• Passengers exit plane on chutes after emergency landing at DIA

    Jesse Paul, Denver Post
    Updated: 1 min ago

    Passengers on an American Airlines flight arriving at Denver International Airport on Wednesday afternoon had to evacuate the plane when smoke began coming from the cockpit, a passenger reported. The passenger posted photos of the smoky cabin on Twitter and of passengers gathered on...

  • Dubai to curate next hot thing in 'Museum of the Future'

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The flashy Gulf city with a skyline that looks like something out of a science fiction movie is embracing its love of all things new with plans for a "Museum of the Future." Emirati Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed al-Gergawi told reporters...

  • British government sells Eurostar interest for $1.1 billion

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London with Paris and Brussels through a tunnel under the English Channel, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), a move that's prompted accusations that it is...

  • New Malaysia Airlines CEO a "battle hardened" veteran

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    HONG KONG (AP) — When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as "The Terminator" to take on what's been dubbed the toughest job in aviation. Christoph Mueller, 52, comes to the...

  • Searches focus on rings to help Chinese women have US babies

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Women who come to the U.S. from China to give birth to automatic American citizens may not be breaking the law by doing so, but it's illegal to lie about why they're coming into the country. That was the clear message federal agents sought to send when they...

  • Lone wolf following snowmobilers in Voyageurs National Park

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Several miles of trail have been closed and rerouted at Voyageurs National Park due to a lone wolf that has been following snowmobilers. Superintendent Mike Ward says the wolf has trailed or run alongside snowmobilers in three separate incidents over...

  • James scores 27 on milestone night, Cavs cruise past Celtics

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night. James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the...

  • Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens. The...

  • Red Mountain Pass reopens after crews clear avalanche

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    DURANGO — Red Mountain Pass in southwest Colorado has reopened after crews cleared an avalanche that left a debris pile 6 feet deep and 200 feet long. Nancy Shanks, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Transportation, says U.S. Highway 550 south of Ouray reopened at about 5...

  • Forest Services sets meetings on proposed BWCA land swap

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled a series of open houses on a proposal to swap 30,000 acres of state-owned land within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for about 39,000 acres of federal land elsewhere in the Superior National Forest. The Forest Service says...