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7 bucket list trips you can do on a budget

When it comes to travel, the term "bucket list" can be synonymous with "budget-busting." Sure, some bucket-list candidates, like safaris or… Read more

Taking the Kids -- what's new at museums for families

Pirates and Winnie-the-Pooh, LEGO creations and the world of comedy. Welcome to what's new at museums this summer and fall. Whether you have an end-of-summer trip planned or just a few days before the school year gets into full swing, consider checking out a new museum exhibit or two. Read more

Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?

TRURO, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark. Read more

Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

BRUSSELS (AP) — Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place. Read more

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Famous pool at California's Hearst Castle being filled again

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Hearst Castle on the central California coast will soon be able to see its extravagant Neptune Pool full of water again. Read more

Heavy monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India, close airport

NEW DELHI (AP) — Torrential monsoon rains have disrupted air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where flooding, landslides and bridge collapses have killed at least 67 people in the past week, officials said Wednesday. Read more

The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the U.S. West (all times local): 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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Vegas Strip SLS casino-hotel to assume control of W hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip. Read more

Missing hiker found on Mount St. Helens ate berries, bees

COUGAR, Wash. (AP) — An Ohio man who was missing on Mount St. Helens was found Wednesday on a flank of the peak nearly a week after he set out on a day hike and survived by eating berries and bees, authorities and the man's relatives said. Read more

Hawaii to allow Lyft, Uber to operate at Honolulu airport

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii will allow ride-hailing services to operate at the Honolulu airport on a permanent basis after changes were approved to administration rules. Read more