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Money grows on trees: New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in.

Renting a car? Using a debit card could damage credit score

Some customers prefer to use a debit card rather than a credit card to make purchases as a means of limiting debt and managing their finances. But the choice could backfire when it comes to renting... Read more »

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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Read more »

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Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit

In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In... Read more »

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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in. Read more »

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U.S. government to allow some Haitians to immigrate faster

Thousands of Haitian immigrants approved to move to the United States to join relatives already living here will soon be able to immigrate before a visa is available, the Obama administration... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Ebola causing some people to change travel plans

Travel agents say customers are asking whether it's safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and two of them appear... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Campaign will celebrate birthday of national parks

The centennial celebration for the National Park Service will include, among other events, a promotional campaign, a TV series and an I-Max movie, tourism leaders from across the Southeast learned... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Dogs welcome at St. Louis museum about, well, dogs

Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Paris Catacombs open at night ahead of Halloween

As if visiting the Paris Catacombs in the daytime wasn't creepy enough — you can now visit the underground maze of skeletons after nightfall, too. That is if you dare defy the warning at the... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck

The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas

When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Traveler ‘JetHiking’ from state to state on private planes

Flying can be expensive. You need a ticket, which will likely cost at least a few hundred dollars, and may have to pay baggage fees. One woman has figured out a way to travel across the country... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Arizona's Petrified Forest buildings named national treasure

The buildings at Petrified Forest National Park are held up as an example of modern architecture with their flat roofs, low silhouettes and large windows that open up to the vast expanse of... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Neighborhood on edge as Ebola brings worry to Dallas doorsteps

Carleen and Ed Guerrero were asleep when two police officers rapped on their door at 5 a.m. Sunday to tell them that the Ebola virus had come to their neighborhood just north of downtown. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum

The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with "tarsal toffee" made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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FAA, flight attendants square off over electronics

The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

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Airport screening for Ebola: 5 things to know

The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Colorado resort sues over Salt Lake ski marketing

A Colorado ski resort says Salt Lake City can't market itself as Ski City USA because the winter sports slogan is too similar to their decades-old nickname for Steamboat Springs. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

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Spain quarantines 3 more after nurse gets Ebola

Three more people were placed under quarantine for Ebola at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse became infected, authorities said Tuesday. More than 50 other possible contacts were being... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

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Euro Disney shares dive as it needs bailout

In Europe, even Mickey Mouse is getting a bailout. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014

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Federal officials cast doubt on Ebola travel ban

ernment health officials said Sunday that they are opposed to placing a ban on travelers from Ebola-infected countries, warning that shutting down borders could impede efforts by aid workers to... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Arizona highway signs in metric units may change

North of the U.S.-Mexico border, a relatively barren stretch of an Arizona highway is lined with road signs that tell drivers how many kilometers they are from their destination — not how... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2014

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Map app will help New Mexico balloon fiesta pilots

Like invisible roadblocks, altitude restrictions clutter the skies above Albuquerque. The ground is its own mine field, with utility towers, busy roadways and plots of restricted land. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

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United contacting those who flew with Ebola victim

United Airlines said Thursday it is notifying passengers who were on flights with a man later diagnosed with Ebola and telling them how to contact federal health officials. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014

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