More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana. Read more »
Close calls with crocodiles, a brutal civil war and even the death of a fellow traveler have not deterred a British man from attempting to walk the length of the Nile River. Read more »
The bad news for travelers is that U.S. airlines posted terrible on-time numbers and record cancelations in February, as winter storms fouled operations at several large airports. Read more »
A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it's dead for the year. Read more »
Just across the Nevada border from Utah, one of the region's lesser-known national parks offers underground tours in a spectacular cave that's rich with scientific interest and clues about the... Read more »
The world of Anne Frank is presented in suburban Atlanta. The exhibit's purpose is to tell the story of the Holocaust through one person's eyes. Read more »
Five museums say they are organizing the largest outdoor art show to showcase American art nationwide this summer. Read more »
Lufthansa canceled almost 900 domestic and intercontinental flights on Wednesday, after the pilots' union started a three-day strike in a wage dispute with Germany's largest airline. Read more »
The U.S. Forest Service says its supports one of the last U.S. ski resorts to prohibit snowboarding in a court battle over a ban that snowboarders call discriminatory. Read more »
The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. Read more »
The Malaysian airliner's disappearance underscores the need for improvements in security, both in tracking aircraft and in screening passengers, the International Air Transport Association said... Read more »
Tourists are taking in the view from a skyline-changing observation wheel that offers a unique look at sparkling casinos and distant mountains from high above the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Read more »
The Zion National Park trail crew will begin a multiyear project to rehabilitate several trails out of the Weeping Rock shuttle area during the summer. Read more »
Tens of thousands of hotels don't allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn't call for help while her... Read more »
The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth after decades of being... Read more »
The city’s new resident transit pass, the Hive Pass, is now available at three permanent sales locations as well as a variety of mobile sales opportunities at locations around the city. Read more »
To help administrative and planning officials, as well as consultants and homeowners, the state released a new set of maps that identifies the kinds of geologic hazards that may impact existing and... Read more »
New York City is getting ready for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt with a 21st-century twist: The public will hunt for the eggs as part of an interactive contest using a smartphone app. Read more »
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has exposed wide gaps in how the world's airlines — and their regulators — operate. But experts warn this isn't likely to be one of... Read more »
Harry Potter-themed area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the... Read more »
Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Read more »
Looking for an airport chaplain? You may be on a wing with no prayer. Unlike the Eastern and Central U.S., the West's major airports lack on-site clergy, despite numerous situations where such... Read more »
Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while troubling questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated... Read more »
The sidewalks are empty on Alvaro Obregon Avenue. Restaurants and souvenir shops lining the once popular thoroughfare are gutted and shuttered. The sign in front of an abandoned karaoke bar is now... Read more »
International intelligence agencies joined the investigation Sunday into two passengers who boarded the missing Boeing 777 jetliner with stolen passports, as Malaysian authorities said radar images... Read more »
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