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Group offers October tours of historic Detroit cemeteries

Oct. 03, 2021 09:38 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Just in time for the haunting month: Detroit cemetery tours. After a year off because of COVID-19, Preservation Detroit is offering afternoon walking tours of the art and architecture found in the city's final resting places. The...

Uncertain season ahead for Michigan Capitol tour service

Sep. 19, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When a child looks up at the inner dome of the Michigan State Capitol’s rotunda into the oculus showing an ever-starry sky, Capitol Education Director Matt VanAcker knows to expect at least one good “wow” to echo throughout the chamber. ...

The Latest: More U.S. first responders are dying of COVID-19

Sep. 06, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

UNDATED -- The resurgence of COVID-19 this summer and the national debate over vaccine requirements have created a fraught situation for the United States' first responders, who are dying in larger numbers but pushing back against mandates. It’s a stark contrast from...

The Latest: Israel soon allowing some tour groups to visit

Sep. 05, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

JERUSALEM -- Israel says it will soon reopen its gates to foreign tour groups -- even as it battles one of the world’s highest rates of coronavirus infections. The country’s Tourism Ministry on Sunday said it will begin allowing organized tour groups into the country...

Oregon man dies after fall during river trip in Grand Canyon

Aug. 30, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The body of an Oregon man who fell inside Grand Canyon National Park has been recovered. Park officials said 48-year-old David Colburn, of Tygh Valley, fell 50 feet (15 meters) Saturday afternoon while hiking in the Deer Creek...

Anne Frank Center to open at University of South Carolina

Aug. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Anne Frank Center is opening at the University of South Carolina, which will be the first museum in North America and the fourth in the world where visitors can walk through the famed story of the teenage Holocaust victim. “The Anne Frank...