rome last summer. In pre-trial court documents, prosecutors alleged that Finnegan Lee Elder, now...

People wear sanitary masks as they ride an empty tram in downtown Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Italy has been struggling to contain the rapidly spreading outbreak that has given the country more coronavirus cases outside Asia than anywhere else. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)

Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

Feb. 26, 2020 4:26 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Italy sought to rally international support for its virus containment efforts Wednesday even as its caseload reached 447, people linked to Italy fell ill across Europe and as far away as Brazil, and the U.N.'s health agency urged a scaled-up response. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's government...

FILE - In this July 15, 2016, file photo, a mountain goat leads its kid across the Mount Evans Scenic Byway just below the summit near Idaho Springs, Colo. Grand Teton National Park officials have suspended efforts to shoot mountain goats from a helicopter after criticism from Wyoming's governor prompted Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to intervene. Bernhardt told park officials to suspend the shooting Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, hours after the effort began and Gordon called the helicopter shooting a

Grand Teton: 36 mountain goats killed in helicopter shooting

Feb. 26, 2020 4:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Sharpshooters killed 36 mountain goats from a helicopter in a contested effort to eradicate the nonnative animals from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Four days after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt intervened to stop the shooting on the day it began, park officials released...

FILE - In this May 23, 2007, file photo, Placido Domingo, general director of the Washington National Opera, speaks during a news conference in Washington about a simulcast of a performance of La Boheme. An investigation into Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera performers found more than two dozen people who said they were sexually harassed or witnessed inappropriate behavior by the superstar when he held senior management positions at Washington National Opera and Los Angeles Opera, according to people familiar with the findings. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Spain takes first European moves against Plácido Domingo

Feb. 26, 2020 3:58 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government canceled upcoming performances by Plácido Domingo in Madrid on Wednesday following the singer's acceptance of "full responsibility" for actions that prompted sexual misconduct allegations, as cracks formed in the steadfast support European opera houses have shown...

FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo a shopper scans an Amazon Go app on a cellphone while entering an Amazon Go store in Seattle. You expect your car insurance rates to increase after you buy a new vehicle, cause a crash or add a young driver to your policy. But some insurers jack up prices based on seemingly unrelated data — like your magazine subscriptions or what groceries you buy.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

How auto insurers use your nondriving habits to raise prices

Feb. 26, 2020 3:36 PM EST

You expect your car insurance rates to increase after you buy a new vehicle, cause a crash or add a young driver to your policy. But some insurers jack up prices based on seemingly unrelated data — like your magazine subscriptions or what groceries you buy. Even if you have a clean driving record and have...

In this Oct. 21, 2019, photo, Nick Spezia works in the control room during the recording of a video game soundtrack in Nashville, Tenn. Music City is earning a new reputation as Soundtrack City. And more production companies, including Netflix, Showtime, Sony and Focus Features, have been lured to Nashville to record music for movies, TV and video games in the last year thanks to a new incentive program. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Soundtrack City: How Nashville is awash in film, game scores

Feb. 26, 2020 3:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville is already known as Music City, but a new wave of music being recorded there for video games, TV shows and movies could earn it a new title as Soundtrack City. The city has a reputation for high quality studio musicians that can play just about any genre, including...

=Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

On education, Sanders lauded for substance, knocked for cost

Feb. 26, 2020 2:22 PM EST

During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical idea from a fringe candidate. The Vermont senator has returned with the same idea in 2020. Only this time, it's helped propel him to the front of field. While his “Medicare for...

Police officers wearing masks stand in front of the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in La Caleta, in the Canary Island of Tenerife, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Spanish officials say a tourist hotel on the Canary Island of Tenerife has been placed in quarantine after an Italian doctor staying there tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and Spanish news media says some 1,000 tourists staying at the complex are not allowed to leave. (AP Photo)

Virus fears keep guests trapped in sunny 'luxurious prison'

Feb. 26, 2020 2:07 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — They signed up for a bit of a beach holiday to break up the winter. Instead, hundreds of holidaymakers, mainly from northern Europe, are set for a two-week lock-down as a result of an outbreak of the new coronavirus. Holidaymakers in Tenerife, one of the most popular year-round destinations...