Festival

Tennessee City Attempts World Record for Largest Scarecrow Display

Guinness World Records officials will determine whether Gatlinburg's efforts qualify the town to join such record-breaking locations as Chennai, India (world's largest display of crocheted sculptures), Binz, Germany (world's tallest sandcastle) and New York's Bronx Zoo (world's largest display of origami elephants).

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Stars in Sundance Film

The documentary, which focused on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's successful Democratic primary campaign against 10-term Representative Joe Crowley in New York, also included the House campaigns of three other "underdog" women.

Boise's Ambitious Festival Showcases its Boom

Even in the middle of Boise's biggest annual event, walking its downtown streets is still a stroll through a friendly, modest city. You wouldn't know the metropolitan area's population grew 3 percent in 2017 — the highest rate of any metro area in the US. Housing prices followed with an 11 percent increase, though residents can still rest easy: home prices are projected to slow to 4 percent this year.

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