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3 fishermen rescued after boat capsizes

Nov. 23, 2021 13:52 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized off Tomales Bay, north of San Francisco, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The boat began taking on water before capsizing Monday about a half-mile off the coast, the Coast Guard said in a news...

Utah doctor accused of lying for Denali helicopter rescue

Nov. 11, 2021 16:13 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Utah doctor is accused of lying about ill patients in his climbing party to get a high-altitude government helicopter to rescue him off the tallest mountain in North America after a failed summit and of destroying evidence. Dr. Jason Lance,...

Yellowstone crews scale back search for Utah conservationist

Oct. 15, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in September. The national park that covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and...

Snowstorm hits Utah mountain race, dozens of runners rescued

Oct. 10, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — An unexpected snowstorm forced the rescue of dozens of runners in a long-distance trail race in the mountains of northern Utah. None of the 87 or so runners rescued Saturday was hospitalized though several were treated for hypothermia and one was...

Yellowstone: Exposure killed man at lake, no sign of brother

Sep. 29, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that a man whose body was found on the shore of a lake in Yellowstone National Park died of hypothermia, park officials said Wednesday. Mark O’Neill, 67, of Chimacum, Washington, had been on a four-night...

UN agencies want access to asylum-seekers stuck at EU border

Sep. 21, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two United Nations agencies requested access Tuesday to asylum-seekers stranded at Belarus's border with Poland and Lithuania, after four migrants were found dead in the area. The International Organization for Migration and the U.N. Refugee Agency...