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Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.

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Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

A rat runs next to an Aristide Maillol statue in the Tuileries Gardens of Paris’ Louvre art museum. Rats have been on the rampage in broad daylight, defying death threats.

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Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

FILE - This Sept. 4, 2011, file photo shows the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the W…

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism, souveir sales

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism, souveir sales

CHATHAM, Mass. — Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.

July 26, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, an eye glass holder in the shape of a shark rests on a shelf in a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, vacationer Mark McCurdy, of Everett, Mass., examines shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar in Chatham, Mass. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs as residents and tourists seek a glimpse o…

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, a T-shirt with a likeness of a shark incorporating an American flag rests on a shelf in a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and …

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, a bottle opener in the likeness of a shark hangs from a hook in a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, a painting of a shark is on display in a shop window in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Jennifer Eldredge, of Harwich, Mass., examines shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar in Chatham, Mass. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs as residents and tourists seek a glimpse of the …

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

In this July 2, 2014 photo, a bin is filled with plastic toy sharks in a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark-themed clothing is on display at the Chatham Clothing Bar in Massachusetts. Sightings of great white sharks have brought a boom in T-shirts and souvenirs.

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Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

Molly Saint-James, of Baltimore, helps her daughters Ellie McDonald, left, 6, and Poppy McDonald, 3, use telescopic viewers in hopes of sighting a shark.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors

There are five free ocean beaches in New Jersey 

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

FILE - This April 30, 2013 file photo shows people fishing near the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, N.J. The Jersey shore is full of spots to drop a baited line or a wire trap over the side of a bulkhead, and come up with a bucket full of tasty blue claw crabs. They’re biting now a…

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, shows off her shoe during the Miss America show-us-your-shoes parade at the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The pageant is now back in New Jersey.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

The boardwalk at Seaside Heights is among the most popular in New Jersey. There’s no better place to engage in people-watching than on the boardwalks of the Jersey shore.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Beachgoers enjoy a sunny day in Atlantic City, N.J. The city is one of five Jersey shore beach towns that don’t require visitors to buy beach badges.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Coins left by visitors to Hemingway’s grave site in Ketchum, Idaho.

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