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Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best wildlife pictures from around the world

Our recent Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfall… Read more

Hawaii's Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power

HONOLULU (AP) — The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles over the weekend. Read more

Commuters warned of extreme delays because of cracked bridge

Engineers will need at least two weeks to get a handle on the repairs required to fix a heavily traveled bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey after one of its steel supports fractured cleanly into two pieces, a highly unusual event that had some experts suspecting a flawed, 6-decade-old weld. Read more

Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollution

PARIS (AP) — In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital. Read more


In Colombia, gourmet meals worth going to jail for

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Visitors are flocking to the all-women San Diego prison in this popular Caribbean tourist town — to dine at Cartagena's trendiest new restaurant. Read more

The Latest: London air pollution 'very high' for 1st time

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in Europe (all times local): Read more

Henry Ford Museum changing name to reflect innovation focus

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Henry Ford Museum in suburban Detroit has changed its name to better convey the museum's collection and its core focus on innovation, officials announced Monday. Read more


Digital exclusives

Amazing aerial photos of the Panama Canal

The waterway's capacity has doubled. It was a $5 billion job. Read more

Photos: Kim, Kanye, Kourtney and Khloe in Cuba

HAVANA — Rap superstar Kanye West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to… Read more

Photos: Startling sight in Cuba

Chanel fashion show takes over the Prado. Havana residents are kept blocks away. Read more

Photos: Bikini-clad beach babes

Fresh from Brazil, new offerings from Ellus, Cotton Project, Ratier and Wagner Kallieno. Read more

Mission San Xavier del Bac: 11 things to know

In 1700, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino put down the foundations for a church at the village of Bac, on the Santa Cruz River near mod… Read more

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The Latest: Storms close roads at Death Valley National Park

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm in the Sierra and northern Nevada (all times local PST): Read more

Rare historical artifacts to be put on display in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of rare maps, manuscripts and other artifacts, including the 1493 publication of a letter Christopher Columbus wrote to Spain's king and queen describing his discoveries in the New World, are being donated to the University of Miami and Miami Dade College. Read more

Avalanche warning, 20-plus fender benders in Salt Lake area

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds has prompted an avalanche warning in northern Utah and snarled traffic on icy roads across much of the state. Read more