• By Newsday   -   Oct 21, 2018

    BIRTH OF A NEW UKRAINIAN CHURCH BRINGS FEARS OF VIOLENCE

    Tensions over the imminent formation of a Ukrainian Orthodox church independent of Moscow are raising fears that nationalists will...

    Moscow
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 21, 2018

    MELTING GLACIER IN CHINA DRAWS TOURISTS, CLIMATE WORRIES

    On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists, worries over climate change

    Retreat
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 20, 2018

    GRANT WILL HELP FUND STEM AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM AT MUSEUM

    The Discovery Museum has received a $20,000 grant from helicopter-maker Sikorsky to help fund an after-school program focusing on science,...

    Museum
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 20, 2018

    ENTHUSIASTS RE-ENACT BLOODY 19TH-CENTURY BATTLE OF LEIPZIG

    Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined...

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    SAN ANTONIO APPROVES $450M ALAMO REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

    The San Antonio City Council has approved a $450 million redevelopment plan for the Alamo, marking a new chapter for the city's nearly...

    City
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    ANSWERS SOUGHT IN DEATHS OF COUPLE FOUND IN GRAND CANYON

    Authorities are trying to figure out what led to the deaths of a young couple in the Grand Canyon

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    IDAHO, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SETTLE MINE POLLUTION LAWSUIT

    An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead...

    Silver, Destinations
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    POLAND HANDS OVER SITE OF FUTURE WARSAW GHETTO MUSEUM

    A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's wartime occupation of Poland has come closer...

    Museum
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    POLAND TURNS OVER SITE OF WARSAW GHETTO MUSEUM

    A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's occupation of Poland came closer to reality...

    Museum
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    FANTASY FEST BEGINS WITH KING, QUEEN CORONATION

    The Florida Keys' wacky and often-decadent costuming and masking festival is kicking off with a coronation ball to crown the 10-day...

    Festival, Costume
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    REAL ESTATE FIRM BUYS RITZ-CARLTON KAPALUA ON MAUI

    The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui has sold to an affiliate of the same investment group that purchased the Grand Wailea resort earlier...

    Resort
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    POLICE: 14-YEAR-OLD TOURIST FROM INDIA MISSING IN UPSTATE NY

    Police in western New York are trying to find a 14-year-old boy from India who went missing from his tour group

    Tour, New York
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    VOLUNTEERS DIGITIZE, PRESERVE COLLECTION OF FIELD MUSEUM

    Hundreds of volunteers have descended on Chicago's Field Museum to read, log, digitize and preserve specimens collected by the institution

    Collection, Museum, Chicago
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 19, 2018

    BRIT, CANADIAN FACE 10 YEARS IN JAIL FOR SPRAYING THAI WALL

    Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NATURE-THEMED RESORT WILL BE BUILT AT WALT DISNEY WORLD

    Walt Disney World says it's going to build a new nature-themed resort

    Resort
  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    PRESSURE TURNS TO MEXICO AS MIGRANT CARAVAN HEADS FOR BORDER

    As about 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention and pressure are turning to Mexico

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    2 KANSAS WATER PARK WORKERS ACQUITTED OF LYING DURING INVESTIGATION INTO DEATH OF 10-YEAR-OLD BOY KILLED ON WATERSLIDE

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    HI MICKEY, 'BYE MICKEY: 6 DISNEY PARKS ON 2 COASTS IN 1 DAY

    A Tennessee couple dreamed of visiting six Disney theme parks on two coasts in one day, and they made their dream come true

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NEBRASKA'S MESSAGE FOR TOURISTS? 'IT'S NOT FOR EVERYONE'

    Consistently ranking as the least likely state tourists plan to visit, Nebraska has a new message for the world: "Nebraska. Honestly,...

  • By Newsday   -   Oct 18, 2018

    BIG ISLAND PANEL ADVANCES VACATION RENTAL REGULATIONS

    A Big Island panel has advanced a measure that would prohibit short-term vacation rentals in residential and agricultural zones

    Vacation