ON THE LOWER CONNECTICUT RIVER, Conn. - The first swallows appear at sunset, inky flecks in a dusky pink sky. A cloud of birds forms, then another and another.


RENO, Nev.


AUGUSTA, Maine - As summer winds down, Maine conservation officials say they're expecting a vibrant fall foliage season.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and the Maine O

SEATTLE - Following a nationwide directive, Washington state's largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones.

Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum last week appro

PROVO, Utah - Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort has announced plans to add one of the longest zip line tours in the country.

Resort officials say construction is scheduled to begin in September on the

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.

The Mardi Gras-themed casino shut down Sunday after 27 years on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.


MIAMI - Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.

The National Hurrican