Deciduous trees

Part of the sidewalk near the Jefferson Memorial is covered in water during high tide at the Tidal Basin in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Decades of wear and tear from foot traffic, combined with rising sea levels and a deteriorating sea wall, have created a chronic flooding problem in the Tidal Basin, the manmade 107-acre reservoir that borders the Jefferson Memorial, home to the highest concentration of cherry blossom trees. (AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil)
April 03, 2019 - 4:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's cherry blossom season has gone well this year, thanks to warm weather that has coincided perfectly with the annual blooming that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each spring. But officials are claiming that Washington's iconic trees are under a looming threat...
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ADDS UPDATE OF NASHVILLE CITY DECISION ON TREES - Pedestrians make their way through a row of Cherry trees at Riverfront Park along First Ave. North in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, March 30, 2019. Nashville was planning to cut down 21 cherry trees to make space for an NFL draft stage, but later Saturday, Nashville Mayor David Briley said the city won't cut down the trees. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
April 01, 2019 - 10:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The leader of a Nashville organizing group for this month's NFL draft has apologized about initial plans to cut 21 ornamental cherry trees to make room for the event, which caused an uproar before it was modified. Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. CEO Butch Spyridon...
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ADDS UPDATE OF NASHVILLE CITY DECISION ON TREES - Pedestrians make their way through a row of Cherry trees at Riverfront Park along First Ave. North in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, March 30, 2019. Nashville was planning to cut down 21 cherry trees to make space for an NFL draft stage, but later Saturday, Nashville Mayor David Briley said the city won't cut down the trees. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)
March 30, 2019 - 8:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Nashville won't cut down 21 ornamental cherry trees to make space for an NFL draft stage, Mayor David Briley said Saturday. In a news release, Briley said he had informed the NFL and Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. that they will have to remove the trees...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, a view of the entrance gate to Rue de Chevreuse, close to the cottage which served as Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's operational and media headquarters during his four month stay in October 1978, in Neauphle-Le-Chateau, west of Paris. Sheltered in a cottage in a sleepy village outside Paris, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini piped out messages daily to hundreds of followers clamoring to glimpse their glowering idol with black turban, and amplified his pronouncements with recorded messages to Iranians at home, turning his humble abode into an international megaphone for the Islamic revolution. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
February 01, 2019 - 4:52 am
NEAUPHLE-LE-CHATEAU, France (AP) — From a sleepy village outside Paris, the man who would become the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran sat cross-legged beneath an apple tree, delivering messages daily to hundreds of followers clamoring to glimpse the glowering cleric in the black...
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From left, President James Monroe's fifth generation grandson Richard Emory Gatchell, Jr., first lady Melania Trump, and President Dwight Eisenhower's granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower, participate in a presidential tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. The sapling was grown from the Eisenhower Oak and replaces a tree which blew down during a windstorm earlier this year. Additionally, this year marks the 200th anniversary of President Monroe's family moving back into the White House after the British set fire to it during the War of 1812. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 27, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joined by descendants of past presidents, Melania Trump helped plant a sapling from an Eisenhower-era tree on the south grounds of the White House. The White House says the 12- to 14-foot sapling came from the original Eisenhower oak that still stands, towering over an East Wing...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to board Air Force One for a trip to Columbus, Ohio to visit the National Children's Hospital, and to speak at the Ohio Republican State Party dinner, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 24, 2018 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump will help plant a sapling from an Eisenhower-era tree on the south grounds of the White House. The White House says the sapling to be planted Monday afternoon comes from the original Eisenhower oak located near an East Wing garden created by former first lady...
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In this Monday, July 23, 2018 photo, the sun beats down on downtown Phoenix. Already devilishly hot for being in the Sonoran desert, Arizona’s largest city is also an “urban heat island,” a phenomenon that pushes up temperatures in areas covered in heat-retaining asphalt and concrete. Phoenix officials say they are tackling urban warming, monitoring downtown temperatures, planting thousands of trees and capturing rainwater to cool off public spaces. (AP Photo/Matt York)
July 26, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — When temperatures soar as they have this week in downtown Phoenix, homeless people ride the air-conditioned light rail to avoid a heat so brutal it killed 155 people in the city and surrounding areas last year. An occasional siren wails as paramedics rush to help people sick from the...
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June 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A onetime contestant on the TV reality show "Top Chef" has been arrested on charges he poisoned his Brooklyn neighbor's giant maple tree that's now in danger of dying. Prosecutors say Adam Harvey is due in court Friday after allegedly drilling holes into the trunk of the 60-year-old...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, second from right, and Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron participate in a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The oak sapling that was a gift to Trump from Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 25, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine. The leaders planted the tree on the White House lawn during Macron's state visit in April. But a mystery was spun days later when journalists...
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FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump, second from right, and Brigitte Macron, second from left, watch as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron participate in a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The sapling, a gift from Macron on the occasion of his state visit, is gone from the lawn. A pale patch of grass was left in its place. The White House hasn't offered an explanation. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn. It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory. The sapling was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron for...
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