Montana: See the vanishing glaciers

This Sept. 5, 2017 photo shows Grinnell Glacier at the turnaround point of an 11-mile round-trip hike in Glacier National Park in Montana. According to the National Park Service, the park's glacial ice sheets are a fraction of the size they were 100 years ago, and they are melting so fast they will all be gone by 2030. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Montana (AP) — I had a lot of expectations heading to Montana last summer. I expected to check off my bucket-list dream of driving Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road. I expected to be ready should I meet any bears because I’d brought “bear bells” to repel them. And I was sure I’d love the local meat pies called “pasties.”

Famous baby hippo Fiona an educational force

In this June 26, 2018, photo Fiona, a baby Nile Hippopotamus, sleeps in her enclosure beside a copy of "Saving Fiona," posed for a photograph at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Zoo's globally famous premature hippo does more than help sell T-shirts, bobbleheads and ice cream. She is becoming a teaching tool in classrooms and libraries and subject of a series of books with the latest by the zoo's director Thane Maynard. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Zsa Zsa wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.



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