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  • Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

    Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs.
  • Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

    NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — On oil well pads carved from the wheat fields around Lake Sakakawea, hundreds of pump jacks slowly bob to extract 100 million barrels of crude annually from a reservation shared by three Native American tribes.
  • 250 gators removed from Disney since boy died in 2016 attack

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in the five years since a 2-year-old boy was killed by an alligator at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, a newspaper reported.
  • United Airlines sees a supersonic future

    United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist's drawing — even the prototype hasn't flown yet.
  • The Latest: Germany cautiously opens beer gardens, cafes

    BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Germans to behave responsibly as large parts of the country relax more pandemic restrictions at the start of the Pentecost weekend.
  • Hit by COVID, Senegal's women find renewed hope in fishing

    BARGNY, Senegal - Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and mother processed fish. Like generations of women, she helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. They were baptized by fish, these women say.
  • Hit by COVID, Senegal's women find renewed hope in fishing

    BARGNY, Senegal - Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and mother processed fish. Like generations of women, she now helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. They were baptized by fish, these women say.
  • Building New Mexico's outdoor economy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Ryan and Cody Dudgeon both grew up in northwest New Mexico. Both left for greener pastures in Missoula, Montana.
  • In Nevada desert, a technology firm aims to be a government

    CARSON CITY, Nev. - In the Nevada desert, a cryptocurrency magnate hopes to turn dreams of a futuristic “smart city” into reality. To do that, he’s asking the state to let companies like his form local governments on land they own, which would grant them power over everything from schools to law enforcement.
  • US agency cancels Trump policy on conservation purchases

    BILLINGS, Mont. - U.S. Interior Department officials on Thursday cancelled a Trump administration directive that gave local and state officials power to block purchases of land and water for conservation under a longstanding federal program.

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