• New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix neighborhood of historic homes have been jolted — sometimes out of their sleep — by the sound of...

  • Colorado Springs Airport passenger arrested after TSA finds loaded gun at security

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    An airplane passenger with a loaded gun in his coat pocket didn't make it through security at the Colorado Springs Airport and was arrested Monday morning, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The passenger, identified as William Skeith Jr., 64, by the Colorado...

  • Jewish heirs sue Germany in US over medieval art treasure

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. The suit, which attorneys said was filed late Monday in the U.S. District...

  • Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers of a $75 million International African American Museum on Charleston Harbor are holding a public forum to get input from people on what the museum should display. The forum is being held on Tuesday near where the museum will be built. Bernard...

  • Anacostia Museum features slave family's story in Civil War

    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum is opening a new exhibit exploring the struggles and achievements of one slave family in Maryland before and after the Civil War. A diary started in 1841 by Adam Francis, then the enslaved patriarch of the Plummer family,...

  • Water Tower renovations celebrate 1-year mark

    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The restoration of a Louisville waterfront landmark is being celebrated next month. The renovations of Pumping Station No. 1 at Louisville Water Tower Park were completed last year, and a new museum at the site opened in March. Since then the historic site and...

  • Court seems split over spouse's right to protest visa denial

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed divided Monday over whether a California woman can challenge the government's refusal to issue a visa to her husband from Afghanistan. The justices heard arguments in the case of Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen who sued the government...

  • Frontier Airlines adds flights from Cincinnati-area airport

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Frontier Airlines will nearly double its service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport by spring. The low-fare carrier airline announced Monday that it will add 29 flights a week. That will bring the number of Frontier flights from the...

  • NYC tourism agency announces 2-for-1 off-Broadway sale

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's tourism agency is announcing a two-for-one deal on tickets to 40 off-Broadway shows. NYC & Company says the promotion starts Monday and goes through March 8. Participating shows include "Avenue Q," ''Blue Man Group," ''STOMP" and the satirical "50...

  • North Korea bars foreigners from Pyongyang marathon

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    TOKYO (AP) — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of concerns over the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday. While no cases of Ebola have been...

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