• Court seems split over spouse's right to protest visa denial

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed divided Monday over whether a California woman can challenge the government's refusal to issue a visa to her husband from Afghanistan. The justices heard arguments in the case of Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen who sued the government...

  • Frontier Airlines adds flights from Cincinnati-area airport

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Frontier Airlines will nearly double its service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport by spring. The low-fare carrier airline announced Monday that it will add 29 flights a week. That will bring the number of Frontier flights from the...

  • NYC tourism agency announces 2-for-1 off-Broadway sale

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's tourism agency is announcing a two-for-one deal on tickets to 40 off-Broadway shows. NYC & Company says the promotion starts Monday and goes through March 8. Participating shows include "Avenue Q," ''Blue Man Group," ''STOMP" and the satirical "50...

  • North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of concerns over the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday. While no cases of Ebola have been...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 23

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DISNEY HIKES TICKET PRICES AT US THEME PARKS Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of...

  • Lincoln quilt museum exhibition features wartime quilts

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will explore the role quilts had throughout U.S. history during wartime. "Covering the War: American Quilts in Times of Conflict" opens at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Quilt...

  • Visitors' center in Tunica offers intro to blues heritage

    Published: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has a small new museum dedicated to the state's blues heritage. Gateway to the Blues Museum opened this past week inside a visitors' center on U.S. Highway 61 in Tunica. It's in a new building attached to a restored train depot that dates back to...

  • AP PHOTOS: Peruvians battle the heat with plastic pools

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    CALLAO, Peru (AP) — The heat in and around Peru's sprawling capital can be intense in February, the heart of the Southern Hemisphere's summer, and residents of its poor neighborhoods are cooling themselves off in plastic pools set up outside their humble houses. While children frolic...

  • Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday. A one-day ticket for either Disneyland or California Adventure in Anaheim,...

  • Cruise ship company announces Montreal-Chicago trips in July

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — As hard as it may be to imagine the nearly ice-covered Great Lakes as a Caribbean-like cruise ship destination, that's just what they'll be when summer comes to the world's largest fresh water system. Great Lakes Cruise Co. says it will begin offering...

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