• More than 60 Indiana counties have travel advisories

    Updated: 46 min ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 60 Indiana counties have issued travel advisories because of potential hazardous driving conditions as residents dig out from a storm that dumped up to 8 inches or more of snow in some areas. Clark County, just north of Louisville, Kentucky, was the only...

  • Tourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years. For the past decade, Malaysia has run...

  • Snow alert and travel advisory for NYC

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A snow alert and travel advisory are in effect in New York City until Monday morning. Light snow began falling early Sunday afternoon. Meteorologists say four to six inches of snow is expected to fall. The snow has disrupted some flights at JFK and LaGuardia airports....

  • Plans for Utah highway construction projects unveiled

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Transportation has unveiled plans for highway construction projects across the state this year, including a $252 million project to rebuild and widen a section of Interstate 15 between the Salt Lake City suburbs of Draper and Lehi. UDOT...

  • Nebraska looking at ways to lure out-of-state tourists

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At 43nd and Broadway in New York City, a digital super screen flashes with Nebraska landmarks: a rolling country road, a glassy lake, a blond-haired family circling a crackling campfire. The 30-second clip, which will run in Times Square for the next 70 days,...

  • Rare Native American pendant found as crew digs Ohio trench

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A rare Native American pendant dating to the fifth century has been discovered by a crew doing utility work in southwest Ohio. The suburban Cincinnati village of Newtown and the Cincinnati Museum Center say a shell pendant called a gorget (GOR'-jit) was recently...

  • New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame inductees announced

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Two novelists and two former U.S. poet laureates will be the first writers inducted into the New Hampshire Literary Hall of Fame. The New Hampshire Writers' Project and Southern New Hampshire University created the hall of fame to honor individual writers and the...

  • 15 years on, museum where slaves landed taking form

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A tranquil spot on the Cooper River in Charleston is a place of memory, much like New York's Ellis Island or Angel Island in San Francisco. But those islands were beacons for millions who sought a better life in America. Gadsden's Wharf which once stood on...

  • Old building turned into military museum, event venue

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — New owners have turned a historic building in Ashland, Kentucky, into a military blast from the past. The Old Post Office has been made into a military museum that boasts space for events. It has been a longtime ambition for owners Marshall and Pat Steen. Marshall...

  • Exhibit honoring Iraqi art, victims coming to Arab museum

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition commemorating the center of Baghdad's artistic and literary community — and tragedy that came to it — is opening in Michigan. The Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Collection opens Friday at the Arab American National Museum. The Dearborn museum is...