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  • Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on “Kinky Boots,” ”Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” ”If/Then” and “Cabaret.” The shows will be included…

  • FAA investigating airliner that nearly ran out of fuel

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at an airport that was temporarily closed to most traffic. Allegiant said Tuesday it…

  • Dozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program — and decided…

  • Las Vegas visited by 21 million travelers in 6 months

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials say more than 21 million people have visited Las Vegas in the first half of 2015, about 1.5 percent more than a year ago when the destination recorded more…

  • What’s in the 6-year Senate transportation bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall. With a Friday…

  • Crews have Glacier Park fire 45 percent contained

    ST. MARY, Mont. (AP) — Cool weather and high humidity helped firefighters battling a fire that has burned about 5 square miles in Glacier National Park. But firefighters prepared for increased fire activity Tuesday as…

  • Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open FIFA exhibit

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled “The ‘Beautiful Game’ Turns Ugly” will open at the National…

  • Court rejects claim over goring in Olympic National Park

    SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman’s lawsuit over her husband’s fatal goring by a mountain goat that had been threatening visitors for years in Olympic National Park. However, two…

  • Malibu it’s not, but North Korea seen as possible surf spot

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Here’s a new take on gnarly. A pro surfer who coaches the Chinese National Surf Team and a tourism agency based in New Jersey plan a surfing expedition and training…

  • Malibu it’s not, but North Korea seen as possible surf spot

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Here’s a new take on gnarly. A pro surfer who coaches the Chinese National Surf Team and a tourism agency based in New Jersey plan a surfing expedition and training…

  • Neighborhoods: African-American history and more in Harlem

    NEW YORK (AP) — Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America’s most famous neighborhoods. It’s also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more. Attendance…

  • Mexico struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beaches

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico’s Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks. The state government of Quintana Roo,…

  • Idaho festival celebrates Basque culture, history

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With more than 300 pounds of chorizo sitting in her freezer and 5,000 portions of Basque-style paella prepared in advance, Tara McElhose-Eiguren says she’s finally running out of space in her…

  • Pool fire at The Cosmopolitan fueled by fake palm trees

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday. The blaze…

  • Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous…