Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors


This photo taken Wednesday, May 1, 2019, shows a cliff at the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon in southeastern Iceland. The canyon area has suffered environmental damages after intense traffic, prompted by the music video "I'll Show You" by Justin Bieber.

Historic avalanche danger persists in Colorado mountains

DENVER (AP) — Historic avalanche conditions persisted Thursday in the mountains of Colorado, shutting down portions of a vital highway that traverses the state and prompting a rare warning for drivers to avoid traveling through the region that's home to many ski resorts.

Kenya airport strike enters 2nd day as leaders are detained

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A strike by airport workers at Kenya's main airport continued Thursday, but the East African country's flagship airline says operations are returning to normal.

UK airline says female flight attendants can drop makeup

DALLAS (AP) — Britain's Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects.

Bad weather changes course of Indian Ocean exploration trip

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — Bad weather and high seas brought scientists on Wednesday to change the first stop of a unique mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored frontiers. While the initial path of the exploration has changed, the scientists intend to fully explore the deep seas around the Seychelles. Here's a look at what the Nekton Mission hopes to achieve and why the people of the Seychelles, the first stop on this three-year expedition, are excited about its launch.

Dinosaur tracks make fresh impression at Valley Forge park

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — The national park on the site where George Washington and the struggling Continental Army endured a tough winter during the American Revolution boasts a new feature that's a couple of hundred million years old — dozens of fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered on rocks used to pave a section of hiking trail.

CEO says Southwest is losing millions weekly in labor fight

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Southwest Airlines says that a spike in planes grounded by mechanics' concerns is costing the carrier millions each week by causing more delayed and canceled flights.