Backpacking

Parents of murdered British backpacker Grace Millane, Dave and Gillian react as they speak to the media outside the High Court, in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. A New Zealand jury found a man guilty of murder in the death of the 22-year-old British backpacker. (Jason Oxenham/New Zealand Herald via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 12:44 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder in the death of 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane. Millane died last December on her birthday after meeting the man through the dating app Tinder, going out for drinks with him, and then returning to...
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This undated photo provided by the Monterey County District Attorney shows Kevin Anthony Alaniz, who was shot and killed last weekend by rangers at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Calif. Authorities say Alaniz shot to death by state park police on a remote trail in Big Sur over the weekend was the suspect in a recent fatal shooting on a San Francisco Bay Area highway. The San Francisco Chronicle reports authorities said Thursday, June 27, 2019, a park officer at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park shot the 26-year-old, Alaniz Saturday June 22, 2019, as officers responded to reports that a wild-eyed man was yelling and shooting at hikers. (Monterey County District Attorney via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 4:59 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — A man killed by rangers in Big Sur after he opened fire on two hikers had been camping in the park days after he killed a driver on a San Francisco Bay Area highway, authorities said. The hikers were about 200 feet (60 meters) from the trail's summit last weekend when Kevin...
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FILE - This July 18, 2018, file photo, shows a display of back to school backpacks in Pittsburgh. The latest round of China tariff hikes, which went into effect Friday, May 10, 2019. will hit a range of consumer goods, including, backpacks, furniture and seafood. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 10, 2019 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Trump administration more than doubling tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports, will Americans soon see higher prices on store shelves? Yes, but it may take a few weeks. U.S. import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese goods jumped to 25% on Friday, from 10%, as...
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In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, in Cape Town, South Africa, days before he left for in a remote Indian island of North Sentinel Island, where he was killed. Chau, who kayaked to the remote island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, has been killed, police said Wednesday, Nov. 21. Officials said they were working with anthropologists to recover the body. (AP Photo/Sarah Prince)
November 22, 2018 - 12:16 am
SEATTLE (AP) — John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder, led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest's Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to a rattlesnake bite, and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa. But kayaking to a...
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