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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

- Associated Press

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

Plan aims to protect largest grizzly population in lower 48

Associated Press

U.S. wildlife officials have released a recovery plan for an estimated 1,000 grizzly bears in Montana - the largest grizzly population in the lower 48 - as they lay the groundwork to potentially lift protections for the animals.

FAA makes more changes to departure routes from Sky Harbor

Associated Press

The Federal Aviation Administration is making more changes to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport departure routes under an agreement to provide aircraft noise relief to residents of historic neighborhoods.

FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, riders go down the water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A state inspection has found 11 alleged violations of regulations at the Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. The Kansas Department of Labor made an audit of the Schlitterbahn park in Kansas City public Tuesday, May 22, 2018, a day after issuing a notice to the park. The audit said safety signs in some park areas were not adequate, records were not available for review and some operating and training manuals were not complete. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Kansas water park: Rides won't open until issues resolved

- Associated Press

The operator of a Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a giant waterslide in 2016 is accusing the state of a "malicious effort" to "stir up unfounded fear," though it says park rides won't open for the season until issues raised in a recent state audit are resolved.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Elvis tribute artist Eddie Powers poses for a photo with newlyweds Rob and Kelly Roznowski after he married them at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign in Las Vegas. What happens in Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if casino hotel workers go on strike next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don't show up to work, it could cost the city millions and lead to vacation woes for anyone making the trip to Sin City. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

- Associated Press

What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week.

This photo from video from the U.S. Geological Survey shows blue burning flames of methane gas erupting through cracks on Kahukai Street in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii during the overnight hours of Wednesday, May 23, 2018. When lava buries plants and shrubs, methane gas is produced as a byproduct of burning vegetation. Methane gas can seep into subsurface voids and explode when heated, emerging from cracks in the ground several feet away from the lava. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)

'Eerie' blue flames burn in cracks caused by Hawaii volcano

- Associated Press

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.

New Hampshire committee rejects Northern Pass appeal

- Associated Press

A New Hampshire panel has dealt another blow to a controversial hydro project, upholding on Thursday an earlier decision to deny a proposal over concerns that it would have hurt tourism and businesses in the state.