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  • Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lights, camera … blossom! Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme “Celebrate the Movies.” Meticulously landscaped…

  • Cambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples

    SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been…

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again. The King first played Vegas almost 59 years ago and spent…

  • Tickets sell out for train from downtown Denver to slopes

    DENVER (AP) — All 400 tickets were sold within 12 hours for a one-day, roundtrip ski-train excursion from downtown Denver to Winter Park, according to spokesmen for the resort and Amtrak. The response helps build…

  • Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication…

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again. Officials with Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. and the Westgate Las Vegas…

  • Coca-Cola bottle as art? Atlanta’s High Museum takes a look

    ATLANTA (AP) — The curvy Coca-Cola bottle is celebrating its 100th birthday, and an art museum is exploring the origins and influence of a bottle design that’s so recognizable, you’d know the brand if you…

  • New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents of the Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami#nus. Those are not typographical errors. The name, proposed…

  • Stuck in limbo, Bangkok’s hidden urban refugees scrape by

    BANGKOK (AP) — They were a middle-class family in Pakistan, living in a comfortable three-bedroom apartment with a modern kitchen and a PlayStation for the three kids. Fluent in English, the father ran his own…

  • Apostle Islands ice caves set to open Saturday

    BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Apostle Islands National Lakeshore officials say the popular ice caves are set to open to the public Saturday if conditions don’t change. The National Park Service made the announcement Wednesday. But…

  • Thai Airways plane hits turbulence, 11 on board injured

    BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai Airways plane hit severe turbulence over Thailand that injured 11 people Thursday, the airline said. The Airbus A340-600 landed safely at its destination, Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, according to airline…

  • Colonial Williamsburg to remain closed due to snow

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation says its historic grounds will remain closed due to severe weather. The closure affects historic area sites, the regional visitor center, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg…

  • SeaWorld posts wider 4Q loss as theme park attendance falls

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld reported a wider loss in its fourth quarter as attendance to its theme parks continued to fall. Its shares fell in premarket trading Thursday. SeaWorld has been battling negative publicity…

  • Ford’s Theatre museum reopens after water leak

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The museum at the Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site in Washington has reopened a week after a water leak flooded the museum floor. The museum reopened Wednesday and resumed normal hours for…

  • 15 ways to save for vacation

    If you’re dreaming of a getaway this summer, the best thing you could do right now is to stop dreaming and start taking action to save money for your vacation. You still have plenty of…