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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season.The car will give riders sweeping vistas of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks from Sept. 25 through Nov. 4 ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 11:15 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you happen to find some remnants of woven wool in your attic — in red, white or blue and marked Fort McHenry — the Smithsonian Institution would like to know.Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort i ...more

AP News - Sep 11, 2014 2:38 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's tourism office has launched the season's first fall foliage map that provides updated information on where the autumn colors are emerging across New York.The Empire State Development Division of Tourism posted its ...more

AP News - Sep 11, 2014 8:25 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Autumn's arrival in West Virginia means the leaves and the weather will be changing — and the fun is just getting started.Celebrations of the legend of Mothman, parachute-jumping, roadkill and leaf-peeping highlight a fa ...more

AP News - Sep 10, 2014 5:52 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Take away the super model wife, the Ugg boots commercials and the three Super Bowl trophies.Take away the two MVP awards and the guest appearances on "Saturday Night Live" and "The Simpsons."Take Tom Brady back ...more

AP News - Sep 10, 2014 8:44 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Visitors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, can stroll along paths featuring colorful blooms abuzz with butterflies, relax while swinging under towering oaks, let their children play in a new family garden ...more

AP News - Sep 10, 2014 8:17 AM

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Kilauea volcano has forced Shawn Heard to move her house once already, back in the 1980s. She's at peace with the possibility of eventually having to do so again.Heard lives just miles from a cluster of homes that ...more

AP News - Sep 09, 2014 11:36 AM

SYDNEY (AP) — A shark killed a man Tuesday at eastern Australia's popular Byron Bay despite a beachgoer's brave rescue attempt, police said.Beachgoer Mark Hickey swam 15 to 20 meters (50-65 feet) into the water at Clarkes Beach to retrieve the s ...more

AP News - Sep 09, 2014 8:40 AM

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fire on the recently closed Colossus ride at Southern California's Six Flags Magic Mountain park has collapsed part of the famous wooden roller coaster, but no injuries are reported.Los Angeles County firefighters ...more

AP News - Sep 08, 2014 6:35 PM

SEATTLE (AP) — Whale researchers are celebrating the newest member of a population of endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state.The baby orca spotted over the weekend in waters off San Juan is the population's first ...more