In this Jan. 24, 2018, photo, projectors light up non-working neon signs at an exhibit at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas. Starting this week, visitors will be able to see many of the city's classic neon signs just like they were decades ago through a type of augmented reality that projects realistic animations onto the non-working signs. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 30, 2018 - 2:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Frank Sinatra asks Lady Luck to stick around, the neon red lights of one of Las Vegas' most famous towering signs appear to dance under the night sky, revealing a beating heart and the rest of the marquee of a famed casino-hotel. Other rusted, dusted and broken neon signs in a...
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A snow covered caravan is parked in Airolo, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The roads and railways in Airolo and also the Gotthard tunnel are closed due to a landslide on the A2 motorway. (Pablo Gianinazzi/Ti-PressKeystone via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 12:28 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on winter weather in Europe (all times local): 6:20 p.m. French officials say that roads and ski slopes have reopened in the Chamonix ski resort on Mont Blanc and confinement orders have been lifted as an exceptional avalanche risk recedes. Road and resort closures that...
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January 21, 2018 - 8:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities say a village near the famed Matterhorn peak is again cut off to road and rail traffic after new snowfall renewed the danger of avalanches. The Matterhorn Gotthard railway said on its website Sunday that land access to the village of Zermatt would be closed down...
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James Kristy and Ginger Lee of Palm Beach County, Fla., walk the boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park’s Mammoth Hot Springs on Saturday, Jan 20 2017 Visitors can still ride snowmobiles and snow coaches into Yellowstone National Park to gaze at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
January 20, 2018 - 4:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on how the government shutdown is affecting national parks (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the visitor center at MLK National Historic Site in Atlanta are closed amid the federal government shutdown...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2016 file photo, the motorcade carrying then U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine's Day 2018 after serving as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption. The hotel's website on Monday, Jan 15, 2018 showed bookings available beginning from Feb. 14. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool, File)
January 15, 2018 - 6:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption. The Ritz Carlton's...
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January 12, 2018 - 7:29 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on tourism and sun-soaked beaches was left reeling. On a postcard-perfect afternoon, the Santa Barbara...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:57 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A western North Carolina city has voted to restrict tourist rentals downtown. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the city council voted 6-1 Tuesday to restrict short-term vacation rentals. Supporters say the restriction will help prevent too many homes from being converted...
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In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, a robot named Pepper stands in the lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. Pepper is programmed to interact with guests and answer pre-programmed questions. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call. Thousands of guests at some of Las Vegas' casino-hotels...
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January 06, 2018 - 12:53 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Asheville leaders are considering new rules to sharply limit short-term vacation rentals downtown. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that the city's planning and zoning commission voted to recommend the policy sent to the City Council for a final say on Jan. 9. If the...
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Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson addresses a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Seattle, announcing that his office is suing Motel 6. Ferguson said that the budget hotel disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law. He said the motel divulged to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement the names, dates of birth, license plate numbers and room numbers of more than 9,000 guests at six locations throughout the state, violating the state's consumer protection law thousands of times by violating the privacy of its guests. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
January 04, 2018 - 12:17 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's attorney general sued Motel 6 on Wednesday, alleging the national budget chain disclosed the private information of thousands of its guests to U.S. immigration authorities in violation of the state consumer protection law. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said motel...
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