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Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitely
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Monument is closing indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator, the latest in a series of woes for one of the city's most enduring tourist attractions....

Florida-bound airliner makes emergency landing in New York
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A Florida-bound Spirit Airlines jet with 142 people aboard has made a safe emergency landing in New York after a reported mechanical problem....

Driver ticketed in NY Lincoln Tunnel crash that injured 44
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) -- A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal collided in the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 44 people....

Oregon's Timberline Trail reopens after upgrades
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- An iconic pathway around Oregon's tallest mountain has fully reopened to the public....

Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport
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NEW YORK (AP) -- After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sails after Superstorm Sandy....

Hold your nose: Stinky corpse flower blooms in New Hampshire
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- A flower that got its nickname from its putrid smell is blooming at Dartmouth College for the first time since 2011....

Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China in the name of restoration....

Stamps School plans new gallery space in downtown Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- The University of Michigan's Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design plans to open a new gallery space in downtown Ann Arbor this winter....

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