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This two-pictures combo shows Tverskaya zastava square in downtown Moscow photographed in October 1917, left, and in October 2017, right. In this left photo, taken in Oct. 1917, people queue to buy food in a store, in downtown Moscow, Russia. In this right photo, taken on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, people walk in a street past Tverskaya hotel in downtown Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, Russian State Documentary Film and Photo Archive via AP)
November 03, 2017 - 1:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — With its high, thick walls and spiky towers, Moscow's Kremlin may seem like the epitome of an unassailable fortress. The Bolsheviks thought differently. When word reached Moscow that the Bolsheviks had seized power in 1917, revolutionary troops began an assault on the Kremlin. The...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 photo a car is connected to a charging station for electric vehicles in Hamburg, Germany. Major automakers say their joint European electric car recharging network will open its first stations this year in Germany, Austria and Norway in what the companies hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered cars. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 9:04 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles. BMW, Daimler, Ford and the...
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November 03, 2017 - 7:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — City officials say the return of Philadelphia's iconic "LOVE" statue will take a few more months. The city Parks & Recreation department announced Thursday the Robert Indiana sculpture is still being restored. The sculpture was on display at a plaza next to City Hall while...
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In this image taken Aug. 7, 2017, and provided by Arizona State University, members of Arizona State’s men’s basketball team pose outside of FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. College basketball teams are allowed foreign trips once every four years and the Sun Devils went to Rome and Barcelona during a nine-day trip. (Arizona State University via AP)
November 03, 2017 - 3:39 am
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Wisconsin's players hung out with koalas and kangaroos, learned the Haka dance, milked a cow and played a prank on former walk-on forward Aaron Moesch to reveal he would be on scholarship this season. While Down Under, the Badgers also played five games, had 10 extra practices...
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November 03, 2017 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The peaks of the Sierra Nevada might be dusted with up to 2 feet of snow as storms pass through Northern California. National park officials have already closed a mountain pass that runs through Yosemite National Park in anticipation of trouble. The National Park Service says...
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This April 7, 2015. photo provided by Tom Bean shows Renae Yellowhorse, a spokesperson for Save the Confluence, at Confluence Overlook on the East Rim of the Grand Canyon on Navajo Nation west of The Gap, Ariz., The plan for an aerial tram by the Navajo government is drawing opposition from the National Park Service, environmental groups and even some traditional Navajo herdsmen in the area. (Tom Bean via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 5:29 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Lawmakers on the country's largest American Indian reservation have shot down a measure to build an aerial tram to take visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon, with stores, hotels and restaurants above on the East Rim. The chances of moving forward with the...
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This June 18, 2017, photo provided by Nils Ribi Photography shows the Milky Way over the Smoky Mountains near Ketchum, Idaho. The International Dark-Sky Association on Tuesday, Oct. 31 designated the central Idaho city of Ketchum an International Dark Sky Community, only the 16th in the world. (Nils Ribi Photography via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 2:36 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The stars are aligning for Idaho — mainly because they're visible. The International Dark-Sky Association this week named the central Idaho city of Ketchum an International Dark Sky Community, only the 16th in the world, after years of efforts to limit excess artificial light...
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The adult's bedroom with cat and newspaper all made of Lego bricks inside the new Lego sleepover house teamed up with Airbnb, in Billund, Denmark, in this photo dated Sept. 8, 2017. Those who want to join Lego’s private sleepover must enter a competition and describe what they would build if they had an infinite supply of Lego bricks, then the winner will get the chance to create their entry under expert supervision, as part of their stay at the Lego House. (AP Photo/James Brooks)
November 02, 2017 - 6:32 am
BILLUND, Denmark (AP) — Lego is having a sleepover at its newly-opened Lego House in Denmark. The Danish toy company has teamed up with Airbnb to allow one family to stay the night at its new attraction — a 12,000 square-meter (129,167 square-foot) building filled with 25 million colorful plastic...
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November 02, 2017 - 4:57 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — It's unclear how a California couple and their two daughters escaped from pirates who attacked their boat in the Amazon River delta area. Officials say the Harteaus were headed to Breves when gunmen boarded the boat they were on and forced it to go the city of Porto dos Dias. The...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 8:27 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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