• Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight

    Updated: 16 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline's hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to...

  • Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

    Updated: 45 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years. The ride-hailing company on Tuesday said each affected driver would get a refund of about $900, which includes interest. Uber did not give a figure on how...

  • Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage

    Updated: 57 min ago

    BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's...

  • Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns. A federal law...

  • AROUND TOWN: Homeward Pikes Peak golfing fun all for serious cause

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    For 14 years one of the season's most popular golf tournaments has started off with quite a few "my A game" challenges and a VIP night of fun at The Ritz, courtesy of host Luke Travins and sponsors. The May 2 Homeward Pikes Peak benefit party featured a highly competitive silent...

  • AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    She has seen so many changes as people are opening up about dealing with mental illness. It used to be a secret. Welcoming early risers at the overflowing May 4 NAMI-Colorado Springs "Embracing the Light" community breakfast and fundraiser, NAMI Executive Director Lori...

  • Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A Boston museum has doubled its reward to $10 million for information that leads to the return of 13 works of art stolen more than two decades ago in the largest art heist in U.S. history. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's board of trustees announced the increase...

  • Hemingway house changes hands, still off limits to public

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ownership of the Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has changed hands but will stay off limits to the public. The Nature Conservancy transferred the two-story, 2,500-square-foot house...

  • Christie lays out train deal, Cuomo set for 'summer of hell'

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled a plan to limit the impact on New Jersey commuters during an emergency track repair project at Penn Station, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo cautioned commuters in his state to prepare for a "summer of hell." Christie said...

  • Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning a floating protest against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing that they say are hurting businesses throughout the region. Demonstrations are being organized in fishing ports in Alabama, Florida...

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