First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia
National / Politics / Virginia

First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia

TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service’s celebrates its centennial. The president has marked the week by creating a national monument in Maine and expanding a monument off Hawaii. Admission to national parks … Continue reading

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India Rampaging Elephant
Asia

India Rampaging Elephant

KOLKATA, India (AP) — A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest. As the frightened elephant ran amok, trampling parked cars and motorbikes, crowds of people gathered to watch from balconies and … Continue reading