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State officials striving to retain women anglers

- Associated Press

Only 18 percent of anglers in Pennsylvania are women, and they drop out of the sport faster than men, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said Feb. 15, 2017, in his annual report to the legislature.

Lin-Manuel Miranda is seen during rehearsals for the 89th Academy Awards on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Legend, Miranda, Bareilles make Oscar rehearsals musical

- Associated Press

Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on.

AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

- Associated Press

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.

In this undated photo provided by Kranti Shalia, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, right, poses for photo with his wife Sunayana Dumala. In the middle of a crowded bar, a 51-year-old former air traffic controller yelled at two Indian men - Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani - to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help, Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, in Olathe, Kan. (Kranti Shalia via AP)

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killed

- Associated Press

GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters - a largely white Kansas City suburb - didn't reflect it.

Preventing opiate deaths is Max's Mission

- Associated Press

Max Pinsky was a chef, loved to write poetry and was known for being kind, thoughtful and a deep thinker about society.

Finding a spiritual home

- Associated Press

Wendy Koffer carried a wicker basket full of gloves, clippers, plastic baggies and a ball of string as she strolled through Rock Creek Park.

A North Korean flag waves at North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. According to police Friday, forensics stated that the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)

Malaysia awaits lab tests after nerve agent used in airport

- Associated Press

One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at the Kuala Lumpur airport, police said Saturday that they have raided a condominium and were awaiting lab results on what they found.

EXCHANGE: Water World exhibit opens at Sycamore museum

- Associated Press

From fact bubbles on the walls to mounted trout and a blue whale vertebra, the newest exhibit at the Midwest Museum of Natural History has a story to tell, and it's all about water.

165-year-old Walt Whitman novel discovered

- Associated Press

It was searching for the name "Jack Engle" in mid-19th-century newspapers that put Zachary Turpin on to the "warm lead" that turned into a "white hot" discovery: A forgotten 165-year-old novel written by Walt Whitman.

A dancer from the Tom Maior samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judged

- Associated Press

Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making.