A sparkling showcase for Russia’s aristocratic past

The palaces and churches of the city of St. Petersburg have been restored, making it the most tourist-worthy, and accessible, Russian city

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Latest on severe weather: Injuries reported in Oklahoma

11:15 p.m. A spokeswoman for a paramedic service in the Oklahoma City area says the company has transported 12 patients from a trailer park that was damaged by severe weather to local hospitals. Lara O'Leary with Emergency Medical Services Authority said Wednesday night that she had no further details about the extent of the patients'...

Tips on visiting Milan Expo 2015

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Airline trade group wants more uniform rules on child seats

PARIS (AP) — So you're headed off to a foreign destination with your family, hauling a car seat or similar device for your infant to occupy for the hours-long flight. But once abroad, the corresponding airline says the device isn't authorized in that country and must be checked, making for a frustrating connection. The airline...

Woman known for trying to sneak on planes jailed in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of trying to sneak onto planes without a ticket has been arrested twice in recent days at both of Chicago's international airports after being spotted loitering in terminal areas, police said Wednesday. Marilyn Hartman, 63, was arrested April 24 after she was seen lingering in a restricted...

Obama administration approves first ferry service to Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year. Baja Ferries, which operates passenger service...