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5 Marines killed in helicopter crash identified as troops in their 20s

Feb. 09, 2024 16:52 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps released the names Friday of the five Marines killed when their CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter went down in the mountains outside San Diego during a historic storm. All of them were in their 20s. The decorated Marines were assigned to Marine...

A bear was killed by a hunter months after it captivated a Michigan neighborhood

Jan. 25, 2024 14:01 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A 350-pound black bear that perched for hours in a tree, causing a Mother's Day spectacle last spring in northern Michigan, was killed by a hunter, authorities said. “It makes me sad, because I was just envisioning it living peacefully in the forest...