• Snowstorm will disrupt travel in Maine into Wednesday

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Traveling by land, air and sea will remain difficult in Maine on Wednesday because of the snowstorm. Bangor International Airport officials say it's unclear when scheduled flights will be able to depart. A spokesman says the airport anticipates "some flights...

  • Amtrak resuming limited service as storm conditions ease

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Amtrak says limited service will resume Wednesday between Boston and New York as storm conditions ease. The railway said Tuesday it will resume operation of Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains on a modified schedule with reduced frequency between New...

  • Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. Putin, who was absent from Tuesday's commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain between Russia and the...

  • Threat delays Dallas-bound airline flight in San Diego

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight has left San Diego's Lindbergh Field after a bomb threat prompted a search of the plane that turned up no explosives. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority spokeswoman Rebecca Bloomfield says the Dallas-bound flight left an hour and...

  • Air travelers stranded as Logan remains closed for snowstorm

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Logan International Airport remains closed, frustrating air travelers who found themselves stranded in the snowstorm. Among them was Kang Jia, who arrived from China shortly before Logan shut down Monday evening. Kang's onward flight to New York's JFK Airport...

  • New Jersey commuters await word on travel

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Commuters around New Jersey are waiting to learn when they can get back to work as light snow continues falling. State officials imposed a travel ban at 11 p.m. Monday, restricting highway travel to official vehicles. The Port Authority also closed the Hudson...

  • Park Service holds meetings about pumping sand in Buxton

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service is holding two open houses this week to learn what the public thinks of a proposal to pump sand along the eroding beach in Buxton. The open houses will be held Tuesday at the Dare County Government Office in Manteo and Wednesday at the...

  • Balloon crew hits halfway mark in bid to break records

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mission control for an international team trying to break two major ballooning records says the helium-filled balloon has passed the halfway mark of its journey across the Pacific Ocean. Pilots Troy Bradley of New Mexico and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Russia set off...

  • Cuomo: Snow-related travel ban on roads, subway to shut down

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the New York City metro area's entire transportation infrastructure from roadways to railroads would be shut down late Monday night in advance of the worst part of a huge storm barreling into the area. A travel ban on all roads in 13 counties...

  • Correction: Travel-Trip-Lunar New Year-NYC Chinatowns story

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 15 about New York City Chinatowns, The Associated Press gave an incorrect address for P.S. 310 in Brooklyn. The correct address is 942 62nd St. A corrected version of the story is below: Explore 3 NYC Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan...

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