The Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West

This photo taken Wednesday, June 14, 2017, shows a colorful sunset viewed from the Caribbean Club at Key Largo, Florida. The roadside landmark is on the Overseas Highway, which links Florida's mainland with Key West. Some tourists drive straight through the chain of islands without exploring sights and attractions that lie along the road. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The Overseas Highway links Florida’s mainland with Key West, and some tourists drive straight through the chain without exploring until they get to the end of the road.

Pasadena’s art, gardens and history make a good trip

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015, file photo, the Norton Simon Museum is seen in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/John Antczak, File)

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Most visitors to Los Angeles head to Hollywood, Venice Beach or Santa Monica. But if you’re in the mood for stunning gardens, first-class art and historic architecture without the crowds and traffic, consider Pasadena.

Why you still can’t ditch your cable box

FILE - This Wednesday, May 30, 2007, file photo shows a cable box on top of a television set in Philadelphia. Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly on boxes to more competition, and industry leader Comcast promised apps that could render some boxes obsolete. But today, the vast majority of customers still need to rent a box to get full service from cable providers, and those box-replacing apps remain elusive. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK — Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly on boxes to more competition, and industry leader Comcast promised apps that could render some boxes obsolete.

Long-distance motorcycle trips seek to empower women

In this July 2016 photo provided by Alisa Clickenger, Clickenger leads a group of women riders over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of a cross-country trip to honor two sisters from Brooklyn, N.Y., who made a similar ride in 1916. Clickenger operates Women's Motorcycle Tours, which conducts motorcycle rides that cater exclusively to women, and estimates she's traveled more than 250,000 miles on motorcycles. (Christina Shook/Courtesy of Alisa Clickenger via AP)

A year ago Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a most amazing ride by two sisters from Brooklyn, New York.

Healing class sparks unique health textbook

An Aztec dancer participates in a ceremony on Monday, July 17, 2017, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in Albuquerque as part of school's annual class on Curanderismo indigenous healing methods from the American Southwest and Latin America. A new textbook by the workshop's founder, Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, was released this month to coincide with the annual gahtering. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Laughter can combat trauma. Spiritual cleansings could be used to fight an opioid addiction. Cactus extract may battle diabetes and obesity.

App reveals history of Rio de Janeiro port

In this July 6, 2017 photo, Gabriele Roza, a reporter for Agencia Publica who helped develope the "Museum of Yesterday" app holds a cell phone in Praca Maua, at the heart of the renovated port area in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new app seeks to educate visitors about the history and role of Rio de Janeiro’s revitalized port in colonization, slavery and even recent corruption investigations.(AP Photo/Renata Brito)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s port area may be one of the city’s most inviting spots since being renovated for the Olympic Games last year. But while the area is home to attractions that include two museums and an aquarium, its rich history remains unknown to most locals and tourists.

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