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  • Customer information stolen from RTD kiosks

    DENVER — Authorities are warning RTD customers who used credit cards to buy their tickets in the Denver metro area that some of their information may have been stolen. The transit authority discovered three card skimmers on Nov. 4 and assured customers none of their information had been compromised. Then the company began receiving...

  • Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone National Park. The facility operated by the National Ecological Observatory Network would monitor how climate change, land-use change and invasive species affect the Yellowstone ecosystem. NEON,...

  • New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight. There was heartbreak, but now the New Mexico Spaceport Authority is...

  • SD Gov. Daugaard urging safe Thanksgiving travels

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging holiday travelers to play it safe on Thanksgiving. Daugaard says people need to be move "safety-conscious" during this time of the year as traffic is heavier than usual and South Dakota's weather can change quickly. Two people died on South Dakota highways last Thanksgiving and...

  • Giants World Series exhibit goes on display Monday

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The World Series champion exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame is once again taking on an orange-and-black color scheme. The San Francisco Giants' victory over the Kansas City Royals last month will be told starting Monday in the museum's Autumn Glory exhibit, Cooperstown's annual tribute to the World Series winner....

  • Trolley linking Homestead, national parks expands

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — A trolley service linking downtown Homestead with two nearby national parks is expanding its service. The Homestead National Parks Trolley will operate on weekends from Nov. 22 through April 26. Officials say they're adding more tour times to meet growing demand. The free trolley is the only public transportation...

  • Detroit art museum hitting the suburban trail

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts are hitting the trail — the Huron River Trail, to be exact. The Detroit museum is working with the Huron River Watershed Council to host exhibitions along several riverfront towns, including Ann Arbor, Dexter and Milford. The outdoor staging of reproductions of paintings...

  • NC motorists see lowest gas prices in 5 years

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolinians are heading over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, and they will find the trip won't cost nearly as much as it has recently. AAA Carolinas says 1,345,000 North Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home. About 1,210,500 of those travelers will drive, an increase...

  • Lincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibit

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president. "Undying Words: Lincoln 1868-1865" opens to the public on Saturday at noon. The exhibit includes a handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address, signed copies of the 13th amendment ending slavery and the...

  • Oklahoma police agencies plan ENDUI Program

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma police agencies plan to increase their enforcement of impaired driving offenses as part of the statewide ENDUI program during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The program kicks off Saturday and will continue through Nov. 29. The approach of the Thanksgiving holiday will not only bring a major increase in...

  • Colonial Williamsburg seeks to raise $600 million

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation — which runs a popular living history museum that brings the 18th century to life with actors and restored buildings — announced Friday that it has embarked on a $600 million fundraising campaign. The foundation launched the private phase of the campaign in 2009 and says it has already...

  • German art collector's cousin claims inheritance

    BERLIN (AP) — A cousin of the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt is laying claim to his priceless art trove, raising the possibility of a legal battle as a Swiss museum that Gurlitt named as his heir prepares to announce whether it will accept the collection. Gurlitt's cousin, Uta Werner, applied Friday for a certificate of inheritance to...

  • Thanksgiving travel to include 1.5M in Michigan

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA says nearly 1.5 million people in Michigan plan to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday period. The auto club says the Michigan travel estimate is nearly 5 percent higher than 2013 and the highest volume for the holiday period since 2007. AAA says that nearly 90 percent of Michigan...

  • Falls of Ohio museum to close for renovations

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center in southern Indiana is shutting down for about a year to undergo renovations. The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/1p3oFDr ) reports that the museum in Clarksville, Indiana, will close Monday for the work. The renovations come after the museum raised $6 million for new exhibits....

  • AAA: 1.3M in Va. to travel this holiday

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia roads could be a little more crowded this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. AAA Mid-Atlantic projects that 1.3 million Virginians will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The auto club says that's an increase of 3.4 percent from last year. The holiday travel period is defined as...

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