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Published on October 12, 2018 - Page 8
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces...
Published on October 11, 2018 - Page 1
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 21
PHILADELPHIA — A long-abandoned rail line is open for business again in Philadelphia, transformed into an elevated park and the city’s answer to New...
Published on September 15, 2018 - Page 25
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A bat collected from the bottom of the Grand Canyon has tested positive for rabies. Park officials said...
Published on September 3, 2018 - Page 5
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first full year of legal marijuana sales in Nevada exceeded expectations by 40 percent, state tax officials said last week....
Published on August 24, 2018 - Page 15
AP Travel Editor NEW ORLEANS — If you’ve heard about New Orleans’ famous cemeteries with their above-ground tombs, chances are you’ve heard about...
Published on August 13, 2018 - Page 4
SEATTLE (AP) — He cracked jokes, complimented the professional demeanor of an air traffic controller and apologized for making a fuss. But the...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 4
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Comedy Center is open for laughs in “I Love Lucy” comedian Lucille Ball’s hometown. The $50 million cultural...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 7
BRICK, N.J. (AP) — Ah, the sounds of summer: waves crashing on the shore, the calls of seagulls, the beep-beep-beep of bulldozers in reverse... New...
Published on July 28, 2018 - Page 4
AP Travel Editor When you book flights online, you’re typically prompted to buy travel insurance. Same with cruises and tours. Should you buy the...
Published on July 28, 2018 - Page 11
To say Koa Smith was at the right place at the right time is perfectly accurate. To say he got lucky —that’s missing the point. Perched...
Published on July 28, 2018 - Page 11
Hotel and home-sharing companies don’t just want to sell you a room anymore. They also want to sell you an experience. Want a “Game of Thrones”...
Published on July 24, 2018 - Page 5
If you’re vacationing in Budapest, Hungary, you could preserve travel memories by taking a few arm-length, low-quality cellphone selfies that will...
Published on July 21, 2018 - Page 2
Japan OKs three casinos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament on Friday approved a contentious law allowing up to three casino resorts to open in this...
Published on July 18, 2018 - Page 10
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A zoo official in New Orleans says a jaguar that killed nine other animals during a weekend escape is believed to have bitten...
Published on July 6, 2018 - Page 11
Allison Preiss became a hero to airline passengers last spring when she scored a $10,000 travel voucher for losing her seat on an oversold flight....
Published on July 2, 2018 - Page 4
KELLETTVILLE — Picture a moonless June evening, shortly after midnight, deep in a northwestern Pennsylvania forest. Wild sounds echo gently. Stars...
Published on June 30, 2018 - Page 10
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If the term “outlaw country” evokes images of Willie Nelson’s hippie braids or Waylon Jennings’ “Honky Tonk Heroes,” then you’ll...
Published on June 26, 2018 - Page 10
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental advocates are calling out the Oregon Department of Transportation and its contractors for applying a weedkiller along...
Published on June 25, 2018 - Page 8
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rescues at Utah’s national parks are up 68 percent from 2014 — and men in their 20s are the ones most likely to need help,...
Published on June 21, 2018 - Page 4
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 10
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 10
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) —A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 4
ATLANTA (AP) — A record-breaking number of guns was confiscated at Atlanta’s airport last month, federal authorities said. Thirty guns were found at...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 8
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks...
Published on May 31, 2018 - Page 4
HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of the Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island on Wednesday,...
Published on May 28, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) — A volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island is creating “vog,” or volcanic smog. The air pollution occurs when vapor, carbon dioxide and sulfur...
Published on May 25, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 22
HELENA, Mont. — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the “Jurassic Park” movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 22
DAYTON, Ohio — Robert K. Morgan Jr.’s voice wavered with emotion when he talked about seeing the Memphis Belle all put together for the first time in...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new...
Published on May 6, 2018 - Page 6
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt flat have determined the...
Published on May 5, 2018 - Page 8
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most hotels already offer quick checkout. Now, a growing number are selling briefer stays, too. Through an app called Recharge...
Published on May 5, 2018 - Page 21
A vast expanse of shifting white sand dunes in southern New Mexico would be elevated from a national monument to a national park under legislation...
Published on May 1, 2018 - Page 10
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Deifik gets it. He has carefully studied what went wrong at Atlantic City’s former Revel casino and is fixing it...
Published on April 22, 2018 - Page 5
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) —An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies...
Published on April 16, 2018 - Page 10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing...
Published on April 6, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) —Are there downsides to a low unemployment rate? In Hawaii, which has the United States’ lowest jobless rate at a minuscule 2.1 percent...
Published on April 3, 2018 - Page 10
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property...
Published on March 26, 2018 - Page 8
A passenger who was bumped off a full flight has scored the maximum prize —a $10,000 travel voucher. A spokesman for United Airlines confirmed...
Published on March 15, 2018 - Page 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wielding a silver shovel instead of a lightsaber, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas joined a handful of elected officials Wednesday...
Published on March 14, 2018 - Page 7
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —A New Orleans resident was unlawfully ordered to remove a large mural featuring infamous Donald Trump quotes from a 2005 “Access...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 9
AP Travel Editor Spring break isn’t just about “fly and flop” anymore — heading to a beach where you lie in the sun all day drinking pina coladas....
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 9
AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — From the beaches of France where “Dunkirk” took place to a historic Toronto theater where “The Shape of Water” was...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 5
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the world’s largest casino companies will check its guests’ hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a “Do Not...
Published on February 7, 2018 - Page 14
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at hand, Lake Placid is rolling out the welcome mat for travelers who won’t make that trip...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —As the East Coast continues its slog through chilly temperatures and general winter dreariness, the Philadelphia Flower Show...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 7
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites...
Published on January 25, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn. The three-year-old...
Published on January 20, 2018 - Page 7
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump’s vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and...