• By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    NTSB FAULTS AIR CANADA PILOTS FOR LAST YEAR'S NEAR DISASTER

    Federal safety officials blame Air Canada pilots for nearly crashing into planes on the ground last year in San Francisco

    San Francisco
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    WILDFIRE SMOKE COSTS FAMED OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

    The famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival that attracts tourists from around the world says it lost $2 million this summer because wildfire...

    Outdoor, Festival
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    JUDGE RESTORES ENERGY LEASE ON MONTANA LAND SACRED TO TRIBES

    A federal judge has reinstated an oil and gas lease on land in northwestern Montana that's considered sacred to some Native American...

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    IN 'FREE SOLO,' A STEEPER CHALLENGE FOR HONNOLD THAN EL CAP

    In the documentary 'Free Solo,' rock climber Alex Honnold faces a bigger challenge than even climbing Yosemite's El Capitan without...

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    GREEK COURT CONVICTS 2 OVER 'RELIGIOUS' MUSEUM OIL ATTACKS

    A Greek court has given four-year suspended prison sentences to two Bulgarian women who smeared centuries-old artifacts in three Athens...

    Women, Museum
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    4TH CIRCUIT HALTS PIPELINE WORK IN NATIONAL FOREST LAND

    A federal appeals court has halted work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through stretches of national forest land

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    ALASKA JUDGE TARGETED AFTER GIVING NO JAIL TIME FOR ASSAULT

    Victims' advocates are targeting an Alaska judge who handed out what they say is a lenient sentence for a sexual attack on a woman

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    WILL SMITH TO MAKE BIRTHDAY BUNGEE JUMP NEAR GRAND CANYON

    Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50 by bungee jumping from a helicopter in northern Arizona

    Diving
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    CALIFORNIA BALLOT INITIATIVE SEEKS TO END HIGH SPEED RAIL

    Activists seeking to repeal California's gas tax increase are proposing another ballot measure aimed at providing replacement transportation...

    Rail
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    THE LATEST: STORM OFF CAROLINAS TO DUMP MORE RAIN

    Forecasters say a storm system off the coast of the Florence-battered Carolinas will dump even more rain on the already saturated states

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    RYANAIR CANCELS 190 FLIGHTS ON FRIDAY AMID CABIN CREW STRIKE

    Budget airline Ryanair has cancelled 190 flights scheduled for Friday because of strikes by cabin crew in Spain, Belgium, Holland,...

    Spain, Italy, Airlines
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER 'MASSIVE' ANCIENT BUILDING IN EGYPT

    Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a "massive" ancient building in the town of Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers, or 12 miles, south...

    Cairo
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    TEXAS MAN ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY TOUCHING WOMAN ASLEEP ON PLANE

    A Texas man is accused of inappropriately touching a woman asleep on a Southwest flight headed to Nashville, Tennessee

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    CANNABITION CANNABIS MUSEUM OPENS IN VEGAS, DEDICATED TO ALL THINGS MARIJUANA

    Museum for visitors 21 and up celebrates all things cannabis.

    Museum, Celebration, Celebrity
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    EXTENSION OF PHOENIX RAIL DEBATED IN LATINO COMMUNITY

    Phoenix officials are working to quell resistance to a light rail extension in a low-income Hispanic and African-American community...

    Rail
  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    AFTER THE HURRICANE COMES THE DELUGE ON SOUTH CAROLINA COAST

    Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood on the waterfront in Georgetown, where the story is...

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 25, 2018

    THE LATEST: WYOMING DISAPPOINTS BY GRIZZLY BEAR PROTECTIONS

    Wyoming officials say they're disappointed grizzly bears are again getting federal protections instead of being hunted in the state

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 24, 2018

    JUDGE RESTORES PROTECTIONS FOR GRIZZLY BEARS AROUND YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, BLOCKING PLANNED HUNTS IN WYOMING, IDAHO

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 24, 2018

    JUDGE RESTORES PROTECTIONS FOR GRIZZLY BEARS, BLOCKING HUNTS

    A U.S. judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned...

  • By Newsday   -   Sep 24, 2018

    THE LATEST: MAN WITH GARDEN HOSE DEFIES WYOMING EVACUATION

    Wyoming man says he's glad he defied wildfire evacuation so he could defend his home using just a sprinkler and garden hose

    Home, Garden