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  1. Movie 'Wild' lures more people to hike Pacific Crest Trail (w/video)

    Travel

    More hikers are expected on the Pacific Crest Trail this year thanks to the movie Wild, according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which preserves and promotes the trail.

    A couple walks the Bridge of the Gods Trailhead on the Pacific Crest Trail in Cascade Locks, Ore. Requests have increased for permits for long-distance hikes on the 2,650-mile trail.
  2. Euro's drop translates to limited benefits in U.S.

    Personal Finance

    NEW YORK — Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.

  3. At Busch Gardens, baby gorilla's new name is ...

    Florida

    Since "totes cutie" and "adorbs" weren't among the choices, Busch Gardens' Facebook fans have picked Enzi as the name of the baby mle gorilla born a month ago at the Tampa theme park. Enzi means "power" in Swahili, which beat out Birungi, meaning "bringer of good things," and Bem, meaning "peace." The baby gorilla was …

    Fans on Facebook voted on a name for this baby Gorilla: Enzi.