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In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 photo, cyclists pass the Niskayuna Train Station as they bike on the Canalway Trail in Niskayuna, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a a 750-mile paved biking and hiking Empire State Trail, of which the Canalway Trail would be part of. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: We want the largest multi-use trail in the nation

- Associated Press

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to complete and connect two greenway trails crisscrossing the state from Manhattan to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo to create a 750-mile paved biking and hiking route that will be marketed as a national tourist destination.

In this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, photo, the sun sets behind a McDonald's in Ebensburg, Pa. Starbucks and McDonalds told The Associated Press on July 18, 2016, that they're in the process of implementing technology to filter pornography from Wi-Fi connections at their stores. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Philippines blocks child-porn websites

Catholic News Agency

The Philippines government has blocked several commonly accessed pornography websites, on both desktop and portable devices, citing child pornography laws.

At Lake Austin Spa Resort, the days melt by in massage after massage, and weight melts off in effortless hours spent hiking, practicing yoga, meditating, socializing, learning great life skills and finding your center.

12 destinations for your 2017 bucket list

Per Chance to Dream. If dreams, as Freud noted, are the primary pathways to the subconscious, a dream-worthy travel bucket list is a good way to start the journey of fulfillment in becoming a whole and knowing person. A great plan for 2017 might be to get a start on that lofty aim with these amazing travel concepts that will take you to the bottom of Argentina to the eerie night skies of Lapland.

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This undated photo provided by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, shows an Installation view of "By the People: Designing a Better America." (Matt Flynn/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum via AP)

Design show features projects meant to lift communities

- Associated Press

"By the People: Designing a Better America" is not your typical design show. There is no posh furniture, and any glitz comes intertwined with grit. The show is a paean to local ingenuity and "can do" spirit.

Bill seeks more transparency from Hawaii tourism agency

Associated Press

State lawmakers are considering legislation aimed at making the Hawaii Tourism Authority more transparent following concerns about how the agency spends tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to market the islands.

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths poses for a photo at the Dubai Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Griffiths said Tuesday that Dubai remains home to the world's busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016. However, the figures released by Dubai International Airport fall short of an estimate of 85 million passengers authorities had hoped to have. They hope to have 89 million passengers in 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

CEO of Dubai airport offers to help Trump, US improve hubs

- Associated Press

Dubai International Airport would welcome a call from the Trump administration on ways to improve American airports, the CEO of the Mideast hub said on Tuesday as it retained the title of the world's busiest for international travel.

In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, photo, Damage from a recent storm is shown in this photo provided by Maui Electric Company on the island of Lanai, Hawaii. The entire island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday, after strong winds snapped and damaged utility poles over the weekend. (Maui Electric Company via AP)

Crews restore power to most of Hawaii's Lanai Island

- Associated Press

Crews restored power to most of the residents of Hawaii's Lanai Island early Tuesday, but people living in one small town remain without electricity, Maui Electric Co. said.