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Travel blog: Incredible India

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Follow NewsOK editor Lindsay Houts' as she journeys through northwest India as part of a Rotary International Global Study Exchange.



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Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration officials have three weeks to decide whether to approve the citizenship application of a South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who is suing after the military discharged her, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yea Ji Sea filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security last month... Read More
The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the U.S. West (all times local): 5:30.m. Authorities say that one of the smaller wildfires in Northern California was sparked accidentally by a vehicle tow chain dragging on the ground and was not arson. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said the... Read More
Official: People trapped by flooding OK, assessing damage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Flash floods caused by pre-dawn downpours washed out bridges, submerged vehicles, clogged yards and roads with debris and temporarily trapped dozens of people in their upstate New York homes Tuesday, causing extensive damage but no reported deaths. Recovery work was underway by late afternoon,... Read More
Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke from wildfires. Some said they didn't mind the hazy air that obscured scenic vistas; others came prepared with eye drops and face masks. Park officials also advised visitors to expect... Read More
Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The deployment of the portable scanners, which project waves to do full-body screenings of passengers walking through a... Read More
Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream
LONDON (AP) — London's famous, festering fatberg lives on — and is getting its own livestream . The Museum of London says a chunk of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes blasted out of a sewer last year is now part of its permanent collection. The museum said Tuesday that the "highly toxic" lump will be stored in a... Read More
Iraq to reduce visa charges for Iranian pilgrims
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq is reducing visa charges for Iranian pilgrims who visit to mark a major religious occasion later this year. The reduction will only apply to pilgrims of the "Arbaeen," the anniversary of the passage of 40 days after the death of the deeply revered Shiite Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's... Read More
Police look into video of man spanking hippo at LA Zoo
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing last week and sneaking up on two hippos, Rosie and Mara. He smacks Rosie on the rear and her mother lifts her head as the man runs off and raises his arms... Read More
Lebanon's mountains offer cool refuge from Mideast heat
FARAYA, Lebanon (AP) — The passengers' chatter on the Beirut-bound flight was far from reassuring. Taxi drivers were striking. Traffic was going to be bad. Add the heat and suffocating humidity of a typical summer day and you're hit with a powerful urge to get out of town. The mountains? Absolutely. Whether... Read More
Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them. Teton County Undersheriff Matt Carr told the Jackson Hole News and Guide that the Idaho couple had burned their backpacks and other gear to stay warm after... Read More
Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown. I wasn't surprised when it happened in my mother's homeland while kneeling and praying in St. Peters as the nephew of a Roman Catholic priest and the great nephew of a Dominican nun. Even though I'm an... Read More
Italian transport official: 22 dead, 8 injured in the Genoa highway bridge collapse
MILAN (AP) — Italian transport official: 22 dead, 8 injured in the Genoa highway bridge collapse. Read More
Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches $623,369
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig? How about a ball signed by Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, on the day they all entered... Read More
Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires
A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure at the height of the summer season. Meanwhile, a Utah firefighter died Monday battling a massive... Read More
Museum seeks to buy president's life insurance application
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio has launched an online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president more than five years before his assassination. The Repository in Canton reports the museum is seeking $4,750 through GoFundMe... Read More
Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region's main tourist draws and cost double or more than the previously announced figure. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had campaigned on building the... Read More
2 die after road rage fight in Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two men were killed after a road rage incident on Interstate 5 in Sacramento turned violent, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday. The incident may have begun as a vehicle collision around 3:45 a.m. Sunday. The drivers went north for about a mile, then exited their cars and fought,... Read More
Devastating toxic algae bloom plagues Florida's Gulf Coast
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — Tons of dead fish. A smell so awful you gag with one inhale. Empty beaches, empty roads, empty restaurants. A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water. "I've never seen it this bad," said 31-year-old... Read More
Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Israel's embassy on Monday protested to the Romanian government after four Israeli tourists were allegedly dragged out of a taxi and beaten by riot police in Bucharest during a violent anti-corruption protest. The embassy described the Friday night attack as "unacceptable and extremely... Read More
What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. investigators are working to find out how an airline employee stole an empty commercial airplane from the main airport serving Seattle and crashed into a small island after being chased by military jets. The man was killed, but no one else was hurt. Here's some more details on the bizarre... Read More