New research released Thursday shows tiger sharks naturally favor waters near Maui.
Chicago skyscrapers faded into green Wisconsin, and as the sun set over the Mississippi River, we made our first vacation decision. We weren't driving, so yes, we'd have some wine. We then sat back... Read more »
Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tote hanging from the neck or... Read more »
An Indian climber has died while being helped down Mount Everest, just a couple of days after a Dutch and an Australian died near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say... Read more »
New research released Thursday shows tiger sharks naturally favor waters near Maui that are close to some of Hawaii's most popular beaches for humans. Read more »
It's been 50 years since the Starship Enterprise began its five-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle's EMP Museum is marking the anniversary with an exhibition... Read more »
As airport security lines get longer, the finger-pointing over blame is growing too. Read more »
A man became belligerent as he tried to buy beer at a grocery store Wednesday morning, pulled out an 8-inch knife that he refused to drop and was shot to death by police on a busy tourist-filled... Read more »
The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has chosen retirement over a transfer after being told the park needed new leadership to address a longstanding pattern of sexual harassment and... Read more »
Just before his 100th birthday, ice cream magnate S. Prestley Blake gave himself a $7.7 million gift — a house built to replicate Monticello, the famed Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson. Read more »
From butterbeer to broomsticks: Universal Studios Hollywood casts a spell with new Wizarding World of Harry Potter
During spring break in Utah, Renee Huang and her children took a road trip to the sunshine coast to experience the grand opening of the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios... Read more »
More than 3,000 checked bags missed their outbound flights in Phoenix on Thursday because of a problem with a screening system at Sky Harbor International Airport, officials with Transportation... Read more »
Drivers were given a long list of rules Thursday involving MGM Resorts International's game-changing move to charge for parking on the Las Vegas Strip. Read more »
With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak, warning the influx... Read more »
Two U.S. senators say one way to reduce long airport security lines this summer is for airlines to drop their fees on checking luggage. Read more »
The Magic Kingdom finally seems to be getting the hang of Hollywood magic. Read more »
The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold... Read more »
No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times. Read more »
Authorities on Wednesday resumed the search for a Colorado man who disappeared more than three months ago while hunting for a $2 million cache of gold, jewels and artifacts in a rugged part of New... Read more »
Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich heritage, including... Read more »
When the earthquake struck last year and thousands of tons of snow and ice and earth came crashing down the mountain, some feared the climbers might never return to Mount Everest. Read more »
Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers' preferences, coupled with tips from locals. Read more »
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday called for "a major course correction" in the way the nation conserves its public lands, waters and wildlife, saying climate change and other trends... Read more »
Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a threat the virus poses to pregnant women, and what to do about it. Read more »
A college student and Iraqi refugee yanked from a Southwest Airlines flight after mentioning a terrorist group's name during a phone conversation in Arabic said Monday he was degraded and... Read more »
They take off at first light, reinforced wicker baskets filled with people, heading into the skies over Luxor, Egypt. Read more »
U.S. health officials say there's no longer any doubt that the Zika virus causes severe birth defects. Read more »
In the air travel hub of Dubai, there's a new way to fly: A zip line run by extreme sports company XDubai. Read more »
Drought? What drought? Bring out the water guns! Read more »
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry won't say sorry for America's atomic bombing of Hiroshima when he visits a revered memorial. Read more »
Marriott International has cleared one of its major hurdles on its journey to acquire rival Starwood and become the world's largest hotel chain. Read more »
John Kerry is now the most traveled secretary of state in U.S. history, breaking the record as he arrived in the Middle East kingdom of Bahrain on Wednesday. Read more »
says it's dropping its $15 billion offer to acquire Starwood Hotels, citing various market considerations and ending a bidding war for the parent of St. Regis and Sheraton resorts. Read more »
Authorities say a Japan-bound airplane returned to Hawaii because of a violent passenger who wanted to do yoga instead of sit in his seat. Read more »
An expedited screening program called PreCheck was supposed to be the answer to maddeningly long security lines at the airport. But four years after its launch, the Transportation Security... Read more »
The State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern Turkey due to "increased threats from terrorist groups" in the... Read more »
The recapture of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group has brought new revelations of the destruction wreaked by the extremists, who decapitated priceless statues and smashed... Read more »
Cuba's government offered a rebuke Thursday of President Barack Obama's plans to use his upcoming visit to promote change on the island, even as it took a long-sought step to lift a penalty on... Read more »
Assailants opened fire on beachgoers Sunday in Grand-Bassam, a historic resort town in Ivory Coast sending tourists fleeing through hotels. Photos posted to social media apparently taken at the... Read more »
Krakow sits on the Vistula River in the southern half of Poland and is one of the most interesting and historical cities in Europe I've ever seen. Between the sadness of Auschwitz and the... Read more »
North Korea responded Thursday to new sanctions from South Korea by firing short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a show of defiance and vowing to "liquidate" all remaining South Korean... Read more »
Yellowstone National Park started shipping many of its famous wild bison to slaughter Wednesday to drive down the size of the park's herds and respond to concerns by the livestock industry over a... Read more »
Sportscaster and TV host Erin Andrews testified Tuesday that her career has thrived since a stalker took nude videos of her and posted them on the Internet, but she doesn't think she'll ever get... Read more »
s properties in Orlando and Anaheim are rolling out seasonal prices for single-day tickets, hoping to spread out demand at the often jam-packed theme parks. Read more »
A private helicopter with five people on board crashed Thursday into Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, leaving a teenage passenger in critical condition, officials said. Read more »
BOGOTA, Colombia — The spread of Zika will have a modest drag on economies in Latin America, with tourism-dependent Caribbean nations most at risk, the World Bank said Thursday. It made $150... Read more »
The United States and Cuba on Tuesday signed a deal restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, allowing of dozens of new daily flights to bring hundreds of thousands more... Read more »
From George Washington's dentures to state-of-the-art videos and reconstructed slave quarters, much has been added in the past decade to the visitor experience at Mount Vernon, the first U.S.... Read more »
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next... Read more »
Possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials, the World Health Organization said Friday, while advising pregnant women to consider delaying travel to areas where the... Read more »
They are bits of space graffiti hidden from the public for decades: a crude calendar, scrawled lunar coordinates and markings warning of a locker containing "smelly waste." Read more »
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