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Airline industry is the least liked; below gas stations, USPS, public utilities

Passenger satisfaction with air carriers in the U.S. improved slightly this year, but not enough

Float accident at Haiti Carnival parade kills at least 16

At least 16 people were killed early Tuesday in the Haitian capital after a man on top of a musical group's Carnival float was shocked by high-voltage wires above the street, setting off a panic in... Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015

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Record 10.1 million tourists visit Wyoming in 2014

A record 10.1 million people visited Wyoming last year, accounting for an estimated $3.3 billion of the state's economy, and the state tourism director is hopeful that lower gasoline prices will... Read more »

Feb. 16, 2015

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The 38 most romantic towns in America

From skiing in the snowy mountains of Aspen to the fancy yacht clubs of Sag Harbor, it's the least well-known cities in America that are the most romantic. Read more »

Feb. 15, 2015

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Fugitive treasure hunter was strategic about vanishing for 2 1/2 years

West Boca, Fla. hotel room where famed treasure hunter and fugitive Thomas Thompson holed up for more than two years, federal investigators found clues of a secret life. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2015

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1300 South bridge in S.L. to shut down for viaduct reconstruction

Next month, Salt Lake City plans to shut down the 1300 South Bridge, a major east-west corridor, in order to rebuild an aging viaduct. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Las Vegas implosion takes down the off-strip Clarion casino

With a 4,400-pound explosive punch, a Las Vegas hotel turned into a pile of rubble early Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Falling power line backs up traffic for miles on I-215

A drooping power line halted freeway traffic in Salt Lake County on Monday afternoon. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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After 45 years, souvenirs from Apollo 11 come to light

More than four decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth bag full of souvenirs brought back by astronaut Neil Armstrong has come to light. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Las Vegas Strip too snooty? Stratosphere ad campaign says so

Tear down your red velvet ropes, Las Vegas. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2015

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Robberies on Rio beaches worry bathers, spark debate

Bianca D'Aquino adjusts her parasol to block the blazing sun and settles into her beach chair, sinking her painted toenails deep into the burning sand. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2015

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New law to require workaholic Japanese to take days off

College-educated and gainfully employed 36-year-old Eriko Sekiguchi should be a sought after friend or date, planning nights on the town and faraway resort vacations. But she works in Japan, a... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2015

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Alaska conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

Towering cruise ships, sometimes four at a time, sit at port in Juneau at the peak of summer, delivering tourists important to the economy of this and other southeast Alaska communities. But some... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Disneyland measles outbreak isn't largest in recent memory

The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happened months earlier in Ohio's Amish country, where 383 people fell ill after... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Rapidly-growing Asian airlines race to find qualified pilots

The deadly crash of a TransAsia plane into a river in Taiwan is again focusing the world's attention on the safety challenges facing fast-growing Asian airlines. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Brazil official not worried about violence during Olympics

Brazil's Tourism Minister said Tuesday he's not worried that a recent spike in violence in Rio de Janeiro might deter visitors from attending next year's Olympic Games. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015

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Ebola: Sierra Leone officials criticize travel relaxation

Although Ebola cases are declining in West Africa, Sierra Leone officials are worried that the president's decision to lift travel restrictions may re-ignite the spread of the deadly disease. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015

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I-15 lane splits to extend to 2600 South in Bountiful

The Utah Department of Transportation is advising motorists that lane splits presently in place on I-15 in South Davis County will extend to 2600 South beginning Tuesday, Feb. 3. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2015

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Dinosaur no more: UK museum's Dippy to be retired in 2017

Dippy the dinosaur is being retired from London's Natural History Museum — and his fans aren't happy. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt

A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam,... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right

Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Gold nuggets stolen from Wells Fargo museum worth $10,000

Thieves in a stolen SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco before dawn Tuesday and made off with up to 10 ounces of historic gold nuggets... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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10 incredibly beautiful images from Bryce Canyon National Park

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Jan. 22, 2014

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Tombstone tours

Even if you don't believe in ghosts, walking through a graveyard can be a little spooky — especially in autumn as the trees lose their leaves, flowers wither away and light fades in the late... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2009

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