• Correction: France-Michelin Mistake story

    BOURGES, France (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about a restaurant mistakenly given a Michelin star, The Associated Press misspelled its name. The restaurant’s name is “Le Bouche a Oreille,” and not “Le Bouche a Oreilles.”

  • Security breach at Kennedy Airport unnerves some travelers

    BOSTON (AP) — A breach that allowed 11 people to walk through an unattended security checkpoint lane at one of the nation’s busiest airports has some travelers scratching their heads about how this could happen even with the enhanced security measures put in place after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

  • DC-based for decades, Apollo 11 capsule to go on road trip

    CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — The Apollo 11 command module, which traveled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the moon and back in 1969, is going on a road trip, leaving the Smithsonian for the first time in more than four decades.

  • Oregon flyfishers want to ban jetboats from portion of river

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River.

  • Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrows

    SAO PAULO (AP) — The typical notion of Carnival in Brazil is that anything goes: no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribald. This year, some organizers of the world’s best known street party are saying: “Enough!” At least to the lyrics.

  • Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

    MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.

  • United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    DALLAS (AP) — American and United have started selling cheaper “basic economy” fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.

  • From restaurants to reefs: recycling discarded oyster shells

    ON LAKE ATHANASIO, La. (AP) — If you slurp oysters from the half-shell in New Orleans, you may be doing more than satisfying a culinary craving: You could be helping to construct reefs that environmental groups hope will save a bit of Louisiana’s coastline.

  • Avalanche in Arctic Norway tosses kids around, no injuries

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely.

  • Lincoln museum to showcase Cub-Cardinals rivalry

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum plans to unveil an exhibit chronicling the history of the rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.