The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.
North Korea said Friday it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there. Read more »
The popularity of the Disney movie "Frozen" has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet "Frozen" characters in Disney parks. It's also motivating fans to... Read more »
Private elevators, personal shopping assistants, six-bedroom suites with their own postal codes. Even helipads. This is what the super-rich have come to expect from hotels. Read more »
Angelica Lopez went to great lengths to save a few bucks on a planned seven-day cruise to the Virgin Islands this month. Read more »
Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or drug-addled, knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that's what awaits soccer fans... Read more »
Zion National Park had record-setting visitation over Memorial Day weekend. Other parks in the state also saw an increase in visitors from last year. Read more »
When Thailand's military staged a coup last week, Phil Koenighaus was on a beach enjoying the debauchery of the country's infamous "Half Moon" festival. Read more »
More than 36 million Americans — 2.7 million in the Intermountain West — will travel at least 50 miles during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 1.5 percent increase from last year. Read more »
The price of gasoline looks familiar this Memorial Day. For the third year in a row, the national average will be within a penny or two of $3.64 per gallon. Read more »
After President Barack Obama declared this week he is "not finished" protecting public lands, Gov. Gary Herbert said he doesn't believe the administration will force any new national monument... Read more »
Two road construction projects will begin in Draper in the next two weeks. Read more »
Road work will begin next week on U.S. 91 between Smithfield and the Idaho state line. Read more »
A trio of Utah college students got an unexpected souvenir on their trip to Washington, D.C. — a selfie with President Obama. Read more »
A record number of residents in the Mountain West are expected to kick off the travel season by vacationing this weekend, despite rising gas and airfare prices. Read more »
It was a rare view of President Barack Obama: strolling along the National Mall with suit jacket slung over his shoulder. Read more »
There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them, portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voicemail messages from people in hijacked planes. Read more »
Looking for the perfect getaway spot? Try St. George, Utah's very own desert oasis. Read more »
Arlington National Cemetery's hallowed ground honors American soldiers from many different wars. But as Arlington marks its 150th anniversary this year with tours and events, historians note that... Read more »
Zion National Park will be closing the Lower Emerald Pool Trail on Thursday, May 22, at 8 a.m. to make necessary trail repairs. Read more »
A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend. Read more »
Armed Marines patrol the U.S. Embassy grounds in Nairobi in bullet proof vests and helmets. Increasingly frequent emergency drills tell embassy staff: "Duck and cover, duck and cover." Read more »
Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring herself to look at all of it. Read more »
More travelers will take to the skies this summer, the U.S. airlines' trade and lobby group predicted Thursday. Read more »
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope" that captures both the story and the spirit of heroism and helpfulness that followed... Read more »
It’s May: The school year is winding down; summer travel plans are revving up. Whether it’s a road trip on the nation’s freeways or a jet flight across the world, chances are... Read more »
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