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Pokemon Go players stumble on hidden history

- Associated Press

Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the Pokemon Go trail.

The Crystal Serenity will carry 1,070 passengers and 655 crew members through the Northwest Passage, a voyage made possible by the loss of Arctic ice cover. It has taken years for planners to work out the logistics for the 32-day expedition from Seward, Alaska, to New York City. (Crystal Cruises)

Northwest Passage luxury cruise promises adventure, risk

- The Washington Times

Crystal Cruises can’t promise its passengers that they will see a polar bear — but in addition to the standard shuffleboard, open buffets and Zumba classes, the company does promise its passengers an opportunity to venture where no luxury cruise liner has gone before.

Dana Zzyym, of Fort Collins, Colo., talks about the arguments in a hearing on Zzyym's lawsuit requiring people to pick a gender to get a passport outside the U.S. Federal Courthouse early Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Denver. Zzyym, who was born with ambiguous sex characteristics, claims that requiring people to designate their sex to get a passport is discriminatory. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Federal judge urges settlement in passport gender case

- Associated Press

A Navy veteran from Colorado who does not identify as male or female is pushing the U.S. government to allow for a third gender option or get rid of gender designators altogether on passports, highlighting the argument that forms on the state and federal level have been slow to include other identities even as gender becomes less defined.

Watermelon salad with summer tomato, feta, red onion and chervil from the Seasons 52 restaurant. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

Enjoy the tastes of summer at Seasons 52

Seasons 52, with more than 40 restaurants nationwide, including Tysons Corner, Bethesda and Columbia, selects only the top seasonal fruits and vegetables to build its unique summertime selection.

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French police officers stand guard in front of the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray's city hall, Normandy, France, after an attack on a church that left a priest dead, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Air France warns of drop in travel to France after attacks

Associated Press

Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.

Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter

- Associated Press

A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe.

Sushi restaurant worker among 93 Hawaii hepatitis A cases

- Associated Press

A Hawaii outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including an infected sushi restaurant worker who might have exposed diners, the state's Department of Health said Tuesday.

Yuma's long-running Lettuce Days cancelled

- Associated Press

Yuma's Lettuce Days, the annual event that draws thousands of people and was once named best food festival in Arizona, has been cancelled.

Madden, Levy chosen as Hall of Fame presenters

Associated Press

Pro Football Hall of Fame coaches John Madden and Marv Levy are among the presenters chosen to welcome the eight-person Class of 2016 at the induction ceremonies on Aug. 6 in Canton, Ohio.

Curator Galit Bennett-Dahan talks about a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy on display in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy who was burdened with some modern-day afflictions like osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions

- Associated Press

Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday.