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Man organizes hunting event for wheelchair users

A Utah man who has been in a wheelchair for more than three decades has created a pheasant hunt for people like him who need help getting into the outdoors

15 Sep 2019 9:05 pm
Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots

As more electric vehicles hit the streets, more places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas to serve motor tourists from Nevada, California, Arizona and other states

15 Sep 2019 9:03 pm
Women recreate Homer Simpson's New Orleans gobble tour

Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle

14 Sep 2019 11:37 pm
Death toll rises to 6 in torrential rains in southeast Spain

Record rainfall claimed two more lives in southeastern Spain as it caused widespread flooding, raising the overall death toll to six from the storms

14 Sep 2019 9:38 pm
Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain, death toll to 4

Rescue workers have saved thousands of people from rising waters as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people

13 Sep 2019 10:09 pm
Report says airlines' carbon emissions are growing fast

A new report says U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency

13 Sep 2019 5:04 am
London police arrest 5 over planned Heathrow drone protest

British police say they have arrested five people over a plan by environmental activists to fly drones near Heathrow Airport

12 Sep 2019 10:23 pm
Southeast Spain facing heaviest rainfall in over a century

A large area of southeast Spain is on red alert due to storms that have already caused one river to burst its banks amid the heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years

12 Sep 2019 9:35 pm
Prague to remove monument to WWII Soviet commander

A Prague district is planning to remove a statue of a Soviet World War II commander Ivan Konev from its site, a move that will likely anger Russia

12 Sep 2019 9:34 pm
Paris metro warns over major strike, transport chaos Friday

Parisians are getting prepared to metro chaos due to a major strike Friday

12 Sep 2019 6:02 pm
UN: Reconstruction of landmark Mosul mosque to begin in 2020

The United Nations' cultural agency says reconstruction of Al-Nouri Mosque in Iraq's city of Mosul is scheduled to start at the beginning of next year

11 Sep 2019 8:24 pm
A new look at Frank Lloyd Wright's textiles, home goods

Met explores Frank Lloyd Wright's textiles, among the famous architect's less famous creations

11 Sep 2019 8:08 pm
Norway says Airbus sends out alert after helicopter crash

Norwegian authorities say the manufacturer of the helicopter that crashed last month in Arctic Norway killing six people is calling for "immediate visual inspection" of recently delivered choppers of the same type following preliminary findings

11 Sep 2019 1:33 pm
Sazerac House celebrates New Orleans cocktail culture

Visitors to New Orleans who want to learn more about cocktails will soon have a new place to go

11 Sep 2019 4:05 am
Popular Texas fishing spot Rollover Pass closing this month

The Rollover Pass manmade channel along the Gulf of Mexico will close this month due to erosion concerns after more than 60 years as a popular Texas fishing and tourism spot

10 Sep 2019 8:56 pm
Like wine from France's Rhone Valley? Head to Walla Walla

A trip to Washington state led to us tasting some of these distinctive red wines of the regions, as well as wines from the greater Walla Walla Valley.

9 Sep 2019 10:56 pm
British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike

British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all flights as a result of a pilots' 48-hour strike over pay

9 Sep 2019 6:35 pm
At 9/11 memorial, new recognition for a longer-term toll

At 9/11 memorial, new recognition for a longer-term toll

9 Sep 2019 3:54 pm
Attack leaves Charging Bull statue with a hole in its horn

Police say a Texas man bashed the statue and damaged one of its horns.

8 Sep 2019 7:40 am
After drowning, new rules, Mexico City canals see drop-off

New rules including alcohol limits are in place for Mexico City's famed Xochimilco canals as the government moves to crack down on hard-core partiers following a drowning

8 Sep 2019 2:15 am
2 German climbers die hiking in Austrian Alps

Austrian authorities say two German men have died in separate accidents while hiking in the Alps

7 Sep 2019 11:50 pm
Tourist-dependent Bahamas says it's still open for business

Tourist-dependent Bahamas needs visitors to keep coming despite damage to some islands

7 Sep 2019 2:33 pm
2 arrested in Hawaii near giant telescope protest site

Police on Hawaii's Big Island have arrested two people as crews demolished a small house built by demonstrators near the place where they are blocking construction of a giant telescope

7 Sep 2019 4:08 am
'Friends' pop-up lets sitcom's fans explore show's key props

'Friends' fans get to relieve the sitcom with a new pop-up experience.

7 Sep 2019 12:12 am
Tourists may pay tolls to drive San Francisco crooked street

Thousands of tourists could soon be forced to make reservations and pay to drive the world-famous, crooked Lombard Street in San Francisco

6 Sep 2019 11:42 pm
Arizona hiker dies after Yosemite's Half Dome trail fall

Arizona hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to her death while climbing to the top of the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome.

6 Sep 2019 10:41 pm
Federal transit agency approves Honolulu rapid rail plan

Federal transit agency approves rail recovery plan submitted by Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation

6 Sep 2019 7:16 pm
'We need help': Rescuers in Bahamas face a blasted landscape

Rescuers are trying to reach drenched and stunned victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, making their way across a blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes

5 Sep 2019 8:54 am
The Latest: Mexico to get drenched by Tropical Storm Fernand

While Hurricane Dorian moves closer to Florida, Tropical Storm Fernand is closing in on the northeast Mexican coast just south of the U.S. border, with top sustained winds near 50 mph

5 Sep 2019 7:26 am
33 bodies from California boat fire recovered, 1 missing

The victims in the California diving boat fire presumed to have killed 34 people include a family of five, a science teacher and his daughter and an adventurous marine biologist

5 Sep 2019 4:40 am
33 bodies recovered after boat fire, 1 missing

Authorities say they have recovered the bodies of 33 people who died in the scuba diving boat fire that happened off the coast of Southern California

5 Sep 2019 12:30 am
Nevada has large increase in red light accident fatalities

Fatal auto accidents in Nevada caused by drivers running red lights increased by 60% between 2008 and 2017

4 Sep 2019 8:03 pm
Burning dive boat takes fatal fire clues to a watery grave

Experts say important evidence into what caused the California scuba diving boat fire presumed to have killed 34 people may have sunk to a watery grave

4 Sep 2019 7:55 pm
The Latest: Storm spurs evacuations of North Carolina coast

More than a quarter-million visitors and residents in North Carolina have been told to leave coastal counties ahead of Hurricane Dorian

4 Sep 2019 2:48 pm
No one found alive after dive boat catches fire; 34 dead

Officials say 34 people have died after a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast and they have called off search efforts for survivors

4 Sep 2019 6:37 am
'London literary pub' tour brings writers and writing home

A playful and IPA-fueled tour unlocks stories linked to London locations where renowned novelists and poets drank and debated literature

4 Sep 2019 12:02 am
Niche home-sharing sites roll out welcome mat for minorities

A handful of home-sharing services are challenging the dominant brands by catering to specific minority groups

3 Sep 2019 8:42 pm
Prince Harry announces massive travel sustainability project

Prince Harry embarks on a massive travel sustainability initiative in partnership with key service providers

3 Sep 2019 5:58 pm
Authorities recover 4 bodies near California dive-boat fire

Authorities recover the bodies of four people who died when a raging fire swept through a dive-boat, which later sank off the Southern California coast

3 Sep 2019 7:52 am
Grand Canyon to make second run at corralling bison herd

Grand Canyon's plan to reduce the number of bison roaming the park's North Rim off to a slow start

2 Sep 2019 11:01 pm
Hawaii's USS Arizona Memorial reopens after 15-month repair

Honolulu's USS Arizona Memorial welcomes visitors to reopening after 15 months of repairs

2 Sep 2019 10:46 pm
Northern Bahamas hunkers down as Hurricane Dorian closes in

A dangerous Hurricane Dorian is closing in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter the normally idyllic islands with fierce winds, pounding waves and torrential rain

2 Sep 2019 8:17 am
The Latest: Hurricane Dorian closes in on northern Bahamas

A dangerous Hurricane Dorian is closing in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter the normally idyllic islands with fierce winds, pounding waves and torrential rain

2 Sep 2019 7:52 am
South Carolina's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of his state's entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens.

South Carolina's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of his state's entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens.

2 Sep 2019 4:23 am
Sharks, tornadoes and taxes: Cape Cod's had a tough summer

Cape Cod businesses are dealing with a challenging summer that included heightened shark fears, freak tornadoes and new taxes

2 Sep 2019 12:57 am
New research targets microplastics detected in Lake Tahoe

The fallout from humanity's addition to plastics is showing up in the waters of Lake Tahoe

1 Sep 2019 9:16 pm
Computer glitch in France delays hundreds of flights beyond

A computer breakdown briefly disrupted all air traffic in France and has delayed hundreds of flights in multiple countries

1 Sep 2019 8:48 pm
Partnership brings more art to Detroit Metropolitan Airport

A recently announced partnership is bringing more art to Detroit Metropolitan Airport

1 Sep 2019 6:58 pm
Fierce Category 4 Dorian menaces Bahamas en route to Florida

Hurricane Dorian, now an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 monster, bears down on the northwest Bahamas as it approaches Florida

1 Sep 2019 8:35 am
The Latest: South Carolina declares emergency before storm

Gov. Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina after the latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian increased the threat to the state

1 Sep 2019 5:28 am