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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Under gray skies and a steady mist, tens of thousands of San Francisco Giants fans watched their favorite players take photos, wave and mug for the crowd from atop double-decker buses, as the team's victory parade wound through dow ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 3:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — High school and college students are competing for Michelle Obama to come to their schools to share her wisdom about moving on to higher education and adulthood.The first lady announced on Thursday two video contests as part of ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 10:07 AM

WARM SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — The Nature Conservancy and others are celebrating the permanent protection of the Warm Springs Mountain Preserve.Officials say the move protects critical habitat and clean drinking water on 9,000 acres in western Virgini ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 10:06 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — McCarran International Airport officials say a $67 million construction project to swap out asphalt for more durable concrete is closing the airport's longest runway until May next year.Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews said W ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 10:01 AM

UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) — When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a "mini-Smithsonian" to draw about 150,000 visitors in its first year.They were short by about 120,00 ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 10:00 AM

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Sicily is the Mediterranean's largest island and a trip around this triangular-shaped ancient land can be particularly rewarding for those in search of free things to do. Besides Sicily's sights, smells and sounds — the feast of ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 9:20 AM

STRONG CITY, Kan. (AP) — Stand here in a field of tall, windblown grass and wildflowers, and twirl around like a child. It's like being inside a prairie snow globe: You're surrounded by a sea of green, brown and yellow grass, with a blue-sky dome above ...more

AP News - Oct 30, 2014 7:55 AM

Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start look ...more

AP News - Oct 29, 2014 6:19 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A.J. Foyt is willing to run two cars in 2015 -- nothing more.The four-time Indianapolis 500 winner announced Wednesday that Takuma Sato and Jack Hawksworth will be the team's No. 14 and 41 cars in 2015. Foyt has done this bef ...more

AP News - Oct 28, 2014 6:26 PM

DENVER (AP) — A man from Ukraine has been arrested at Denver International Airport after he was accused of interfering with two flight attendants on a Delta Airlines flight.The U.S. Department of Justice says 42-year-old Vadym Pecherskyi, of Kie ...more