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Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of fall scenes

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to … Read more

Colors of Tunisia: Sea, sand, medinas and the Arab Spring

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The colors of Tunisia's landscape change hourly with the light of the Mediterranean sun. Vermilion, sapphire, olive green, white, gold and ocher can all be seen in the sky, sea and sand. Read more

New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950. Read more

Southern California airport reopens after partial evacuation

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — All gates at Southern California's Ontario International Airport are open again after part of a terminal was briefly evacuated while a bomb squad investigated a suspicious device. Read more

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Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations that the family engaged in smuggling. Read more

Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and searched houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services. Read more

Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history

DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family's seat of power. Read more

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Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

Quiz: 6 questions about National Parks

The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service was celebrated in 2016. Below is a pop quiz to test your knowledge about America’s prote… Read more

Photos: For this Amazon cult, happiness is a cup of ancient psychedelic tea

The Ayahuasca brew is sacred to Ceu do Mapia villagers, who use it in rituals that blend Indian beliefs with Roman Catholicism. Read more

Photos: This museum is one of the coolest. Literally

The biggest attraction at this temporary ice cream museum: A pool filled with 11,000 pounds of confetti-colored sprinkles. Read more

Photos: A bird's-eye view of the Olympic city

These stunning views helped bring the Olympics to Rio.  Read more

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Statue unveiled honoring firefighters killed in Arizona fire

PHOENIX (AP) — A life-sized statue was unveiled Saturday honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire. Read more

It's true! Broadway was traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a bold New York experiment: closing Broadway to traffic for two Manhattan miles. Read more

New 'Whale Trail' traces mammal's influence on Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Done Boston's Freedom Trail? Now you can tackle a new adventure: the Massachusetts Whale Trail. Read more