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US maple syrup production up despite shorter season

Jun. 16, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. maple syrup production increased slightly this year, even though the sap-collecting season was shorter than last year's, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The country produced 4.2 million gallons (16 million liters) of the pancake topper, up 1% from 2018. Vermont,...

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday

Jun. 12, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam was planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters Wednesday to mark what would have been the 90th birthday of the teenager who died in a Nazi concentration camp....

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died

Jun. 12, 2019 4:56 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died. In an interview broadcast Tuesday evening by Swiss television RTS, Macron said the death of the tree shouldn't be read as a...

New Jersey town's nearly 600-year-old oak tree falls down

Jun. 7, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A 600-year-old oak tree known as the tallest one in New Jersey has uprooted. The Salem oak came down Thursday evening, drawing people to mourn its loss. The Salem Religious Society of Friends owns the tree and a graveyard that surrounds it. Society member Jim Waddington tells NJ.com the...

Correction: Cherry Trees Destroyed story

May. 20, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — In a story May 19 about vandalism at a California cherry tree farm, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former San Francisco 49ers center Jeremy Newberry played nearly two decades in the NFL. Newberry was in the league for 11 seasons. A corrected version of the story is...