• Entertainment

    Chapel of Love lost to fire that ravaged city in Smokies

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) The wildfires that killed 14 people and tore through Gatlinburg also stole an iconic venue from this city at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains whose nickname is "the wedding capital of the South."All that remains of...

    By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Zoo: Malignant tumor removed from oldest zoo gorilla

    POWELL, Ohio (AP) Zoo officials say a mass removed from the oldest known gorilla living in a zoo was cancerous.A Columbus Zoo and Aquarium statement on Friday said a pathology report shows the mass surgically removed from under the arm of the...


  • News

    Trump campaign manager Conway to lead Christmas parade

    HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) Republican President-elect Donald Trump's campaign manager is returning to her native New Jersey to lead a holiday parade.Kellyanne Conway will be grand marshal of Saturday's Christmas parade in Hammonton, where Trump...


  • News

    Austin officials surprised by park condoms-in-trees campaign

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Austin health department workers hung bags of condoms and information about safe sex from trees at a park without informing their bosses or the local parks department, according to a newspaper report.The bags in Walnut...


  • Business

    ConAgra to finalize plea deal in tainted peanut butter case

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Food giant ConAgra faces a court hearing to finalize an $11.2 million settlement including the largest criminal fine ever in a U.S. food safety case to resolve federal charges in a salmonella outbreak that sickened...

    By Russ Bynum, Associated Press|

  • Lifestyle

    Correction: Lake Tahoe-Underwater Photos story

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) In a story Dec. 7 about Lake Tahoe, The Associated Press erroneously attached the wrong text to a story. The text has been replaced.A corrected version of the story is below:Underwater photographer captures clarity...


  • News

    Snow, freezing rain hits Northwest

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A wintry mix of snow, ice and rain continued Friday in much of the Northwest as ice was slow to thaw and new winter weather warnings were issued around the region.Seattleites woke up to rare winter powder Friday after an...

    By Steven Dubois And Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press|

  • News

    Pearl Harbor veteran honored with inflight hula, song

    HONOLULU (AP) A group of Hawaii musicians and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant provided special inflight entertainment to a Pearl Harbor survivor flying home from a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack.Flight attendant...

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher And Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Tongass National Forest plan moves to young-growth timber

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) Plans for managing the nation's largest national forest call for changes in timber harvests that one critic says will be "the demise of the timber industry as we know it right now."The Tongass National Forest released a...

    By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Story of Trump letting homeless woman live in hotel is false

    NEW YORK (AP) The Infowars website acknowledges its story about a homeless woman claiming Republican President-elect Donald Trump has allowed her to stay at his New York hotel free of charge for nine years is "unconfirmed."Infowars used a video...


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