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This Oct. 22, 2014 photo shows a mummy at the Walters Museum of Art in Baltimore. The museum collection was amassed by a father and son, and is known for its antiquities among other things. The mummy was determined to contain the body of a 60-year-old woman and is referred to as Mery _ pronounced Mary. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

- Associated Press

Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned “The Raven,” along with some other fun things to do - including not one but two major museums that offer free admission.

Elmo (AP Photo/Victoria Will)

Kids travel with Elmo, Big Bird inside mobile planetarium

- Associated Press

Preschoolers from Lincoln Head Start, Ella White Head Start and Alpena Childcare classrooms joined Elmo, Big Bird and Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street, while they explored the night sky in a mobile planetarium show created by Sesame Workshop called “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure.”

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble performs as the audience gathers for the opening ceremonies of the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, S.C. Tourism leaders met in Charleston from Oct. 14, 2014 through Oct. 16, 2014 for a meeting of the Southeast Tourism Society. The group said that congressional reauthorization of Brand USA, a program to attract foreign visitors, and fixing the highway infrastructure are key issues in the 12-state region where tourism pumps $210 billion annually into the economy. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File)

Travel mag rates Charleston No. 2 in world

Associated Press

Charleston has been ranked the No. 2 travel destination in the world by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine - second only to Florence, Italy.

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AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, 12:30 am Update, NY

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In this Nov. 6, 2013 photo, North Korean farmers line up with wagons to load cabbage at a field north east from the capital Pyongyang during cabbage harvesting season across North Korea. A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of April 2014,  no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs.(AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

- Associated Press

The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.

FILE - This March 25, 2004, image shows workers with Art Reach Services installing the "Sodbuster, San Isidro" sculpture by University of Houston art professor Luis Jimenez in front to the Fine Arts Building at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. New Mexico preservation officials are pushing for the home and studios of Jimenez to be added to the National Register of Historic Properties. Jimenez, a successful but often controversial sculptor whose work has been displayed at the Smithsonian and the Museum of Modern Art, died in 2006. (AP Photo/Thomas Shea, University of Houston)

New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognized

- Associated Press

Artist Luis Jimenez is credited with helping transform the definition of public art in the U.S. with his larger-than-life, debate-provoking fiberglass sculptures.

Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum

- Associated Press

Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects.

FILE - This Jan. 12, 2010, file photo shows the burial site of Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body

- Associated Press

Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.

AP-TX--Texas News Digest 5 pm, TX

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Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Texas. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100 or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email aptexas@ap.org. Terry Wallace is on the desk.

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

- Associated Press

A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.

In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, Chaim Soutine's painting "The Little Pastry Chef" hangs on display during a preview of the High Museum's new exhibit, "Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection," in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Exhibition at Atlanta's High features Cezanne

- Associated Press

An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition of the pieces as an adventure.

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 photo, Italian plastic surgeon Roberto Viel gives Italian Irina Tzoneva, a 41-year-old restaurant manager, a treatment at London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

- Associated Press

Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.

FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a United Airlines jet departs Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar

- Associated Press

Saving a nickel or a dime per gallon might not seem like much to the average motorist, but for airlines that burn hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel every month, it adds up quickly.

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 1975, file photo, singer-songwriter Marvin Gaye, left, sits with United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, right, and Shirley Temple Black, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, at the United Nations. Gaye is donating proceeds from his Sunday performance "Salute to the U.N." to UNESCO for an African literacy campaign. Temple, who died at her home near San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at 85, sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later. (AP Photo/File)

Clarksdale on short list for museum

- Associated Press

The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame is considering Clarksdale as a possible location for a permanent home.

People visit the Great Temple of Ramses II, to observe the sun to send a beam of light into the ancient temple's dark inner chamber for over ten minutes in Abu Simbel, 870 kilometers (540 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Hundreds of people visited the temple to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Zayed)

Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

- Associated Press

Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year.

The fossilized bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex, center, are displayed for the media during a ceremony at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a more than 2,000-mile journey from Montana.  For the first time since its dinosaur hall opened in 1911, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will have a nearly complete T. rex skeleton. FedEx is delivering the dinosaur bones in a truck carrying 16 carefully packed crates.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A mammoth, but careful restoration at Smithsonian

- Associated Press

There are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice Age hall in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.