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  • Brown restricts travel to Ebola-affected areas

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University says it won't send undergraduate students to the three countries hit hardest by Ebola for study abroad programs. Faculty, staff, graduate students and medical students who want to go to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone using university funding...

  • 911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead. Audio recordings of several 911 calls obtained by The Associated Press Thursday under the...

  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects. Born with Down syndrome, the late artist...

  • 5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned "The Raven," along with...

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for...

  • Software problem diverts flights from Denver

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    DENVER — Travelers flying through Denver International Airport may face some lingering delays because of a problem with its air traffic control software. Fifteen flights had to be diverted away from Denver and other flights were delayed because of the problem Thursday morning. The...

  • Buncombe County awards $5 million for tourism

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tourism officials in Buncombe County are handing out nearly $5 million for projects in the area. Multiple media outlets reported that Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority officials on Wednesday selected the projects they hope will attract visitors. The...

  • North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that Pyongyang may ban foreign...

  • Groundbreaking held for Sioux City museum

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Children's Museum of Siouxland in Sioux City has broken ground after a decade of planning. A crowd gathered on Wednesday for the ceremony at the downtown location where children ceremoniously shovel dirt. The museum is intended to provide interactive...

  • Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period thanks to a recovering economy and a bumper summer tourism season, official statistics showed Thursday. The number of jobless people fell by...

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