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  • Atlanta airport closing runway for maintenance

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say they're closing the northernmost runway until mid-October for maintenance. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials said in a statement that a 9,000-foot long stretch of one of the airport's five runways is being repaved....

  • Bear attack in Wyoming kills Utah man

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Utah man doing research alone in a remote backcountry area has died in a bear attack in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in northwest Wyoming. Officials aren't certain yet what type of bear killed Adam Thomas Stewart of Virgin, Utah. "I'm assuming...

  • The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin's wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here's a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes,...

  • NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The...

  • Montana wolf hunt begins; activists shadow hunters

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's six-month general hunting season for gray wolves began Monday as outside activists sought to highlight the killing of wolves that leave Yellowstone National Park. It's the fourth annual hunt since Congress revoked endangered species protections in 2011...

  • Report: Wing parts fell before Reno Air Race crash

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Nevada last week, according to a preliminary crash report. Portions of...

  • Wynn, Mohegan Sun respond to casino regulators

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against specific changes to its proposal that state regulators have requested. The...

  • Petition challenges Yellowstone bison slaughters

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during their winter migration. Friends of Animals and the Buffalo Field Campaign filed Monday's petition with agencies including...

  • Oklahoma City bombing memorial adds new exhibits

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A key piece of evidence, hundreds of oral testimonies and new artifacts were unveiled Monday at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum dedicated to the deadly 1995 bombing. The additions are part of a nearly $8 million project that aims to attract a new...

  • Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the...

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