Leisure travel

In this March 12, 2018, photo, foreign tourists sunbathe at a beach on Boracay island, central Aklan province, Philippines. Philippine officials say the president has approved the closure of Boracay island, the country's most famous beach resort, for up to six months after he said it has turned into a "cesspool." (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 05, 2018 - 12:39 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the closure of the tourist destination of Boracay for up to six months after saying the waters off its famed white-sand beaches had become a "cesspool" due to overcrowding and development. Duterte approved the total...
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In this March 12, 2018, photo, foreign tourists sunbathe at a beach on Boracay island, central Aklan province, Philippines. Philippine officials say the president has approved the closure of Boracay island, the country's most famous beach resort, for up to six months after he said it has turned into a "cesspool." (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 05, 2018 - 12:20 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the closure of the tourist destination of Boracay for up to six months after saying the waters off its famed white-sand beaches had become a "cesspool" due to overcrowding and development. Tourism undersecretary Frederecik...
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Commuters arrive at Saint-Lazare train station in Paris, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in the first of a series of strikes that are set to last three months. A major French railway strike has brought the country's famed high-speed trains to a halt, leaving passengers stranded and posing the biggest test so far for President Emmanuel Macron's economic strategy. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 04, 2018 - 7:40 am
PARIS (AP) — French commuters squeezed into scarce trains Wednesday while tourists rearranged travel plans as one of the world's most-traveled rail networks endured a second consecutive day of strike action. Rail unions and President Emmanuel Macron's government are holding firm so far in a battle...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 2:12 pm
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which helped end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which help end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
A museum in a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico, recently announced that it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by...
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Former Attorney General Eric Holder, second from right, poses for pictures before speaking at the Peabody Hotel Monday, April 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. Holder's speech is part of the University of Memphis Law Symposium in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 02, 2018 - 7:56 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. The remark was one of two thinly veiled...
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April 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support free events, interactive exhibit...
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April 01, 2018 - 3:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame says it will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support various programming such as free...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2011, file photo, Seattle Storm's Katie Smith, left, looks for an outlet against Washington Mystics' Karima Christmas (13) during the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Washington. Smith is among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, the Hall of Fame announced Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 01, 2018 - 11:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Katie Smith has been running around the women's Final Four all weekend, serving as the unofficial hostess of the sport's biggest event. There were awards to hand out, courts to dedicate and parties to attend. So the best women's basketball player from Ohio in history decided...
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