• Researchers: Rising seas threaten rare Everglades plants

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — A new report says sea level rise and invasive species are a growing threat to rare plants in Everglades National Park. The park commissioned the Delray Beach-based Institute for Regional Conservation for the 10-year study of 59 plant species. Researchers say 16 of those...

  • New and now: Diego Rivera-Frida Kahlo at Detroit art museum

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — "He carried a pistol. She carried a flask." So reads an ad for the Detroit Institute of Arts' exhibition on the year artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit in the 1930s. "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit" opens March 15 and runs through July 12....

  • Rallies to be held against states' push to control US lands

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Advocates for retaining federal oversight of public lands plan rallies in the West on Monday to voice their opposition to efforts by some states to seize control of federal lands. In Utah, conservation and wildlife groups are set to join business leaders for a...

  • More than 60 Indiana counties have travel advisories

    Updated: 7 hr 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: 13 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: 17 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: 18 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: 23 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

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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...

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