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No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up in New York City

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:28:02 GMT2017-04-27T20:28:02Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- In a park amid Manhattan skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork....

Train delays likely this summer over work at Penn Station

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:51:16 GMT2017-04-27T17:51:16Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Rail travelers who have endured major disruptions recently at the nation's busiest rail station are likely to see more delays this summer because New York's Penn Station is in dire need of repair work, Amtrak officials said Thursday....

NY state schedules events to mark Erie Canal bicentennial

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:10:08 GMT2017-04-27T04:10:08Z

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is planning to commemorate this year's 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Erie Canal with a series of major events along the waterway....

NYC, Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:02:42 GMT2017-04-27T14:02:42Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Metropolitan Museum of New York and the city government are weighing charging admission for the first time in the museum's nearly 125-year history....

Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:55:32 GMT2017-04-27T07:55:32Z

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- President Donald Trump's call to review 24 national monuments established by three former presidents puts in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias, deep, canyons and oceans habitats where seals, whales and sea turtles roam....

Surprise! Johnny Depp appears as Jack Sparrow on Disney ride

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:32:59 GMT2017-04-27T12:32:59Z

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself....

US beach money forces town to give more parking near coast

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:36:14 GMT2017-04-27T17:36:14Z

MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) -- One of the biggest obstacles to public beach access in New Jersey may be coming to an end....

Myanmar bird's eye view: Bagan's Buddhist temples by balloon

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:24:17 GMT2017-04-26T14:24:17Z

BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) -- The moment of takeoff was silent, and mesmerizing....