New exhibit examines Native American imagery in U.S. culture

People look at a section of the "Americans" exhibit that explores the historical context of the Battle of Little Bighorn, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. A new exhibit uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. The "Americans" exhibit has received good reviews, but some say the accompanying website falls short in its characterization of an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians off their lands. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success.

Californians can go home but told to keep watch on wildfire

This Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 photo taken by the Bishop California Highway Patrol and released by the Inyo County Sheriff's Office shows smoke rising from wildfires near Bishop, Calif. A wind-driven wildfire in rural central California forced mandatory evacuations and threatened hundreds of buildings Monday, including a historic railroad station, after it tripled in size overnight, officials said. (Bishop California Highway Patrol via AP)

BISHOP, Calif. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire in rural central California threatened hundreds of buildings Monday, including a historic railroad station, but officials said they made some gains after the flames exploded in size.

Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10, while the pilot and three other Britons were injured and taken to a Las Vegas trauma center. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a “big explosion and instant flames” when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken.

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of US lands

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks on the Trump Administration's energy policy at the Heritage Foundation in Washington. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and repeated complaints that dissenting views have been sidelined. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

Agency managing vast U.S. lands experiences year of upheaval

FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and repeated complaints that dissenting views have been sidelined. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, a survivor, lower right, walks away from the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10, while the pilot and three other Britons were injured and taken to a Las Vegas trauma center. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

A single-engine Piper propeller plane sits down on a grassy strip freeway landing dividing State Route 101 in Morgan Hill south of San Jose, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported engine failure before the emergency landing Sunday morning. Gregor says the pilot, who was the only person on board, was not hurt during the landing near San Martin Airport south of San Jose. The California Highway Patrol says there were no injuries on the ground. (Joshua Miller via AP)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but that no injuries have been reported.

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

FILE - In this June 4, 2012 file photo, a girl looks at Facebook on her computer in Palo Alto, Calif. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads in an attempt to sway the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook told the National Association of Secretaries of State on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, that the company would send postcards to potential buyers of political ads to confirm they reside in the U.S. The plan was unveiled a day after special counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russians with interfering in the presidential election. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

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