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  • Los Angeles airport shooting lessons linger

    Updated: 32 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and a vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks. An airport review of the Nov. 1, 2013, emergency response concluded it was...

  • Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Congressional action appears to offer Wyoming its best chance at regaining state management of wolves, Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday. Acting in response to a lawsuit filed by a coalition of conservation groups, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson last month...

  • Graffiti found in 3 more national parks in West

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says it has found more graffiti in some of the West's most scenic locations in a case that sparked an uproar on social media last week. Investigators also say they suspect 21-year-old Casey Nocket of New York state is responsible for the...

  • Caesars unveils new look, name at LINQ hotel

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has unveiled the new look of its LINQ Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Chief Commercial Officer Tariq Shaukat (TAR'-ik SHAW'-kat) said Thursday was the first day hotel guests experienced results of a $223 million remodel that shed trappings...

  • News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly disease in the U.S. Health experts say putting people into quarantine can be appropriate on a case-by-case basis. Experts have criticized Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York...

  • Museum officially purchases Rosie's old plant

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball. Yankee Air Museum board chairman Ray Hunter signed papers Thursday making the aviation museum the owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber...

  • Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A well-preserved human forearm that was once displayed near the Antietam National Battlefield as "The Arm of the Unknown Soldier" is now grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Officials at the Frederick, Maryland, museum...

  • Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a "mini-Smithsonian" to draw about 150,000 visitors in its first year. They exceeded that goal by 120,000, with a total of 270,000 people...

  • Rare Jefferson letters go on display at NYC museum

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-one rarely seen letters by Thomas Jefferson have gone on display at the Museum of the City of New York. The correspondence with Robert Livingston was written from 1800 to 1803. Livingston was chancellor of New York state. He administered President George...

  • Kansas prairie park preserves vanishing tallgrass

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    STRONG CITY, Kan. (AP) — Stand here in a field of tall, windblown grass and wildflowers, and twirl around like a child. It's like being inside a prairie snow globe: You're surrounded by a sea of green, brown and yellow grass, with a blue-sky dome above. The Tallgrass Prairie National...