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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, people walk past debris debris on Bourbon Street in the early morning of Ash Wednesday, the day after Mardi Gras, in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Mardi Gras produces fun-filled days of merriment, joy and the occasional hangover. It also produces a lot of garbage. But this year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change that with a pilot recycling project to collect cans, plastic bottles and that Mardi Gras accessory found hanging on fences, trees, and balconies: beads. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 14, 2018 - 2:05 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed and the beads have been thrown, the cleanup begins. This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change things with a pilot recycling project to collect...
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Rescuers depart Timberline Lodge in a snow tractor on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Teams on Mount Hood were attempting to reach stranded climbers on the Hogsback. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 11:37 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on rescue at Oregon's Mount Hood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities say all climbers who had been stranded on Oregon's tallest mountain are safe. More than a half-dozen had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak on Tuesday when they encountered tumbling rocks...
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Rescuers depart Timberline Lodge in a snow tractor on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Teams on Mount Hood were attempting to reach stranded climbers on the Hogsback. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 11:29 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on rescue at Oregon's Mount Hood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities say all climbers who had been stranded on Oregon's tallest mountain are safe. More than a half-dozen had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak on Tuesday when they encountered tumbling rocks...
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A man walks with his dog during the Society de Sainte Anne parade, on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 13, 2018 - 10:20 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald Trump and glamorous vampires. And amused bystanders took in the chaotic scene...
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A man walks with his dog during the Society de Sainte Anne parade, on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 13, 2018 - 8:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald Trump and glamorous vampires. And amused bystanders took in the chaotic scene...
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February 13, 2018 - 8:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Airlines says an engine issued forced a flight from Nigeria to Atlanta to turn back and make an emergency landing at the airport it departed from. Delta says Flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, Georgia, left around 10:50 p.m. local time Tuesday and returned to Lagos International...
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Rescuers depart Timberline Lodge in a snow tractor on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Teams on Mount Hood were attempting to reach stranded climbers on the Hogsback. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 8:00 pm
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Rescuers are hurrying to reach more than a half-dozen climbers stranded by tumbling rocks and falling ice on Oregon's tallest peak after one fell to his death Tuesday and before expected heavy snow makes conditions even more treacherous. At least seven to eight climbers...
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This is an undated family handout photo issued by Britain's Foreign & Commonwealth Office and made available on Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 of Stuart Hill, left, and his brother Jason Hill, who both died in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash. An expert says investigators are likely to pay special attention to the type of helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists. Aviation attorney Gary C. Robb says the EC-130 helicopter generally lacks a system to keep it from exploding on impact, denying passengers a few extra minutes to try to escape. It comes after the crash on tribal land, which has fewer regulations than helicopter tours in Grand Canyon National Park. (Family Handout Foreign & Commonwealth Office via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 7:51 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact, U.S. authorities said. Investigators were combing through the wreckage Tuesday in a remote,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, a cloud forms over Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Authorities say a rescue effort is underway, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, for a climber who fell on Mount Hood. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
February 13, 2018 - 7:16 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on rescue at Oregon's Mount Hood (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities say a climber who fell up to 1,000 feet (305) meters and was airlifted off Mount Hood has died. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says the male climber was pronounced dead upon arrival at...
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A man walks with his dog during the Society de Sainte Anne parade, on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 13, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers thronged Mardi Gras festivities, many yelling "throw me something, Mister!" in the universal call to float riders who tossed them coveted beads and trinkets on Tuesday's raucous finale to Carnival season in New Orleans. The 300th anniversary of this...
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