Experts say the African lion population shrink by more than half since 1980 and dwindle even faster in East Africa, where lions used to be most abundant.  (FILE PHOTO. Marvin RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: Big Troubles For King Of The Jungle, African Lion Population Down By More Than Half Since 1980

The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.


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Sunday Hunting Among New Virginia Laws Going Into Effect July 1

A host of new Virginia state laws go into effect Tuesday, including new rules that allow hunting on Sundays, a repeal of a tax on hybrid cars and a string of regulations governing emergency treatment for the mentally ill.


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Sunday Hunting Bills Pass Md. General Assembly

Identical bills to greatly expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland have passed both houses of the General Assembly.


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Va. Senate Approves Sunday Hunting Bill

Sundays will no longer be considered a day of rest for Virginia hunters or the wild birds and animals they pursue.


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Va. Man Shot While Deer Hunting Dies

A 61-year-old Prince George County man has died after being shot during a hunting accident.


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Md. Muzzleloader Deer Season Reopens for 2 Weeks

Maryland deer hunters who use muzzle-loading firearms have another two weeks to fill their tags.


U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kagan: I Go Hunting With Scalia

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan confided Thursday night that her hunting outings with fellow Justice Antonin Scalia resulted from an offhand promise she made during her Senate confirmation process.


Adam LaRoche loves to hunt. (Photo via Buck Commander)

Adam LaRoche on Avoiding Slow Starts: ‘I’ve Tried Hunting More…Hunting Less’

Adam LaRoche and his notoriously slow offensive starts are something of baseball lure, and as he told the Junkies on Thursday, he’s tried everything to shake having a mediocre April. Everything, including varying his offseason hunting regimen.


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Husband, Wife Charged With Poaching Deer

A husband and wife from western Maryland have been charged with poaching deer.