Urban renewal

Supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad or World Hindu Council gather for a rally to demand the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, India, Sunday, Nov.25, 2018. Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in the northern Indian city renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was attacked and demolished in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence. Banner in Hindi reads, " No more requests, now it will be battle"(AP Photo)
November 25, 2018 - 8:20 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India on Sunday renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a 16th century mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu hard-liners in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence. The demonstrators chanted slogans...
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FILE - This Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 file photo shows Paramount Ranch, a frontier western town built as a movie set that appeared in countless movies and TV shows, after it was decimated by the Woolsey fire in Agoura Hills, Calif. Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of public lands popular with hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. The Woolsey fire has charred more than 83 percent of National Park Service land within the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreational Area. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 16, 2018 - 10:19 pm
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Standing amid the charred foundations and burned-out movie sets of Paramount Ranch, officials from the National Park Service said Friday that they plan to rebuild and reopen the site that holds decades of movie history and still hosts a steady stream of Hollywood...
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A man inspects the wreckage of vehicles inside a building at the tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, triggering a tsunami and mudslides that killed a large number of people and displaced tens of thousands of others. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
October 11, 2018 - 7:58 am
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The rebuilding of an Indonesian city shattered by an earthquake and tsunami will take two years, a disaster official said Thursday, as the search for victims buried in obliterated neighborhoods neared its end. The national disaster agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho,...
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July 27, 2018 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia will stop sharing real-time arrest data with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney announced Friday the city will not renew a contract with ICE that expires the end of August. Kenney says immigration officers have been using...
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July 14, 2018 - 11:38 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, tops Democrats are ratcheting up the pressure on Senate Republicans to return to Albany. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie say the Senate's Republican leaders should immediately reconvene to take up measures...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, the Gateway Arch is seen in St. Louis. A newly expanded museum underneath the Arch is set to be open on July 3 and is the final piece of a massive $380 million renovation of the grounds surrounding and entrance to the iconic monument. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
July 03, 2018 - 9:03 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The revitalized Gateway Arch National Park was dedicated Tuesday, the culmination of a $380 million public-private partnership that Missouri political leaders see as a template for the future of the national park system. Several hundred people stood in steamy heat for a ceremony in...
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July 03, 2018 - 12:22 am
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has paid a visit to Kingston to tout the Hudson River community's efforts to revitalize its downtown. The Democratic governor visited Kingston on Monday, announcing that six projects have been selected to benefit from $10 million in state...
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April 08, 2018 - 8:34 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will be at Harvard University to talk about rebuilding Michigan's biggest city. They're scheduled to speak on campus on Wednesday at a discussion titled "Invested in Detroit ." It's being hosted by the Harvard...
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April 08, 2018 - 1:17 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will be at Harvard University to talk about rebuilding Michigan's biggest city. They're scheduled to speak on campus Wednesday at a discussion titled "Invested in Detroit ." It's being hosted by the Harvard Kennedy...
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February 28, 2018 - 12:11 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren have come up with a 12-member panel that will oversee a proposed $50 million revitalization of the city's downtown. The fellow Democrats announced Tuesday that they've chosen a dozen community members to serve on the...
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