Exhibit on slaves in NC on display at transportation museum

SPENCER, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Transportation Museum is observing the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation as well as passage of the 13th Amendment with an exhibit of the struggles of slaves in the...

Haley Museum to host discussion about race relations

HENNING, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center are partnering to have a panel discussion about race relations.

The discussion...

Gov. Ige says early immigration screening is Hawaii priority

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday it's a top priority for Hawaii that the U.S. be able to process Japanese travelers for immigration and customs before they even get on a plane for the...

With eye on future foreign flights, Vegas airport to grow

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized...

Bleisure: When your workday is over, evenings in London

Business travelers to London always have plenty of options for exploring the city after the workday is done. But this fall, visitors have a few special evening activities to choose from in addition to the usual...

Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum.

A new exhibition highlighting the significance of Dick Bruna, the Dutch artist who created the cute white bunny, puts his work alongside that...

Children's Museum of Manhattan features NYC's sights, sounds

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming installation at the Children's Museum of Manhattan invites kids to explore the sounds, sights and flavors of New York City.

Young visitors will play-act parallel parking, driving a...

Hawaii officials reopen Waikiki beach after sewage spill

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials on Wednesday reopened world-renowned Waikiki beach after water quality tests showed bacteria levels there declined since a large sewage spill nearby earlier this week.

Keith...