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Everything you need to know about passport renewals

Are you a U.S. citizen? Is your passport close to expiring? If so, here's everything you need to know about passport renewals. Read more

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates. Read more

Taking the Kids -- summer fun and July 4 at Vail Mountain

We were among the gaggle of parents, kids, grandparents and dogs decked out in our patriotic best, milling around on the pedestrian path in Vail, Colorado, waiting for the traditional Vail America Days Fourth of July parade to begin. "Half the people in town march in it, and the other half watch," laughed Ellen... Read more

Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Read more

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Security solutions to keep your Central Illinois family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

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Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Read more

Columbus ship replica damaged by Hurricane Harvey for sale

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New World. Buyer beware, though, as it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Harvey. Read more

Mandalay Bay convention center floods after water main break

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No events have been canceled at the convention center in the Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas that flooded Tuesday because of a water main break. Read more

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Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

Photos: For this Amazon cult, happiness is a cup of ancient psychedelic tea

The Ayahuasca brew is sacred to Ceu do Mapia villagers, who use it in rituals that blend Indian beliefs with Roman Catholicism. Read more

Photos: This museum is one of the coolest. Literally

The biggest attraction at this temporary ice cream museum: A pool filled with 11,000 pounds of confetti-colored sprinkles. Read more

Photos: A bird's-eye view of the Olympic city

These stunning views helped bring the Olympics to Rio.  Read more

Photos: This Moscow museum offers a trip back in time—and defense against disaster

MOSCOW — For Boris Solomatin, a Moscow railway museum guide, steam locomotives are nothing short of time machines. Read more

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Bill seeks historic site status for Oahu internment camp

HONOLULU (AP) — A bill going before Congress would designate a World War II internment camp on Oahu as a national historic site, allowing it access to more protections and funding. Read more

Big Island postpones action on vacation rental regulations

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Big Island officials have delayed action on a bill that would regulate vacation rentals following calls by rental operators to put it aside while the island recovers from the effects of the Kilauea volcano eruption. Read more

Honolulu mayor vetoes bill to limit Uber, Lyft 'surge' fares

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's mayor has vetoed a bill aimed at setting limits for what ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand. Read more

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Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Central Illinois need to know before they decide.

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