- A gunstock at a time, tradition is preserved Updated: May-22-15 3:38 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - A two-week crash course on building gunstocks left the tips of Ryan Mertaugh's fingers tattered and worn.
- Nevada Assembly OKs bill requiring multicultural coursework Updated: May-21-15 6:01 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The Nevada Assembly has approved a measure that would include a multicultural component in the state's education standards.
- Developer to preserve southwest Utah archaeological site Updated: May-19-15 5:07 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - The secrets of an ancestral Puebloan pit house in southwestern Utah will be discovered another day after a conservation agreement between archaeologists, state officials and a developers.
- Summer fun: coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye Updated: May-18-15 9:27 am
ORLANDO, Florida - A dark, submarine-inspired thrill ride in California and swank new offerings at Downtown Disney all top the summer's must-do list for theme park and amusement fans.
- IS group enters Syrian town of Palmyra, nears ancient ruins Updated: May-16-15 2:36 pm
BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters have pushed into the Syrian town of Palmyra, home to famed 2,000-year-old ruins, and are clashing with government troops in residential areas.
- Oral history project created for Nashville's Music Row Updated: May-15-15 11:49 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Less than a year after a philanthropist staved off plans to demolish a historic Nashville music studio, anyone who has been a part of the city's famous Music Row has been invited to take part in an upcoming oral history project.
- UNESCO to investigate pirate treasure hunt in Madagascar Updated: May-14-15 7:37 am
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - The United Nations is sending experts to Madagascar to assess a claim by underwater explorers that they had found treasure and the wreck of a ship belonging to the pirate known as Captain Kidd, a U.N. official said.
- Badgers, beef, fish: Letters show Prince Charles' passions Updated: May-13-15 2:49 pm
LONDON - Britain's government on Wednesday published a series of letters between Prince Charles and senior officials, written about a decade ago, that have been kept private until now.
- Oklahoma Senate committee OKs bonds for Tulsa pop museum Updated: May-12-15 4:43 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A proposal to issue $25 million in bonds to build the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa has passed its first legislative hurdle.
- Historic Galveston church gets preservation grant Updated: May-12-15 1:05 am
GALVESTON, Texas - The exterior of a historic Galveston church is set to be restored.
- Vanishing barns: Sussex losing part of farming heritage Updated: May-10-15 9:40 am
SUSSEX, Delaware - When a recent arson destroyed a historic barn in Lewes, the devastating blaze focused attention on Sussex County's vanishing agricultural architecture.
- Belize offshore oil plan sparks worries for reefs, fisheries Updated: May-08-15 10:41 am
BELIZE CITY, Belize - Belize is considering new offshore drilling regulations that could open nearly the entire coast to exploration and exploitation, environmental groups have warned, calling it a threat to vital reefs, fisheries and tourism concerns.
- Montana governor signs bills to preserve Indian languages Updated: May-06-15 7:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana's governor signed bills Wednesday aimed at encouraging schools to develop American Indian language immersion programs and preserving Indian languages.
- Tennessee Board to examine Historic Places nominations Updated: May-06-15 3:34 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The State Review Board will meet on May 20 to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Jihadists destroy proposed world heritage site in Mali Updated: May-04-15 2:01 pm
BAMAKO, Mali - Jihadists have destroyed a mausoleum in central Mali that had been submitted as a U.N. World Heritage site, leaving behind a warning that they will come after all those who don't follow their strict version of Islam, a witness said Monday.
- National Register of Historic Places adds 18 NC properties Updated: May-04-15 4:05 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Eighteen North Carolina properties ranging from an entire historic district to single homes, churches and businesses are now part of the National Register of Historic Places.
- Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure Updated: May-03-15 12:14 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
- Nepal economy shattered by quake, recovery to take years Updated: Apr-30-15 3:06 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - What took moments to flatten will take years to rebuild.
- Utah Navajo lead push for new conservation area Updated: Apr-26-15 1:59 pm
BLUFF, Utah - Utah Navajos are leading a campaign to create a new conservation area in the southeastern corner of the state to stake a claim to what they consider their homeland.