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In this 1950 photo provided by Thames and Hudson, is Julia Child in Cassis, France that is part of the exhibit, "France is a Feast - The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child," at the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville, Calif. The exhibit features rarely seen photographs by Paul Child taken between 1948 to 1954 when he and Julia Child lived in Paris. (Paul Child/The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 7:04 pm
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Mention Julia Child and the image that comes to mind is a tall woman with a spoon in one hand, saying in a high voice, "Bon appetit!" That was Child in her heyday as a 1960s TV show host teaching Americans the art of French cooking. But a new photo exhibit at California's...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Customs and Border Protection was caught off-guard by President Donald Trump's travel ban despite being the entity responsible for implementing it, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said. In letters sent Monday to members of the Senate, the inspector general'...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:50 am
BOSTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about a labor impasse at Plimoth Plantation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the month that the employees' union and museum management began negotiating a contract. Negotiations began in February, not December. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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In this Nov. 13, 2017 photo, a man on a surfboard swims past the Pacific Paradise fishing vessel off Waikiki in Honolulu. The U.S. Coast Guard says the fishing vessel that ran aground just off Waikiki more than a month ago is being prepared for removal, possibly by the end of the week. A helicopter hoisted 16 sheets of metal from the boat Sunday, Nov. 19, in a bid to remove weight so it can be floated again. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 20, 2017 - 10:08 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The fishing vessel that ran aground just off pristine Waikiki beaches more than a month ago is being prepared for removal, possibly by the end of the month. Crews are working to seal holes in the 79-foot (24-meter) Pacific Paradise, remove sheets of metal to make it lighter, and...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:46 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Monday for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company as drivers. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said it launched an investigation into the ride-...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:26 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of Samoa and American Samoa. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The agency said Monday the earthquake was centered 220 miles west of Apia, Samoa, and 290 miles west of Pago Pago, American...
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November 20, 2017 - 4:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a $8.9 million fine issued by Colorado regulators against Uber's parent company (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Colorado has fined Uber's parent company $8.9 million for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company. The Colorado...
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In this Nov. 25, 2016, photo, skiers and snowboarders ride the lift during opening day at Brighton Resort, in Brighton, Utah. Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of record visitation. But there's also some concern that publicity surrounding the state's strict new DUI law that goes into effect...
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In this Oct. 17 2017 photo provided by Killington Resort, snow-making guns spray snow onto a ski slope in Killington, Vt. For a second year in a row, the women's FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup is returning to Killington with slalom and giant slalom races on Thanksgiving weekend. (Chandler Burgess/Killington Resort via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 10:15 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) — The ground may be bare now but there's snow in the hills as New England ski resorts kick off the season with ever more high efficiency snow-making guns blasting onto slopes. From the return of the women's World Cup in Killington to the debut of snowcat skiing for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, shoppers carry bags as they cross a pedestrian walkway near Macy's in Herald Square, in New York. At Macy's flagship store in New York, a chance to sit on Santa Claus' lap is by appointment only in 2017, for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 20, 2017 - 8:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him. At Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick's lap is by appointment only this year, for the first time ever. Starting Monday, eager families can go online to sign up...
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