Chris O'Meara, Associated Press
Nowhere left: The final days of Ringling Bros. circus (+ video)
Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs
Desmond Boylan, Associated Press
Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow
Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company.
Billings Gazette via AP. File, David Grubbs,
Opposition stalls end of Yellowstone grizzly protections
A deluge of opposition from dozens of American Indian tribes, conservation groups and some scientists is tying up a decision on lifting protections for more than 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National park.