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Photos: This famed Maui sunrise spot is so popular, it now requires reservations

The view of the sunrise from above the clouds on Maui's tallest peak has been described as breathtaking, remarkable and sublime. Th… Read more

Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms known as "Zion Curtains" that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made. Supporters say the longtime requirement helps curb underage drinking by hiding the glamour of bartending. Read more

Pittsburgh: Warhol, August Wilson and best cake in America

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If you're planning a trip to Pittsburgh, you'll need to learn a few things. Yinz is local for y'all. Carnegie is pronounced Car-NAY-gie (as in Andrew Carnegie, who made a fortune in Pittsburgh's steel industry, and whose name adorns libraries, museums and more.) And you don't get French fries WITH your sandwich at Primanti's. You get fries ON your sandwich. Read more

Sign spinners' moves nab attention on street and at contest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — You've seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to grab the attention of drivers and passers-by. Read more


'American Watercolor' showcases masterpieces of movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint. Read more

Original Pan Am poster soars above pre-sale auction estimate

WHAT: A circa 1938 poster for Pan American World Airways (commonly known as Pan Am) that sold recently at Swann Galleries is instant… Read more

Greek island of Naxos celebrates Carnival with Torch Parade

NAXOS, Greece (AP) — The island of Naxos hosts some of the most colorful Carnival celebrations in Greece, with some customs dating from antiquity. Read more


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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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United adding daily non-stop from Reno to Chicago O'Hare

RENO, Nev. (AP) — United Airlines plans to launch daily non-stop flights this summer between Reno and Chicago. Read more

When will DC's famed cherry trees bloom? Find out Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The predicted peak blooming period for this year's cherry blossom season in Washington will be announced this week. Read more

Volunteers sought for Manhattan Project National Park

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Officials say volunteers are needed to get the Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Los Alamos started. Read more