Tag: Recreation and leisure

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

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SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe jumped a highway, prompting more evacuation orders and the cancellation of an extreme...

Nightclubs elated, but doubts cloud England’s ‘Freedom Day’

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LONDON — Sparkling wine, confetti, a midnight countdown: It’s not New Year’s Eve, but it might as well be for England’s clubbers. After 17...

Indiana Dunes collecting visitors’ ideas for new services

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CHESTERTON, Ind. — Officials at Indiana Dunes National Park want to hear from visitors as they develop a strategy to add services at the...

Final parade: Ex-Gov. Edwards carried to funeral site

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Bagpipes played as an honor guard carried the flag-draped casket bearing the body of former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards down...

Russia to unveil new fighter jet at Moscow’s air show

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MOSCOW — Russian aircraft makers say they will present a prospective new fighter jet at a Moscow air show that opens next week. ...

GOP governor’s vaccination tour reveals depths of distrust

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TEXARKANA, Ark. — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn't change many minds either....

Protests over transgender rights at LA spa turn violent

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Police declared an unlawful assembly and fired non-lethal projectiles to disperse an unruly crowd on Saturday after a dueling protest over transgender rights at...

DHS: Florida boaters risk fines, prison by going to Cuba

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MIAMI — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning organizers planning to launch a flotilla next week from South Florida to waters near...

USC, San Diego State highlight Wooden Legacy matchups

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Saint Joseph’s will play Southern California and Georgetown will take on San Diego State in the Wooden Legacy on Thanksgiving weekend. ...

Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest — the Tongass National...