2 bears who caused trouble at Grand Teton at Dakota zoo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A zoo in southeast South Dakota has taken in two black bears that caused some trouble at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural...

New 'Jurassic National Monument' part of public lands plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public lands proposal set to be unveiled next month would promote Utah's reputation as a mecca for dinosaur fossils by elevating Dinosaur National Monument to a national park and by creating...

US criticizes Maldives' return of former president to prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is calling for the Maldives government to release former President Mohamed Nasheed after he was sent back to prison from house arrest this week.

Nasheed is serving a...

Las Vegas readies airport for possible Uber, Lyft rides

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travelers flying to Las Vegas may soon be able to hail a ride from Uber or Lyft.

Officials have been developing plans allowing the ride-hailing companies to pick up and drop off passengers...

Walking safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe park

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was the home of Cecil the lion who was controversially killed by an...

Grand Egyptian Museum to be managed internationally

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's antiquities minister said Tuesday that the long-planned Grand Egyptian Museum will have an independent, international directorship in an effort to overcome bureaucracy.

Minister Mamdouh...

Airbnb to include small Paris tourism tax on rentals

PARIS (AP) — The home-sharing company Airbnb has agreed to incorporate in its prices a small tourist tax on rental apartments in Paris — following a request by Paris authorities.

In a statement Tuesday,...

In Idaho, Basque culture on a block in Boise

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is home to one of the biggest concentrations of Basques in the United States, and the best way to learn more about that heritage is by visiting the Basque Block, tucked in the center of...