• In this Saturday, June 18, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks by the Sentinel Bridge in the Yosemite Valley in front of Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in the park, at Yosemite National Park, Calif. In a new project with National Geographic, Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality, in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. The 11-minute VR video, narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of America’s national parks and one part warning of the threat posed by climate change. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.

    Updated: 10:54 am

  • In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 photo, James Cawley sits in the captains chair while talking about his replica of the starship Enterprise from the original "Star Trek" series during the Trekonderoga festival in Ticonderoga, N.Y. Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series “Star Trek” have become a tourist attraction in upstate New York. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Fan-made ‘Star Trek’ sets become tourist attraction in NY

    TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it’s being invaded by tourists.

    Updated: 7:30 am

  • Canada's Brooke Henderson tees off on the 15th hole during the pro-am at the LPGA Canadian Open golf tournament in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Ko, Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

    PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Brooke Henderson is the face of Canadian golf. Lydia Ko is a big hit, too — and every bit as comfortable.

  • Correction: Water Park-Fatality-Regulation story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about the regulation in Kansas for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported that South Dakota was among the states that have no laws regulating the industry. South Dakota passed a law requiring inspections in 2014.

  • In this Aug. 12, 2016 photo, posters advertising an upcoming Rat Pack tribute show is shown at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas. Although Frank Sinatra's presence in Sin City has faded, fans can still locate pieces of his Las Vegas legacy with a little homework and a desire to look beyond popular, contemporary tourist attractions. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    The memory of all that: Can you still find Sinatra in Vegas?

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Popular Frank Sinatra tunes in Las Vegas hotel lobbies have been replaced by the likes of Sia and Rihanna. The final tower of the famed Riviera Hotel and Casino has fallen, and the Sands Hotel and Casino is long gone. A tribute show to the Rat Pack draws mainly retirees.

  • In this Aug. 15, 2016 photo, photographer Andrew George, right, poses with Nelly Gutierrez, who is featured in George's exhibit, "Right, Before I Die," at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. The exhibit, which features portraits of people facing serious illnesses, will run until Sept. 30.  (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    LA art exhibition look at dying through words, photos

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four years ago photographer Andrew George approached the medical director of a Los Angeles hospital with an unusual request: He wanted to meet and take photographs of people about to die.

  • In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Sean "Diddy" Combs presents the award for best collaboration of the year at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Combs will be kicking off his tour later than expected after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury. The rapper and business mogul announced Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, that his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour will now begin Sept. 1 in Chicago to give him more time to recover from surgery. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    ‘Diddy’ delays tour to recover from shoulder surgery

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs will be kicking off his tour later than expected after undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 photo, lava from Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, flows into the ocean as seen from a boat operated by Lava Ocean Tours off the coast of Volcanoes National Park near Kalapana, Hawaii. The current lava flow erupted from a vent on the volcano in May and made its way to the sea in late July. Visitors can hike about 10 miles round trip to see the lava flow, or take a boat or helicopter tour to see the flow. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

    Lava from Hawaii volcano cascades into sea in vivid display

    HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean, where it’s creating new land and putting on a crackling, hissing, fire-spitting show.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, photograph, Jenna Galgano successfully grabs a stuffed toy animal while playing a claw machine game at an arcade in Atlantic City, N.J. The game is an arcade and amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. New Jersey state Sen. Nicholas Scutari feels that claw machines target young children who think they can easily snatch a big prize. He's proposed legislation that calls for more oversight of the claw game, which is regulated by the state's Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, which oversees the amusement industry. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Retracting the claw game: Lawmaker targets arcade favorite

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. But how often does anyone really win at the claw machine?