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November 13, 2017 - 3:00 pm
A new museum dedicated to slavery and its legacy — including segregation and mass incarceration — is scheduled to open in Montgomery, Alabama, next spring. The opening for The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is set for April 26. The museum is a project of the Equal Justice...
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November 13, 2017 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal safety investigators say a sleep-deprived driver and a bus company with a poor safety record were causes of an August 2016 crash in California's Central Valley that killed four passengers and injured 20 others, including the driver. The National Transportation Safety...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2017, file photo, world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, pose for a photo with others as they attend the opening ceremony of the Astana Expo 2017 exhibition in Astana, Kazakstan. Minnesota is hoping to host the first World’s Fair on U.S. soil in nearly 40 years, but it will have to overcome bids by Poland’s third-largest city, Lodz, and the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires when a winner is selected Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Paris. (Mikhail Metzel/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
November 13, 2017 - 10:51 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is hoping to host the first World's Fair on U.S. soil in nearly 40 years, but it will have to overcome bids by Poland's third-largest city, Lodz, and the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires when a winner is selected in the coming days. The events that introduced the world...
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Protesters with Greek flags drive their all-terrain vehicles, ATV, during a rally outside the Greek Transport Ministry in Athens, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Hundreds of four-wheel motorbike owners, most from Greek holiday resorts, have blocked traffic outside the country's Transport Ministry to protest a proposed vehicle ban. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 13, 2017 - 8:10 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of four-wheel motorbike owners, most from Greek holiday resorts, have blocked traffic outside the country's Transport Ministry to protest a proposed vehicle ban. The bikes, also known as all-terrain vehicles, ATVs, or quad-bikes, are popular among tourists on Crete,...
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November 13, 2017 - 6:47 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of four-wheel motorbike owners, most from Greek holiday resorts, have blocked traffic outside the country's Transport Ministry to protest a proposed vehicle ban. The bikes, also known as all-terrain vehicles, ATVs, or quad-bikes, are popular among tourists on Crete,...
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November 13, 2017 - 12:03 am
ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — Guided bus tours to view the world's largest herd of white, white-tailed deer are set to resume in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Seneca White Deer Tours says the 90-minute tours at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus will begin Thursday. It's the first time...
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CORRECTS NAME OF EXHIBITION FROM EXPRESS DOWAGER TO EMPRESS DOWAGER - The Reception Throne Set is shown in the exhibition "Empress Dowager, Cixi." at Orange County's Bowers Museum, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibit focuses on Cixi, the mysterious woman who quietly ruled China with an iron fist from the mid-1800s until her death in 1908. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 11, 2017 - 4:29 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — For more than a century she has been known as the woman behind the throne, the empress who through skill and circumstance rose from lowly imperial consort to iron-fisted ruler of China at a time and in a place when women were believed to have no power at all. But it turns...
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CORRECTS NAME OF EXHIBITION FROM EXPRESS DOWAGER TO EMPRESS DOWAGER - The Reception Throne Set is shown in the exhibition "Empress Dowager, Cixi." at Orange County's Bowers Museum, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibit focuses on Cixi, the mysterious woman who quietly ruled China with an iron fist from the mid-1800s until her death in 1908. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 11, 2017 - 2:22 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — For more than a century she has been known as the woman behind the throne, the empress who through skill and circumstance rose from lowly imperial consort to iron-fisted ruler of China at a time and in a place when women were believed to have no power at all. But it turns...
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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is raised by a crane as it is positioned at Rockefeller Plaza, in New York, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
November 11, 2017 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New York City. The giant Rockefeller Center tree arrived Saturday. It was raised off a trailer and hoisted into place by a crane. The 85th tree to adorn the plaza is from Pennsylvania this year. The Norway Spruce was cut down in State...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, visitors walk toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease. The Orange County Health Care Agency says a dozen cases of the bacterial illness were discovered about three weeks ago. All the patients lived or had spent time in Anaheim and nine had visited Disneyland in September 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 11, 2017 - 1:58 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires' disease. A dozen cases of the bacterial lung infection were discovered about three weeks ago, the Orange County Health Care Agency announced...
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