Plane lands safely in Los Angeles after declaring emergency

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An American Airlines plane with a mechanical problem landed safely Thursday after declaring an emergency and diverting to Los Angeles International Airport.

Flight 564 landed and taxied...

Instagrams of 'Dog Named Jimmy' turned owner's life around

By: Sue Manning The Associated Press

Rafael Mantesso turned 30 in an empty Brazilian apartment after divorce left every wall, floor, closet and shelf bare. The only things he had left were his phone and a dog named Jimmy Choo that his neighbors went...

National Park Service, Google sharing US artifacts online

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — The National Park Service and Google are making it easier to visit U.S. historic sites without leaving home.

The federal agency and the technology giant announced a partnership Thursday...

Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getaways

NEW YORK (AP) — It seemed like such a great idea: A company planned a business trip this winter to a warm place that would bring the entire staff together.

But now, concerns about Zika are keeping 10 of the...

Tempe Town Lake along Salt River being emptied for new dam

Tempe Town Lake, a 16-year-old manmade creation that transformed a 2-mile stretch of the normally dry Salt River bed into a place for public recreation and relaxation along with spurring economic development around...

Shares of travel websites Expedia and TripAdvisor soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Expedia and TripAdvisor soared Thursday, even though the travel website companies reported differing results for the fourth quarter.

Expedia's results were worse than Wall Street...

Director of Northwest Museum of Arts is fired

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The trustees of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane have voted to remove Forrest Rodgers as the museum's executive director.

The vote occurred Wednesday...

CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but warning there could be temporary shortages, as travelers try to tell if they returned...