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  • Medieval artifacts displayed in Ky. heading home

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At a Kentucky museum, the reign is ending soon for an exhibition of medieval artifacts from England that's so prized that it took an act of Parliament to create the trans-Atlantic partnership that brought the collection to the United States. The Frazier History...

  • Lava from Hawaii volcano picks up speed

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — A growing stream of lava threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward a small rural town. Officials say the lava advanced nearly 460 yards from Thursday morning to Friday. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now...

  • NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

    Updated: 5 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches. "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks" will run at the Brooklyn Museum...

  • Remains of French ship being reassembled in Texas

    Updated: 49 min ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck. The 1686...

  • Vermont City seeks US customs house on border lake

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — The city of Newport has agreed to help lobby U.S. Customs and Border Protection to set up a port of entry on the Vermont end of Lake Memphremagog to increase cross-border tourism on the border-spanning lake. The Magog, Quebec, based tour business Escapades...

  • UA Museum to host Halloween event

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Museum of the North is hosting a Halloween night event for families. University officials say the event is scheduled to take place between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Officials say visitors can tour research labs, participate in...

  • Ohio theme park says The Beast to hit 50M rides

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — Now that's a lot of ups and downs. A southwest Ohio theme park says one of its roller coasters will soon give its 50 millionth ride. Kings Island expects that to happen during Friday night's "Halloween Haunt" activities at the park in Mason. The Beast roller...

  • Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online. Agents so far have confirmed the images in Yosemite and four other national...

  • NK expert says US must apologize to free detainees

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ___ Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar DALLAS (AP) — Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop — but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude...