- Senior Players Championship comes to Maryland in 2017 Updated: Sep-29-15 12:10 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Maryland - The 2017 Senior Players Championship will be held at Caves Valley Golf Club in Maryland.
- Serenity Now: Despite language barriers, kindness in Myanmar Updated: Sep-29-15 11:08 am
PINDAYA, Myanmar - The 77-year-old man didn't speak a word of English and my Burmese vocabulary was limited to thank you. Somehow, though, we were able to connect over an open fire in his tiny home in the mountains outside Pindaya, Myanmar.
- Pope blesses grotto of knots inspired by a favorite painting Updated: Sep-27-15 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis made an unannounced stop Sunday to bless an art installation, a grotto adorned with 110,000 knots, each representing a personal hardship or societal challenge.
- Family decides to close Black Hills cave to the public Updated: Sep-24-15 5:03 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A cave with a long history in the Black Hills will no longer be open to the public after this weekend.
- Biologist hopes the bat caves are full on Catalina Island Updated: Sep-23-15 11:09 pm
AVALON, California - How many kinds of bats are there on Catalina Island? It's a surprisingly tough question. Eight, 10, a dozen?
- Volunteers play crucial role in outdoor emergencies Updated: Sep-18-15 5:01 am
LOGAN CANYON, Utah - Dallin Briggs latched a carabiner attached to his waist onto a rope anchored above and began his solo descent.
- Wind Cave acquires 7 acres on southern boundary of park Updated: Sep-17-15 2:05 am
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota - Officials at Wind Cave National Park have bought seven acres of private property along the park's southern boundary and plan to convert a house on the property into a new office.
- Mom of children found in Kansas City cave released from jail Updated: Sep-15-15 7:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A woman whose two young sons were found inside an underground cave in Kansas City was released from jail Tuesday but won't be allowed to see her children without prior authorization, a judge ruled Tuesday.
- AP news guide: Kansas City's network of underground caves Updated: Sep-14-15 4:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A mother is in custody after her two young children were found barefoot, dirty and living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave - part of a massive subterranean network carved out beneath Kansas City.
- Thrill-seekers find fix in region Updated: Sep-13-15 1:17 pm
SCRANTON, Pennsylvania - After jumping out of an airplane more than 42,000 times, world-record-holding skydiver Don Kellner needs only the essentials.
- Missouri mom charged after kids found living in crate, cave Updated: Sep-12-15 6:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A 24-year-old mother is in custody Saturday after her two young children were found barefoot, dirty and living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave on the eastern edge of Kansas City, Missouri.
- Mexican cave paintings restored with advice from American Updated: Sep-11-15 7:48 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico has restored a series of colorful 2,500-year-old cave paintings with help from the American archaeologist who first registered them almost 50 years ago.
- A squeeze down a narrow crack, and then an amazing discovery Updated: Sep-10-15 12:55 pm
MAGALIESBURG, South Africa - Jagged rocks hooked into Steven Tucker's overalls as he squeezed through a crack deep in a subterranean cave. Upon emerging at the other end, he saw he was in a chamber with stalactites hanging from the ceiling. Then his headlamp shone onto a bone. Then more bones, and half of a skull.
- Q&A: South African fossils said to reveal new human relative Updated: Sep-10-15 11:02 am
NEW YORK - Researchers said Thursday that they had discovered a previously unknown relative of humans, revealed by bones found deep in a South African cave. Here's a quick look at the discovery:
- Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative Updated: Sep-10-15 10:42 am
MAGALIESBURG, South Africa - Scientists say they've discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.
- Residents of Hill Country town upset about wind farm plan Updated: Sep-03-15 4:29 pm
MASON, Texas - They first started appearing in West Texas, where the wind howls through oil rigs. Then it was the Panhandle, and small towns along I-20, like Sweetwater, where cattle farms have given way to giant, white spinning blades.