• Michigan Capitol building reopening for Saturday tours

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's historic Capitol building is reopening to the public on Saturdays for the first time in years. The State Capitol Commission voted Monday to again host free tours of the 136-year-old building on Saturdays, starting June 6. The Capitol currently is open...

  • Oklahoma City National Memorial honors judicial officials

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum has honored prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges who were involved in federal and state trials following the Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago. Museum officials bestowed the 2015 Reflections of Hope Award Monday...

  • Coconino, Kaibab hit restoration milestone

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials say more than 500,000 acres of the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests and grasslands in Arizona are seeing accelerated forest restoration. U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Monday that the Four Forest Restoration Initiative recently reached...

  • For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inclusive rather than exclusive. They're using proms as vehicles for good...

  • Winningest UND men's basketball coach being honored

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The winningest men's basketball coach in University of North Dakota history is being inducted into the school's Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame. Rich Glas amassed a 335-194 record in 18 years as head coach, and led the school to eight NCAA Division II...

  • Toronto museum show on 'Curious History of Men in Heels'

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    TORONTO (AP) — The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada, is hosting a new exhibit opening May 8 called "Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels." The show looks at men's footwear from the early 17th century to the present, including its history, variety, function and...

  • Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He takes long walks along tree-lined paths, plays guitar and paints, grabs fast food at Wendy's. He drives...

  • MSU's Broad Art Museum hosts show on American food culture

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A student-developed exhibition on the role of food in the nation's culture opens this week at Michigan State University's Broad Art Museum. The show is called "American Appetite: Transforming Food Culture" and includes works by artist Andy Warhol and...

  • Clear post-ice Lake Michigan shows off submerged shipwrecks

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    LELAND, Mich. (AP) — The clear blue, post-winter waters of northern Lake Michigan have disclosed some of their hidden history to a U.S. Coast Guard crew, which took a series of photographs of shipwrecks lying on the lake bottom in the waters off the Sleeping Bear Dunes National...

  • Researcher denied flight out of Colorado after tweet poking United security

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    WASHINGTON — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted...

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