March 16, 2018 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A male gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo is taking a stand against dirty hands by opting to walk on two legs. Apparently, 18-year-old Louis is a clean freak. When Louis has his hands full of tomatoes or other snacks, he walks upright like a human to keep food and hands clean,...
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March 16, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continue in Washington, the perils facing Northeast Corridor commuters were brought into stark relief again Friday morning when a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2017 file photo, shows ampules of yellow fever vaccine in a field hospital in Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil. On Friday, March 16, 2018, health officials said 10 travelers - none of them American - recently caught yellow fever while visiting Brazil. Four died, and it's a reminder that anyone traveling there should get vaccinated before they go. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
March 16, 2018 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are warning travelers to stay away from certain areas of Brazil if they haven't been vaccinated against yellow fever. Ten recent tourists, none from the U.S., got the mosquito-borne disease, and four died. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which...
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March 16, 2018 - 1:16 pm
The cruise line Royal Caribbean International this week announced a slate of improvements: more private island experiences, modernization of existing ships and five new ships. The brand's new Perfect Day Island Collection kicks off at its private CocoCay island in the Bahamas in 2019. New...
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In this March 1, 2018, photo, Barista Lee Kang Bin applies the finishing touches to a recreation of a couple's Niagara Falls vacation photo, at his coffee shop in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream toppings of their drinks. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
March 15, 2018 - 11:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Would you like cream, sugar and art with that? A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artwork on the foamy cream topping their drinks. Lee Kang Bin uses food coloring and small brushes, spoons and tools that look like mini ice...
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In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 photo, David Hales reflects on his ordeal from a hospital bed in Heber City, Utah. Hales, a snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in freezing temperatures in the Utah wilderness without food or water said he didn't think he would survive. Hales said that he trekked about seven miles on his hands and knees before he was rescued Tuesday, the Deseret News reports. (Mark Wetzel/The Deseret News via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in freezing temperatures in the Utah wilderness without food or water said he didn't think he would survive. David Hales said Wednesday from a hospital in Heber City that he trekked about 7 miles (11 kilometers) on his hands and knees...
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This Jan. 31, 2018, photo shows North Korea’s flagship airline, Air Koryo brand products, from energy drinks to alcohol, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The moves by airline mirror broader shifts in the North Korean economy under leader Kim Jong Un over the past six years. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)
March 15, 2018 - 2:13 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Is North Korea's air force selling canned soup and taxi rides to upgrade its runways and airstrips? Amid the toughest sanctions ever against the North and its nuclear weapons program, there are some compelling reasons to believe the answer may well be yes. The story of...
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In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018 photo,Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signs Bill 110, in Honolulu, placing a moratorium on the issuing of building permits for "large" houses. Council members Ikaika Anderson and Kymberly Pine flank Mayor Caldwell as he signs bill. (Craig T. Kojima/The Star-Advertiser via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 1:00 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has approved a temporary ban of up to two years on building permits for "monster" houses, giving the city Department of Planning and Permitting time to come up with permanent rules. "How do we preserve the quality of life in our neighborhoods but also...
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FILE- In this March 15, 2017, photo, people stand in line at a United Airlines counter at LaGuardia Airport in New York. A dog died on a United Airlines plane after a flight attendant ordered its owner to put the animal in the plane's overhead bin. United said Tuesday, March 13, 2018, that it took full responsibility for the incident on the Monday night flight from Houston to New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 14, 2018 - 11:43 pm
United Airlines, under siege over the death of a puppy on one of its flights, says the flight attendant who ordered a passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin didn't know there was a dog inside. The airline's account was contradicted by the family that owned the French bulldog, and also...
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"Star Wars" creator filmmaker George Lucas, right, and his wife Mellody Hobson, left, and Don Bacigalupi, Founding President, center, attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the on his $1.5 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles Wednesday, March 14, 2018. . The institution, scheduled to open in 2021, is envisioned as not just a repository for "Star Wars" memorabilia but a wide-ranging museum representing all forms of visual storytelling from paintings and drawings to comic strips and digital and traditional films. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
March 14, 2018 - 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wielding a silver shovel instead of a lightsaber, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas joined a handful of elected officials Wednesday in breaking ground on a billion-dollar museum dedicated to the art of visual storytelling. Construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a dream...
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