- Fireworks likely source of Mount Rushmore water pollution Updated: May-02-16 9:03 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Past fireworks displays at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are the likely source of a pollutant found in water within the site in western South Dakota, according to a government report released Monday.
- Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros. Updated: May-01-16 10:20 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists.
- The Latest: Elephants give final Ringling Bros. performance Updated: May-01-16 9:32 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on elephants performing for the last time at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (all times local):
- FrontRunner train offers first Sunday service for air show Updated: May-01-16 4:39 pm
OGDEN, Utah - After eight years of taking a day off on Sunday, the FrontRunner train will help shuttle commuters to an air show at Hill Air Force Base on both weekend days next month.
- Trouble-causing teenagers impacting festivals, other events Updated: Apr-30-16 11:52 am
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Michigan - Rowdy teens are impacting warm weather events in at least two suburban Detroit communities.
- 33 lions saved from South American circuses heading home Updated: Apr-26-16 7:33 pm
LIMA, Peru - Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa.
- After-prom parties aim to deter Nebraska teens from trouble Updated: Apr-23-16 11:05 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Trent Steele put on his wet suit.
- Retired man uses leftover check funds to send kids to circus Updated: Apr-22-16 5:20 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several children will have an opportunity to attend the circus for free after a retired Charleston man used money left over from his Social Security check to pay for their tickets.
- Train carrying Ringling Bros. animals hits car on tracks Updated: Apr-19-16 1:05 pm
CHESTERFIELD, Virginia - Police say a train carrying animals from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus hit a car on the tracks in Virginia.
- Cirque du Soleil will snub North Carolina after state law Updated: Apr-15-16 2:43 pm
NEW YORK - The Canadian-based circus company Cirque du Soleil is cancelling upcoming stops in North Carolina by two of its touring shows to protest a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community.
- Florida Gov. Scott planning trade trip to United Kingdom Updated: Apr-13-16 12:33 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is probably going to be heading abroad on a trade trip.
- Indian police arrest 7 over temple fire that killed 116 Updated: Apr-12-16 7:58 am
NEW DELHI - Seven people who had fled after an illegal fireworks display set off a fire that killed at least 116 people at the southern Indian temple where they're board members were arrested Tuesday and will face prosecution, police said.
- Army parachute team set for Minot base open house, air show Updated: Apr-09-16 3:29 am
- 2 Indonesian air force skydivers plunge to their deaths Updated: Apr-07-16 7:35 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Two Indonesian military skydivers plunged to their deaths Thursday during an airshow rehearsal in the country's capital.
- Australian court rules man didn't deliberately spread HIV Updated: Apr-05-16 11:52 pm
BRISBANE, Australia - A Zimbabwean circus acrobat who infected his girlfriend with HIV through frequent unprotected sex won an appeal in Australia's highest court on Wednesday against a conviction for deliberately passing on the virus that causes AIDS.