• News

    Fyer Fest fiasco: Bahamas party becomes huge disappointment

    The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism expressed its deep disappointment in how a music, art and culture festival imploded, leaving hundreds stranded and angry.Tourism officials said in a statement that organizers of the Fyre Festival assured them that...

    By Tamara Lush, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Maroon 5, Usher, Alabama Shakes headline Jazz Fest Day 2

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enters its second day with performances by Maroon 5, Usher and Alabama Shakes.Maroon 5, which last performed at Jazz Fest in 2013, will close out the Acura Stage on Saturday. The band...

    Associated Press|

  • Business

    Dole settles suits over listeria outbreak blamed for death

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) Court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio.The Springfield News-Sun reports...


  • Business

    Farms' thirst for water roils Wisconsin's central sands

    TOWN OF OASIS, Wis. (AP) Lake property owners and farmers in Wisconsin are clashing over a proliferation of high-capacity wells.It's a fight no one expected to see in Wisconsin, where water has always been taken for granted. But farmers and...

    By Todd Richmond, Associated Press|

  • News

    Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the canyon during a family trip.Jackson...


  • Entertainment

    Alison Wonderland, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy Carnival

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June.Organizers on Friday released the lineup for the three-day music...


  • News

    Syrian man who sued over travel bans brings family to US

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) An attorney for a Syrian man living in Wisconsin who sued over President Donald Trump's travel bans said Friday that the man has been reunited with his wife and young daughter after three years.Attorney Vincent Levy told The...

    By Cara Lombardo, Associated Press|

  • Accidents and disasters

    Giants: Bumgarner suffered AC sprain, out 3 months

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break following injuries sustained in a dirt-biking accident.The 27-year-old suffered a Grade 2 AC joint sprain in the April 20...

    By Gideon Rubin, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Authorities say body found on Friday is likely of hiker from Tennessee who went missing with his step-grandmother

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) Authorities say body found on Friday is likely of hiker from Tennessee who went missing with his step-grandmother.


  • Business

    California seeks control of unruly medical pot industry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) California is trying to get control of its unruly medical marijuana industry.State regulators released draft regulations Friday intended to impose order on the loosely organized marketplace created over two decades ago.The...

    By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press|

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