• By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    TABASCO, 19TH CENTURY COMIC OPERA, FOR NEW ORLEANS 300TH

    Love, hate and hot sauce are themes of a 19th century comic opera being produced this week as a kickoff to New Orleans' 300th anniversary.

  • By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    SEINE RIVER OVERFLOWS ITS BANKS IN PARIS

    The Seine River has overflowed its banks in Paris, prompting authorities to close several roads and cancel boat cruises

    Paris, Cruise
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    THE LATEST: CHAMONIX SKI RESORT CLOSED DUE TO AVALANCHE RISK

    The news agency ANSA says some 75 tourists and residents are being evacuated after an avalanche near a hotel in the South Tyrol region...

    Ski, Hotel, Hotels, Skiing, Italy, Resort
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    SOUTH KOREAN IDENTIFIED AS 4TH VICTIM IN PRAGUE HOTEL FIRE

    Czech police say they have identified the final victim in a hotel fire in downtown Prague that killed four tourists as a woman from...

    Hotels, Hotel
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    SEWAGE SPILL SHUTS BEACHES ALONG CALIFORNIA'S CENTRAL COAST

    An official says nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean in Monterey County after a filter at a water treatment plant...

    Beach
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 23, 2018

    WINTER STORM HOWLS THROUGH MIDWEST

    Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver...

  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    SOME KOREAN FOODS MAY TASTE FAMILIAR DURING THE OLYMPICS

    Spam, trout, fried chicken, moon pies and anything slathered in mayonnaise are some of the flavors of South Korea's home cooking that...

    Home, Food, Cooking
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    STATUE OF LIBERTY, ELLIS ISLAND REOPEN AMID SHUTDOWN

    The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are now open for visitors, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers

    New York
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    BELGIUM REDUCES TERROR THREAT TO LEVEL UNSEEN SINCE 2015

    Belgium reduces terror threat outlook from second-highest level for first time since 2015

  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    US APPROVES LAND EXCHANGE FOR ROAD THROUGH ALASKA REFUGE

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed a land trade agreement that could lead to construction of a road through the heart of a national...

    Wildlife
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    LOUVRE ABU DHABI REPORTEDLY REPLACES MAP MISSING QATAR

    A state-linked newspaper in the United Arab Emirates says the Louvre Abu Dhabi has replaced a map at the museum that didn't show Qatar...

    Museum
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    INDOOR VELODROME EXPECTED TO DRAW CYCLISTS TO DETROIT

    An indoor cycling track is opening in Detroit that is expected to draw bike riders from across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth...

    Cycling, City
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    CZECH POLICE IDENTIFY SECOND GERMAN VICTIM IN HOTEL FIRE

    Czech police have identified a second victim from Germany in a hotel fire in downtown Prague that killed four

    Hotels, Hotel
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    WOMAN FALLS OVERBOARD FROM CRUISE SHIP INTO GULF OF MEXICO

    A woman has fallen overboard from a cruise ship into the Gulf of Mexico while sailing from New Orleans

    Cruise
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    THE LATEST: TOWN'S APP-FUELED TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS DEBUT

    So far, so good for a New Jersey town that has put up traffic restrictions in response to navigation apps sending motorists on shortcuts...

  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    SWISS POLICE SAY 8 MEN STUCK IN ALPINE CAVE FOR 2 MORE DAYS

    Swiss police say eight men who have been stuck in a cave in the Alps since Saturday will likely have to spend at least another 48 hours...

    Men
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    BESET BY TRAFFIC VIA NAVIGATION APPS, TOWN RESTRICTS ACCESS

    A New Jersey town less than two miles from the George Washington Bridge is putting up a "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut...

  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    WILL THE UNIQUE CULTURE OF MIAMI'S COCONUT GROVE SURVIVE?

    Amid redevelopment, Miami's oldest neighborhood, Coconut Grove, tries to preserve its unique history, tropical landscape and bohemian...

    Miami, Culture
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    TRUMP BUSINESS ETHICS PLEDGES LEFT PLENTY ROOM FOR PROFITING

    AP Analysis: Trump's promises to separate his businesses from his presidency left plenty of room for profiting

    Business
  • By Newsday   -   Jan 22, 2018

    BERLIN MUSEUMS RESTITUTE WORKS SOLD AT NAZI-ERA AUCTION

    Berlin's city museums authority says it has restituted 11 works that were part of prominent art owner Margarete Oppenheim's collection...

    Museum, Collection, Berlin, Art, City