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A vessel cruises in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska.  (Eric Althoff/The Washington Times)

Encounters with the rivers of ice in Glacier Bay, Alaska

- The Washington Times

The Inside Passage is, arguably, Alaska’s crown jewel. For in the southeast of the Last Frontier, the evidence of glacial carving and manipulating of the Alaskan landscape is most in evidence, with the 500 miles of waterway between the entrance at Ketchican and its abrupt terminus at Glacier Bay National Park — a declaration of the slow yet inexorable flow of the forces of nature.

This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Transport for London says it won't renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber to lose its license to operate in London

- Associated Press

Uber’s license to operate in London won’t be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture.

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People wait in line for gas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico while the Trump administration sought to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of it efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Maria empties Carolina coast; millions suffer in Puerto Rico

- Associated Press

Thousands of visitors abandoned their beach vacations and evacuated North Carolina's Outer Banks on Tuesday as a weakening Hurricane Maria moved northward in the Atlantic, churning up surf and possible flooding.

Balinese man watches Mount Agung volcano almost covered with clouds as he stands at a temple in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. An increasing frequency of tremors from the volcano indicates magma is continuing to move toward the surface and an eruption is possible, a disaster agency official said Tuesday. Tourists are cutting short their stay to the island, where an eruption would force the airport to close and strand thousands. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Fears of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus of 75,000

- Associated Press

Warnings that a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali will erupt have sparked an exodus of more than 75,000 people that is likely to continue to swell, the country's disaster agency said Tuesday.

Horse Park museum hosting cemetery tours

Associated Press

The Kentucky Horse Park's International Museum of the Horse is bringing back an October event that includes a hay ride and cemetery tour.

Philadelphia honors black activist with City Hall statue

- Associated Press

Nearly 150 years after he was killed on the streets of his adopted hometown, Octavius Valentine Catto was honored by a crowd of hundreds gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the unveiling of a statue in his honor.