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Official: Most Nevada fatal crashes involve impaired drivers

Nov. 12, 2019 5:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Law enforcement officials working to bolster safety on roadways ahead of the holiday season say impaired drivers remain a contributing factor in more than half of all fatal traffic crashes in Nevada. The Nevada Department of Public Safety says 55.4 percent of the 893 total fatal crashes in...

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

Nov. 12, 2019 4:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment. Tuesday's ruling in U.S. District Court came in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil...

Federal court rules warrantless searches of international travelers' electronics at airports are unconstitutional

Nov. 12, 2019 4:42 PM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Federal court rules warrantless searches of international travelers' electronics at airports are unconstitutional.

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

Nov. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly describes the appeal of the Lauren empire. Kanye West says he was seeking a way to stand out early in his...

Meet one of the state's more than 10,000 'super commuters'

Nov. 12, 2019 12:45 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Six days a week, Ricarte Burgos wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to drive halfway across Massachusetts to get to work. Fortunately, the 40-year-old Springfield resident narrowly avoids the morning traffic jam along the Massachusetts Turnpike at that hour. But the journey carries with it...

Burial site put into Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

Nov. 12, 2019 12:08 PM EST

UXBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Members of the town's Historical Commission received word last week that the Mrs. Nancy Adams Burial Site, marking the resting ground of a woman who escaped slavery three times and is linked to the region's rich involvement with the Underground Railroad, was accepted by the National...

Germany's Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration in dispute

Nov. 12, 2019 11:35 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it has agreed to enter arbitration with a union representing cabin crew workers, averting the possibility of more strikes for the time being. Lufthansa said Tuesday in a joint statement with the UFO union that recent talks between the two sides had...

Paella for one: Barcelona dazzles when you're traveling solo

Nov. 12, 2019 10:49 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — They were on girls' trips, guys' trips, family vacations and honeymoons. They were on the train, sharing massive platters of seafood paella and packed into Anton Gaudí's mind-bending architectural jewels. And then there was me. The solo female traveler in Barcelona. If you're...

Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded lagoon city

Nov. 12, 2019 9:27 AM EST

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tourists and Venetians alike donned high boots and took to strategically placed raised walkways on Tuesday to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city. Venice's tide forecast office said the water level peaked at 1.27 meters (about 4 feet 3 inches) Tuesday...

Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought

Nov. 12, 2019 9:12 AM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe's parks agency said on Tuesday, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion. Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo said at least 200 elephants have died...