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In this Oct. 10, 2020, photo provided by Zane Goucher is Goucher, left, and his daughter Annabelle Goucher bow hunting for deer near Dansville, Mich. Zane Goucher says he hadn't gone hunting in 22 years but took up the sport again because the coronavirus outbreak provided incentive to spend more time outdoors with his children. (Zane Goucher via the AP)

Hunting licenses soar as virus-weary Americans head outdoors

Nov. 17, 2020 11:44 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Hunting was a big part of Zane Goucher's youth, when he pursued whitetail deer and ruffed grouse in the Maine woods with his father. He eventually drifted away from the sport but has returned after a 22-year absence, inspired by the coronavirus outbreak. Many Americans appear to...

In this Sept. 25, 2020, photo provided by the Royal Australian Navy, members of the Australian Clearance Diving Team One return to Lord Howe Island, Australia, from Elizabeth Reef on a Zodiac inflatable boat following a successful search for unexploded ordnance. The 45-kilogram (100-pound) bomb was found by a fisherman on Elizabeth Reef near Lord Howe Island, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) off New South Wales state. (ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol/Royal Australian Navy via AP)

Australian navy ship tows unexploded bomb out to sea

Oct. 10, 2020 11:12 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian navy divers have removed an unexploded 45-kilogram (100-pound) bomb on a reef off the southeastern coast and a ship towed it to deeper waters because it posed a “significant risk” to the public. The bomb was found by a fisherman on Elizabeth Reef near Lord Howe...