Recreation And Leisure

$450 million Leonardo painting heading to new Louvre museum

Dec 7, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for record $450 million is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates

The Latest: Patagonia sues over Trump's monuments order

Dec 7, 2017

More lawsuits are expected Wednesday over the Trump administration's plans to shrink several national monuments.

US to review end of protections for Yellowstone grizzlies

Dec 7, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will review the recent lifting of protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears in light of a court ruling that retained protections for gray wolves in the Great Lakes

Stokes provisionally named in England's one-day side

Dec 6, 2017

Allrounder Ben Stokes has been provisionally included in England's 16-man squad for a five-match one-day international series against Australia in January

Judge turns down bid to move trial of Orlando shooter's wife

Dec 6, 2017

Federal judge is turning down a request to move the trial of the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a Florida nightclub

Big changes could be coming to East Coast herring fishery

Dec 6, 2017

Federal fishing regulators are considering changing the way they manage one of the largest fisheries on the East Coast to better account for its impact on the environment and other industries

North Dakota: Refinery near national park could win permit

Dec 6, 2017

North Dakota health officials say the permit for a proposed oil refinery near the Theodore Roosevelt National Park is still subject to public comment.

Egypt moves ancient gate to new museum

Dec 6, 2017

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says it has moved a gate dating back nearly 3,000 years from north Cairo to a new museum near the famed pyramids in Giza

The red Russian uniforms will be gone, but not the athletes

Dec 6, 2017

There will be Russians competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics and likely winning some medals

Interior head says Patagonia claim about public land 'a lie'

Dec 5, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is strongly disputing a claim by outdoor retailer Patagonia that President Donald Trump "stole" public land by shrinking two national monuments in Utah

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