Delta Air Lines reopens museum after renovations
With a newly renovated museum at its Atlanta headquarters, Delta Air Lines hopes to lure tourists to the company's original aircraft maintenance hangars on the north edge of the world's busiest airport.
Father, son lead Army unit 4 decades apart
Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments. One big difference is that Harkins' dad led the very same unit of paratroopers known as the Iron Rakkasans into combat decades earlier.
New civil rights museum also explores human rights
A new museum about the history of civil rights opens next week in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.
50 years ago, 'Freedom Summer' changed South, US
As a teenager growing up in a Jim Crow society, Roy DeBerry wasn't waiting for white folks to come down to Mississippi and "save" him. But in the summer of 1964, the factory worker's son was very glad to see people like Aviva Futorian.
Hee-haw! At zoo, donkey pals calm restless rhino
Animals in the zoo in Georgia’s capital are not allowed to be lonely, even if it means they end up with rather unusual companions.
Rodents winning NY rat race, but humans fight back
Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark.
Holocaust survivor found redemption through music
Edgar Krasa took part in one of the ennobling acts of the Holocaust. He didn't take up arms in a ghetto insurrection, or fight in the Jewish underground. Instead, he and several hundred fellow concentration camp inmates defied the Nazis through music.
Cross latest attempt at stealth cellphone towers
One might be hidden in a cross on a church lawn. Others are disguised as a cactus in the desert, a silo in farm country or a palm tree reaching into a sunny sky.
Journey of Discovery!
Discovery Park of America, one of America’s newest theme parks, opened on Nov. 1, 2013, in rural northwest Tennessee.
Food companies work with farmers on sustainability
Some big food makers are getting serious about making sure farmers grow crops in ways that minimize damage to water, soil and the environment, according to a report released Wednesday that called for more companies to demand sustainable supplies.
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