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A villager rides past by with Mount Agung seen in the background in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island have been evacuated to temporary shelters amid fear that Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century. Its last eruption in 1963 killed 1,100 people. (AP Photo/J.P. Christo)

Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000

- Associated Press

More than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region.

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

Associated Press

President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect.

ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF SEPT. 23-24 AND THEREAFTER - In a Sept. 6, 2017 photo, Jennifer Jordan, CEO of Clatsop Community College's underwater robotics team, pilots the robot Lazarus off the coast of Oswald West State Park in a search for the Beeswax shipwreck. The legend of a shipwreck off the coast of Manzanita stretches back to the early 19th century, when a fur trader noticed Native Americans trading in beeswax despite there being no native honeybees in Oregon. To this day, beachcombers periodically find blocks of beeswax and pieces of fine china around Short Sands beach and the Nehalem Spit.   (Edward Stratton/Daily Astorian via AP)

Shipwreck searchers scan Oswald West for Beeswax

- Associated Press

The side-scan sonar on the hull of Bob Magie's chartered catamaran Sovereign painted an image of a rocky seabed beneath the hulking mass of Neahkahnie Mountain, just south of Short Sands beach.

Scientists: Desert turtle endangered, 100 left in Arizona

- Associated Press

It may not be surprising that an "aquatic desert" turtle faces long odds in life, but environmentalists and biologists still welcomed this week's endangered species designation for the Sonoyta mud turtle.

NFL owners speak out in support of players, against Trump

- Associated Press

The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season.

Taylor Pence walks her dog at Buffalo Bayou Park, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Houston. Runners and bikers returning to the park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are finding a vastly different landscape, more desert than prairie, blanketed with untold tons of sandy sediment.   (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Harvey-flooded Buffalo Bayou in Houston leaves silt at park

- Associated Press

Runners and bikers returning to Buffalo Bayou Park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are finding a vastly different landscape - more desert than prairie, blanketed with untold tons of sandy sediment.

In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo, Tina Hope is seen harvesting basket full of calendula flower tops  in Knoxville, Ill., that she will use in her herbal homemade products. After finishing a stay with the Peace Corp, overseas, she returned to graduate school and began research on medicinal herbs. Hope has learned to create things such as balms, salves, bug sprays and even different nutritional drinks and teas. At her house in Knoxville, Ill., she and her husband have converted four acres of herbs and weeds into a usable garden in which they harvest plants for everyday use. (Mitch Prentece/The Register-Mail, via AP)/

EXCHANGE: Woman creates balms, teas with plants from garden

- Associated Press

Tina Hope remembers traveling to the rural areas of Namibia, South Africa, with the Peace Corp, where the locals used herbal remedies for their medical needs. She was brought in by the women of the community who practiced healing and was able to be a part of this tradition. After finishing her stay with the Peace Corp, she returned to graduate school and began her research on medicinal herbs.

New Arkansas exhibit honors late baseball player's career

- Associated Press

A baseball memorabilia display will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Two Rivers Museum in Ashdown, Arkansas, honoring the late Walter Ray Matthews and his baseball career with the Houston Astros.

Small changes could have big impact at Fort Robinson

- Associated Press

As Sandra Reddish wanders through the Nebraska State Historical Society's Fort Robinson History Center's museum, she points out things she would like to change to make the museum more appealing to everyone who visits.

'Catalyst for change,' leaving Maxwell's Air University

- Associated Press

A pair of ornate brass door knobs with an American Eagle etched on each side seemed out of place as they have held a spot of honor on the glass-topped desk in Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast's office for the last three years.