- Fab Ford: Beatles exhibit to open at Henry Ford Museum Updated: Apr-29-16 9:09 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan - A Detroit-area history attraction is preparing to mark a British invasion led by four marauding mop-tops.
- Minnesota science museum creating space research kits Updated: Apr-29-16 11:47 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Science Museum of Minnesota has a $14 million contract to help turn NASA's deep wealth of space research into interactive exhibits, activities and other learning experiences.
- Report: Tourists spent $11.9 billion in Wisconsin in 2015 Updated: Apr-29-16 11:33 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Visitors spent nearly $12 billion in Wisconsin last year, making it the sixth straight year of increasing tourism spending in the state, according to a state Department of Tourism report released Friday.
- Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove Updated: Apr-29-16 10:11 am
MADRID - Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery.
- NYC exhibition: 4 whaling paintings by J.M.W. Turner Updated: Apr-29-16 7:53 am
NEW YORK - Four whaling paintings by the British artist J.M.W. Turner will be united for the first time in an upcoming exhibition in New York City.
- 5 baby bison born at Illinois grassland preserve Updated: Apr-29-16 6:49 am
WILMINGTON, Illinois - For the first time, a national grassland preserve in northeastern Illinois has added to its bison herd through newborns - and not just one or two.
- Famous paleontologist celebrated at Museum of the Rockies Updated: Apr-29-16 1:20 am
BOZEMAN, Montana - A $3 million endowment has been set up at the Museum of the Rockies in honor of renowned paleontologist Jack Horner, who is retiring after 34 years as the museum's curator of paleontology.
- Durbin seeks national park status for Cahokia Mounds Updated: Apr-28-16 10:47 pm
COLLINSVILLE, Illinois - An ongoing effort to get an ancient southwestern Illinois historical site designated as a national park is getting a boost from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.
- Judge rules for San Francisco in fight over reservoir Updated: Apr-28-16 7:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California judge Thursday threw out a lawsuit that sought to remove Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which supplies drinking water to more than 2 million San Francisco Bay Area residents.
- Grizzly bears in Grand Teton Park attract onlookers Updated: Apr-28-16 4:39 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Newly emerged from their winter dens, grizzly bears are wandering out in the open in Grand Teton National Park, drawing crowds of wildlife watchers, photographers and others seeking a glimpse - from a safe distance.
- Muskogee monument honoring late country icon moves ahead Updated: Apr-28-16 4:28 pm
MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame is moving forward with a project to place a monument in Muskogee honoring late country icon Merle Haggard.
- Kenya: Large pyres set up for massive burn of ivory Updated: Apr-28-16 12:41 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan authorities have built towering pyres of more than 100 tons of elephant tusks that will be burned on Saturday, in what wildlife officials believe will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history.
- Grizzly bear monitoring project continues in Glacier park Updated: Apr-28-16 12:10 pm
WEST GLACIER, Montana - A long-term program to monitor grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem continues this summer in Glacier National Park.
- State high school HOF naming football exhibit after Osborne Updated: Apr-28-16 12:05 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The football exhibit hall at the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame will be named in honor of former University of Nebraska coach Tom Osborne.
- Video shows British family getting attacked in Thailand Updated: Apr-28-16 11:28 am
BANGKOK - A British couple and their son were savagely attacked during a family vacation in Thailand in the latest blow to the country's image as a welcoming tourist paradise. Police said Thursday they have arrested the four suspected attackers.
- Lincoln Home visitors spent $13.8 million locally in 2015 Updated: Apr-28-16 9:29 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Visitors to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield spent more than $13.8 million at local businesses in 2015.
- LACMA receives record-breaking $75 million donations Updated: Apr-28-16 8:44 am
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has received two donations totaling $75 million toward its new modernist building.
- Honoring the Mayor: Joe Riley joins Hall of Fame Updated: Apr-28-16 7:56 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The longest-serving mayor in Charleston history is now a member of the South Carolina Hall of Fame.
- Visitors have more time to use shuttles into Grand Canyon Updated: Apr-28-16 6:01 am
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona - Visitors will have more time to take shuttles between the Grand Canyon's South Rim and the neighboring town of Tusayan (TU'-say-ohn) this year.
- National Park Service to feature Yellowstone photo on stamp Updated: Apr-28-16 1:33 am
BOZEMAN, Montana - The National Park Service is featuring a photo taken more than a decade ago of bison in Yellowstone National Park on a postage stamp to celebrate its 100th year anniversary.
- Hawaii reaches milestone in fighting dengue fever outbreak Updated: Apr-27-16 9:50 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii officials say they have reached a milestone in controlling the state's dengue fever outbreak now that 30 days have passed since the last known infected person was contagious.
- The Latest: Alaska floats rules for pot use at certain shops Updated: Apr-27-16 9:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on regulations intended to allow use of marijuana in some Alaska businesses that will sell pot. (all times local):
- US warns citizens over possible terror threats in Turkey Updated: Apr-27-16 5:54 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - The United States has issued a new warning to its citizens about "credible indications" of terrorist threats at tourist areas in Turkey.
- Serenity Now: Gardens, 100-acre park at Indianapolis Museum Updated: Apr-27-16 5:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - There's a lot going on in Indianapolis this spring, between the presidential primary and the Indy 500. For visitors or locals looking to get away from the hubbub, consider a visit to the gardens and nature park on the campus of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The grounds include an unusual outdoor space for contemplation called "Park of the Laments."
- 3 Sumatran tiger cubs step out at San Diego Zoo Updated: Apr-27-16 2:40 pm
SAN DIEGO - Three endangered Sumatran tiger cubs have made their debut at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.