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Parky Fonda, left, and Peter Fonda arrive at the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Opening Night Gala "The Sound Of Music" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Los Angeles. (AP) (Associated Press)

Peter Fonda, Julie Andrews honored at TCM festival in Hollywood

For four days “Movie-topia” descended on Hollywood Boulevard as thousands of vintage film fans flocked to the TCM Classic Film Festival. Buffs came to see timeless Tinseltown pictures on the big screen and cinema superstars’ personal appearances at the sixth annual filmfest presented by Turner Classic Movies, the cable TV channel devoted to commercial-free oldies but goodies of the silver screen.

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In this Tuesday, March 24, 2015 photo, Jordanian royal desert forces stand guard in front of Al Khazneh, Arabic for the Treasury, the most dramatic of many facades carved into the mountains, in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. It's high season in Petra, the ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building where scenes of one of the "Indiana Jones" movies were filmed. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

- Associated Press

It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building where scenes of one of the "Indiana Jones" movies were filmed.

Australia mandates at least 2 people stay in cockpits

- Associated Press

Australia on Monday responded to the Germanwings air disaster by mandating that at least two crew members be present at all times in cockpits of larger domestic and international airliners.

New Cane Hill museum takes residents back in time

- Associated Press

The line of people was quiet as they stepped over the threshold of the new Historic Cane Hill Museum for the first time to see histories and memories on display.

Former Alexandrian reflects on stint as Ebola nurse

- Associated Press

Paul Nordstrom's move from Alexandria to San Diego led to widespread acclaim as an Ebola fighter in West Africa, meetings with dignitaries and a phone call from President Barack Obama.

Fernando Fonseca 13, of Hico, was born with spina bifida. His goal is to participate in track and field. He did play some football this year. (AP Photo/Temple Daily Telegram, Josh Quinn)

True grit: Spina bifida can't keep this kid down

- Associated Press

Fernando Fonseca, 13, has the video on his phone of his two-point conversion play taken during last fall's Hico vs. Goldthwaite seventh-grade football game and he's more than happy to share it with anyone who's interested in watching.

Nurse helps sexual assault survivors heal, move on

- Associated Press

Linda Walther has been a registered nurse for four decades, but it's in the past eight years that she's found her calling: working with survivors of sexual assault.

Tioga airport adds aero center for aviation services

- Associated Press

A welcome mat has been laid at the Tioga Airport. A gradual startup led to Tioga Aero Center becoming established in January as a fixed-base operator providing aviation services at the airport.

AP Exclusive: California leaders routinely use private email

- Associated Press

Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it's not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure.