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Mexican experts find cave, offerings at Chichen Itza

Mar. 4, 2019 6:45 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican archaeologists said Monday they have found a cave at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza with offerings of about 200 ceramic vessels in nearly untouched condition. The National Institute of Anthropology and History said the vessels appear to date back to around A.D. 1000 and contain...

From a few icicles, a winter wonderland of ice sprouts

Feb. 28, 2019 3:13 PM EST

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — On a clear, frigid night in a courtyard made of walls of ice, Bruce McCafferty and his young son stand mesmerized, bathed in the pulsating rainbow light emanating from a series of stout ice formations. McCafferty and his son Dougie have come out to Ice Castles in North...

Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall

Jan. 27, 2019 12:56 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — No retreat, no surrender is how President Donald Trump frames his decision to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. Some of his conservative backers have a different take: "pathetic" and "wimp." Other Trump supporters seem willing to give Trump the...

2 divers win Australian award for Thai cave rescue

Jan. 25, 2019 6:13 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two amateur divers who canceled their vacation plans to join what they thought was a hopeless mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand received one of Australia's most prestigious awards on Friday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison presented...

Trump makes rare cave on State of the Union speech

Jan. 24, 2019 8:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The counter-puncher caved. President Donald Trump's decision to postpone his State of the Union address under pressure from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi surprised allies, contradicted top aides who had been working on an alternative speech plan and left all of Washington trying to determine...