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Missouri man retraces Ozarks explorer's historic trek

Jan. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Deep inside Smallin Civil War Cave, Rick Mansfield stood next to the very spot where famed Ozarks explorer Henry Rowe Schoolcraft stood 200 years ago. In the dim light, Schoolcraft — age 25 at the time — noted the two pools of water flowing along the sides of a massive...

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

Dec. 29, 2018 5:05 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy and Monty Python star Michael Palin. Twiggy, a model who shot to stardom during the Beatles era, will...

UK honors cave rescue divers, Twiggy, Monty Python's Palin

Dec. 28, 2018 6:52 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British divers who rescued young soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand are among those being recognized in Britain's New Year's Honors List, along with 1960s model Twiggy and Monty Python star Michael Palin. Twiggy, a model who shot to stardom during the Beatles era, will...

Elon Musk asks judge to toss diver's lawsuit in Thai dustup

Dec. 27, 2018 7:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver the tech entrepreneur called a pedophile on Twitter, arguing that it was nothing more than a "schoolyard spat on social media" that no reasonable reader took seriously. Musk's motion to...