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Mayor: Deal reached to keep Preakness in Baltimore

Oct. 5, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials and the owners of the historic racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes have reached an agreement to keep the Triple Crown series' middle jewel in the city. The agreement, which is subject to approval of the General Assembly during its next session, ends a bitter...

Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes

Sep. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun, a district in the...

Mobile home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

Sep. 15, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colorado (AP) — When the flood waters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado's Front Range returned to see what happened to their homes. One of them was Amanda Anderson. "All of it was just mud," Anderson said. "It was so dark in there because of the mud. It was like...

Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa

Aug. 24, 2019 5:35 AM EDT

MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) — A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, plucking out any that are cracked or misshapen. "I like growing coffee because it earns cash that goes right into my pocket," she said, with a darting smile. "I...