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Artist Marina Abramovic opens exhibition in native Belgrade

Sep. 21, 2019 5:06 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Performance artist Marina Abramovic is displaying her work in her native Belgrade for the first time in 44 years and she says that returning home has been highly emotional. Abramovic summoned journalists to Belgrade's Museum of Contemporary Art at the crack of dawn on Saturday for...

Vampire novelist Anne Rice's doll collection heads to Pa.

Sep. 21, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) — The unique doll collection of best-selling author Anne Rice has found a new home in Windber. Until 2004, Rice's collection of one-of-a-kind dolls filled a three-story former orphanage in New Orleans. She had about 1,000 rare and unique dolls, some made of porcelain and some over 5 feet...

144-year-old home finds new life as short-term rental

Sep. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Sarena Melotte could see past the crumbling home, its inside painted Pepto-Bismol pink, when she saw the steep, curved, ebony staircase of the 19th century villa that's almost as old as Stevens Point. "It was just something that just spoke to me," she said. "I knew where...

The Latest: 3 arrests, missing man found near Area 51 gates

Sep. 21, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 9 p.m. Authorities arrested two men in the rugged mountains inside the perimeter of the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada and one woman who made it clear...

Hurricane Lorena skirts east coast of Mexico's Baja

Sep. 20, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Lorena skirted along the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula late Friday, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently sparing a direct hit on the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said...

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

Sep. 20, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah on Friday, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. The bus from of Southern California rolled onto a guard rail, crushing its roof and ramming the rail's vertical posts into the...

The Latest: 5 tourists still critical after deadly bus crash

Sep. 20, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a tour bus crash near a national park in Utah that killed at least 4 (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Five people remain in critical condition after a bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists and injured dozens more near a national park in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt....

31 bison from Grand Canyon sent to Oklahoma tribe

Sep. 20, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Over 30 bison roaming Grand Canyon National Park's northern reaches are joining a herd in Oklahoma. Hundreds of the massive animals have made their home at the Grand Canyon in recent years. But park officials say they're spoiling water sources and harming the...

Economists: Hawaii's economy will slow to near standstill

Sep. 20, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's economy will likely slow to a near standstill in coming years, according to a new report published Friday. Economic growth will be less than 1% in each of the next three years, the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization forecast in the report. "The outlook is for...

3 wolves moved to Isle Royale, helping rebuild population

Sep. 20, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say four gray wolves from Michigan's Upper Peninsula were transported for resettlement in Isle Royale National Park to help restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain, though one of them died shortly after arriving. The National Park Service said Friday...