• Teen catches math error in golden ratio at Boston museum

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — A 15-year-old high school student visiting Boston's Museum of Science has uncovered a math error in the golden ratio at a 34-year-old exhibit. Virginia resident Joseph Rosenfeld was visiting the museum on a recent family trip when he saw something that appeared wrong...

  • Smithsonian stands behind exhibit based on Cosby collection

    Updated: 23 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution is standing behind a museum exhibition that relies in part on the art collection of Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille Cosby. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art opened the exhibition of African and African-American artwork in...

  • Boosting Las Vegas tourism goal of governor's new group

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Governor Brian Sandoval says a new committee tasked with looking at ways to boost tourism in Las Vegas will have a year to report back on what needs to be built — including convention space, stadiums and transportation — and how it might be funded. The governor issued...

  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become the first American cruise company to visit Cuba since the 1960...

  • Kentucky AD Barnhart touts program's success on, off field

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Contending for two championships made Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart proud and gave him confidence that his programs will continue to have a presence on the national stage. This year was enjoyable for Barnhart on many fronts. Men's basketball began a...

  • Panama City Beach rebounds after turbulent spring break

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Following a spring break filled with shootings, an alleged gang rape and other mayhem, Panama City Beach is having a record-breaking summer tourism season as experts say the community did a good job of reacting to the negative news by quickly passing laws to curtail the chaos. Panama...

  • Largely shielded from crisis, tourists still enjoying Greece

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is known the world over for its historic sites, sparkling sea, and lovely, vine-shaded restaurants. Add riot police, shuttered banks, and lines at cash machines and the picture clouds. This is the reality facing tourism in Greece this year, as the peak...

  • Hawaiian, Alaska, Delta top rankings of on-time airlines

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for May. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule. 1. Hawaiian Airlines, 90.9 percent 2. Alaska Airlines, 88.0 percent 3. Delta Air Lines,...

  • Fewer complaints against Denver-based Frontier Airlines

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER — Federal transportation data shows Frontier Airlines is no longer the most-complained about airline in the country. Complaints against the company in May were being reported more than twice as often as the same time in 2014, but decreased by 5 percent from April, the Denver...

  • Fatal accident restricts travel on I-8 west of Gila Bend

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say travel on Interstate 8 is partially restricted because a fatal accident. The Arizona Department of Transportation says westbound lanes have reopened since the Tuesday morning accident but eastbound lanes are closed at Citrus Valley Road in Gila...

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