BOSTON - With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of vi

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - In a sure sign of spring, and a perk to those living in Alaska, the only road into Denali National Park and Preserve was opened Friday to Mile 30.

Officials say weather permitting


BUFFALO, N.Y. - Battle re-enactments, tours, exhibits and other events are set for this year's commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

The U.S.

MASON, Ohio - Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.

The "Banshee" is making its debut Fri

KATMANDU, Nepal - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest

ST. PAUL, Minn.

HALIFAX - A new program at Halifax Stanfield International Airport will give local entrepreneurs a chance to put their wares in front of the travelling public.

Participants will occupy a kiosk in the

RAMALLAH, Palestine - This bustling centre of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

Since a major round of Is

WASHINGTON - When abstract expressionism was all the rage in American art in the mid-20th century, many artists thought portraits were dead.

But some well-known artists kept portraits alive by reinve