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  • Fewer grizzly bears dying in Yellowstone area

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fewer threatened grizzly bears are being killed in and around Yellowstone National Park, and scientists said Wednesday their numbers appear to be holding stable as officials consider lifting protections for the animals. If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

  • Popular tourist town gets tough on rental scooters

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Some tourist cities in Florida and elsewhere are concerned about the safety of rented motor scooters. Panama City Beach recently enacted new regulations requiring rental companies to carry insurance, provide renters with neon safety vests and pamphlets...

  • Crystal Bridges announces 2015 exhibitions

    Yesterday

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced six temporary exhibitions that will go on display next year at the facility in Bentonville. The first exhibit is "Van Gogh to Rothko" and will feature 75 artworks from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art...

  • Jeb Bush: Obama handling of Ebola 'incompetent'

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday criticized President Barack Obama's initial handling of the Ebola crisis as "incompetent," saying it gave rise to unneeded fears among the American public about the virus. Bush, who is the latest potential Republican...

  • Willard Hotel to unveil portraits of Lincoln in DC

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two new portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and his family are being unveiled at a Washington hotel ahead of the 150th anniversary next year of Lincoln's assassination. The Willard InterContinental Hotel plans to unveil the two new portraits by artist John Gable...

  • Museum tells Helena Rubinstein's story in art

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Judgmental, autocratic and wholly self-made after fleeing pre-war Poland and the prospect of arranged marriage as a teen, Helena Rubinstein built a cosmetics empire on the notion that beauty is power. But the late doyenne with the tight chignon was more than a mere...

  • United begins direct flights from Seoul to Guam

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — United Airlines has launched daily direct flights between South Korea and Guam for the first time, serving a market that helped boost Guam's tourism industry when the number of visitors from Japan declined. "As Guam's hometown airline, we are delighted to bring...

  • Detroit airport runway reopens after tires burst

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A runway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport has reopened after the bursting of two tires on a landing plane closed it for several hours. No injuries were reported after US Airways flight 2088 from Charlotte, North Carolina, landed Monday night at the airport in...

  • Grand Teton lodge under review after Biden stay

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is reviewing its policy for VIP stays at a lakeside vacation lodge in the Grand Tetons after a visit by Vice President Joe Biden. Biden and a dozen family members spent four August nights at the Brinkerhoff Lodge operated by the National...

  • 103 South Dakota bison transferred to other states

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. (AP) — Bison from Wind Cave National Park have been transferred to preserves in South Dakota and other states to help form new or boost existing herds. The National Park Service says a total of 103 bison are part of the relocation effort. The bison...

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