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June 24, 2018 - 10:42 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A teenager is being credited with coming to the aid of a blind and deaf man during a flight from Boston to Portland, Oregon. Clara Daly, of Calabasas, California, says she and her mother were traveling last week when the flight attendants asked if anyone knew American Sign Language...
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Visitors walk through an immersive underwater tunnel that features a coral reef ecosystem with sharks at the new shark exhibition at the New York Aquarium, Wednesday June 20, 2018, in New York. "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" exhibition, scheduled to open June 30, requires 500,000 gallons of water and will house more than 115 species with interactive presentations. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 24, 2018 - 10:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the "Jaws" music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit at the New York Aquarium. The exhibit called "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" marks a major step in the aquarium's recovery from the devastating impact of 2012's Superstorm Sandy. It will open on June 30 while work...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2018, file photo, U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Darrell Carver, based in North Carolina, touches a headstone at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France. France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
June 24, 2018 - 3:59 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end. Both sides of the Franco-Belgian border, where much of the fiercest fighting of World War...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2018, file photo, U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Darrell Carver, based in North Carolina, touches a headstone at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France. France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
June 24, 2018 - 2:58 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — France and Belgium are urging UNESCO to designate scores of their World War I memorials and cemeteries as World Heritage sites as the centennial remembrance of the 1914-1918 war nears its end. The Franco-Belgian border, where much of the fiercest fighting of World War I took place,...
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In this photo provided by the Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, the Alaska Air National Guard honor guard presents colors at a plaque dedication ceremony Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial plaque honors four Alaska National Guard members killed in April 1964 while conducting a humanitarian mission after the second most powerful earthquake ever destroyed the town. (David Lienemann/Office of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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This photo provided by Kenneth Ayers Jr. and taken in 1960 shows his father, Kenneth Ayers Sr., after a successful moose hunt in Alaska. The elder Ayers and three other Alaska Air National Guard members died in a plane crash following the 1964 earthquake. A memorial will be unveiled Saturday, June 23, 1964, honoring the four men killed in the crash when conducting a humanitarian mission following the devastating magnitude 9.2 earthquake which destroyed Valdez in March 1964. (Photo courtesy Kenneth Ayers Jr. via AP)
June 23, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...
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Traffic spirals up and down a section of Route 495 to the Lincoln Tunnel, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Weehauken, N.J. An estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project on a separate section of 495 will create "severe congestion" according to the state's Department of Transportation. The New York City skyline is in the background. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 23, 2018 - 11:00 am
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — An estimated two-and-a-half-year rehabilitation project figures to play havoc with the already congested approach to the Lincoln Tunnel into New York. New Jersey's Department of Transportation is shoring up the 80-year-old Route 495 viaduct and replacing the crumbling...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk speaks at an event marking a conservation agreement for a former mining site just north of the park in Jardine, Mont. Democrats are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain the reassignment of dozens of senior agency officials including Wenk. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
June 22, 2018 - 7:02 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats in Congress pressed U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday to explain the reassignments of dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who was offered an unwanted transfer and then told he'd be gone in August. A...
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June 22, 2018 - 10:38 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's dominant Aegean Airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft. Aegean chairman Eftychios Vassilakis said the company will be buying 30-42 planes in an investment necessary to expand...
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In this June 16, 2018 photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. In a statement Wednesday, June 20, American said it doesn't know whether any migrant children have been on its flights and doesn't want to profit from the current immigration policy of separating families. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
June 20, 2018 - 6:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration's recent policy of...
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