• Correction: Mormons-History story

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about a renovated Mormon history museum, The Associated Press reported erroneously the description of a special theater inside. The theater has a 220-degree screen, not 220 seats.

  • In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 photo, tourists take photos of the Potala Palace beneath a security camera in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Top-down development has poured more than $100 million dollars into the region since 1952, but critics say that Beijing’s obsession with social stability also has led to widespread human right abuses. (AP Photo/Aritz Parra)

    China micromanages Tibet, floods it with money to woo locals

    LHASA, China (AP) — Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.

  • Russia lacks hotels for 2018 World Cup, minister says

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says a lack of hotel accommodation for teams and officials is a major problem facing 2018 World Cup organizers.

  • Correction: Georgia-Aquarium-Belugas story

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about the Georgia Aquarium losing a legal fight over beluga whales, The Associated Press, relying on court filings and a judge’s ruling, reported erroneously that some of the whales the aquarium was trying to import from Russia would be loaned to SeaWorld facilities in Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego. SeaWorld says it was originally part of the application but had since told the Georgia Aquarium that it no longer wanted to take any of the whales.

  • In this Sept. 24, 2015 photo, consultant Jonathan Hunt checks seedlings growing in the new marijuana growing facility on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in Flandreau, S.D. The project, according to the tribe, could generate up to $2 million a month in profit. The first joints are expected to go on sale Dec. 31 at a New Year’s Eve party. (AP Photo/Jay Pickthorn)

    South Dakota tribe to open nation’s 1st marijuana resort

    FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.