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  • Yellowstone mulls upgrades to Grand Canyon trails

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials are considering a proposal to update and repair many of the overlooks and trails on the north and south rims of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The project aims at addressing aging and deteriorating...

  • FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing in Nebraska. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. The plane landed safely...

  • Chicago museum only US site for Bowie exhibit

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — An art exhibition chronicling the five-decade career of musician David Bowie opens Tuesday at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, the only U.S. stop on its schedule. "David Bowie is" features more than 400 items including photography, album artwork, handwritten...

  • SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday. With waves from the Gulf of Mexico...

  • Closely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has essentially stalled for now, officials said Monday, but that isn't putting anyone at ease. A Hawaii County Civil Defense flight over the area found that the surface flow had not advanced in the past 24...

  • UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama...

  • I-96 in suburban Detroit reopens after rebuilding

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Transportation says a stretch of Interstate 94 in suburban Detroit is reopening Monday after a months-long rebuilding project concluded two weeks ahead of schedule. A seven-mile stretch of I-96 in Livonia and Wayne County's Redford...

  • Russian, Soviet art displayed at Hilliard Museum

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two very different exhibits of Russian and Soviet art have opened at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Lee Gray, curator of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Museum of Art, says the confrontation between Russian-backed separatists and the government of...

  • Groundbreakings planned on major Arkansas projects

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Construction work is set to begin this week on two highly anticipated projects in Arkansas: a $1.3 billion steel mill in Osceola and the new $50 million museum in Fort Smith honoring the U.S. Marshals Service. In northeastern Arkansas, Gov. Mike Beebe, Osceola...

  • Andre Reed receives Hall of Fame ring

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed received his Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence in a halftime ceremony at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker presented Reed with his ring in front of fellow Bills Hall of Famers...

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