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  • Crystal Bridges Museum president to resign

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The president of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is resigning, although he will remain as a member of the museum's board of directors. The museum announced Monday that Don Bacigalupi will step down as president on Jan. 14 to accept an...

  • Yellowstone seeks comment on trail project

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on improving a trail in Yellowstone National Park. The proposed project involves the Mist Creek Pass Trail in the area around Mist Creek Meadows in the Lamar River drainage. The main intent of...

  • Newark Airport's Terminal C to get makeover

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport's Terminal C will soon be able to choose from a wealth of high-end food options. United Airlines, which operates the terminal, announced Monday a $120 million makeover of Terminal C that will include...

  • Thai elephant tramples man, runs off with tourists

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    BANGKOK (AP) — An elephant trampled its handler to death and ran off with two Russian tourists — a mother and her 9-year-old daughter — who were riding it during a trek in southern Thailand, police said Monday. Rescue teams tracked down the elephant about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) away...

  • Author Kathryn Tucker Windham being honored

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    MARION, Ala. (AP) — Storyteller and writer Kathryn Tucker Windham has been selected for induction into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame. Windham wrote 29 books, including "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey" and "Alabama: One Big Front Porch." Her final book was "She: The Old Woman Who...

  • Hall of Fame trainer Lukas appearing in Louisville

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas is in Louisville this week for an appearance a few blocks away from Churchill Downs. Lukas will be at the University of Louisville for the Conversations With Champions series at the College of Business on Tuesday....

  • NYC police: French tourist scales Brooklyn Bridge

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a French tourist was taken into custody after climbing the Brooklyn Bridge to take photos. Police say 23-year-old Yonathan Souid of Esnandes, France, climbed over a fence on the pedestrian walkway just after noon Sunday to reach a cable beam...

  • US to screen travelers from Mali for Ebola

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Travelers from Mali will be subject to the same screening and monitoring that was ordered for people arriving from three other Ebola-affected countries, U.S. health officials said Sunday. Mali is not suffering widespread Ebola illnesses. But federal officials are...

  • MSU launches winter travel website

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University has developed a website to make it easier for people traveling in the winter to know road and weather conditions. The website provides motorists in the Rocky Mountain region with up-to-the-minute information on weather and road conditions...

  • 10 Connecticut veterans to be honored

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials are honoring 10 additional inductees into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. A ceremony is planned Wednesday in the atrium of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is among the dignitaries scheduled to be on hand....

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