• 2 possible DIA groping victims contact Denver police, DA says

    By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Two men have called Denver prosecutors to report they had been groped by security screeners at Denver International Airport, a District Attorney's spokeswoman said Wednesday. The reports followed news that two Transportation Security Administration screeners had been fired after an...

  • Cameroon says remains of American pilot found

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Villagers in Cameroon stumbled across the remains of an American pilot nearly a year after his small anti-poaching plane disappeared over forested, mountainous terrain, authorities said. The pilot's family said the discovery brought some "closure" after not...

  • Roof on waterpark collapses in Ottertail, no injuries

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    OTTERTAIL, Minn. (AP) — A roof has collapsed at a resort waterpark in western Minnesota. Otter Tail County sheriff's officials say no one was hurt when the roof gave way about midnight Tuesday at the Thumper Pond Resort. General manager Brad Stevens says the waterpark was closed at...

  • Ohio museum director to accept gold medal for WWII heroes

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio will accept a congressional gold medal on behalf of World War II's "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders." The museum says congressional leaders will present the medal to retired Lt. Gen. Jack Hudson in a Wednesday...

  • Some roads in Yellowstone set to open this week

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at Yellowstone National Park report some roads are opening Friday to vehicle travel. Visitors will be able to travel by car starting on Friday from West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the...

  • Liberty Biblical Museum dedicated in Lynchburg

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has dedicated a museum focused on the history of the Bible. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday at the Liberty Biblical Museum, which is housed in the Jerry Falwell Library in the university's Center for Judaic Studies. Museum curator J....

  • In Iowa, Clinton lays out tenets of 2016 campaign

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    MONTICELLO, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton declared herself a "champion" for struggling families Tuesday, offering a full-throated embrace of economic and good-government policies promoted by liberal Democrats at the first formal event of her young presidential campaign. "I think...

  • Survey: Most Vegas tourists married, many from California

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it has a pretty good idea who visited the destination last year: 45-year-old married people making $40,000 or more, with one-third of them coming from neighboring California. That's the portrait of the average Las...

  • Study suggests adding 270 square miles to LA-area parkland

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Park Service on Tuesday recommended adding 270 square miles of land around Los Angeles to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in order to protect the vast web of wilderness and recreation areas that lie in the midst of millions of people....

  • Spring Break madness cure: Stop the 'beer, vomit and urine'

    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tourism officials who survived Florida's other Spring Break fevers are ready to help Panama City Beach out of the horror show that led to a woman being sexually assaulted on the sand as hundreds of revelers looked on. "Shame on Panama City Beach for...

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