The rolling forests where Henry David Thoreau once paddled a river are at the center of a fight.
An hour west of Athens, the pebbly beaches by turquoise waters and pine-covered mountains are nearly empty as the Greek sunbathers who normally pack them stay home amid fears their country's... Read more »
President Barack Obama designated new national monuments Friday in California, Nevada and Texas, setting aside millions of acres that are home to prehistoric rock carvings, Mammoth bones and... Read more »
Swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California's coast than they were in the 1950s, even though there are hundreds of thousands more people in... Read more »
Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California,... Read more »
Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is always nearby in the southwest Alabama town of Monroeville. Read more »
TRAX Red Line will be affected in Salt Lake City as the Utah Transit Authority conducts maintenance work on Sunday. Read more »
Greece is known the world over for its historic sites, sparkling sea, and lovely, vine-shaded restaurants. Add riot police, shuttered banks, and lines at cash machines and the picture clouds. Read more »
The Zingaro Nature Reserve is a wild and rugged stretch of land that runs along the coast of northwest Sicily. Mountains rise above sandy beaches with views of the sea in two distinct bands of... Read more »
It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone. Read more »
A 300-acre wildfire forced the temporary closure of I-15 in both directions Friday evening about 2 miles south of Scipio. Read more »
The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Read more »
The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. Read more »
Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »
Eugene Toner stomped on the foot-operated ignition. The engine sputtered and coughed, but wouldn't catch. Uh oh. Here at The Elegance, one of the nation's most prestigious gatherings of antique... Read more »
A stronger economy, rising consumer confidence and cheap gasoline will likely have Americans traveling in big numbers this Independence Day. Read more »
The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean, prompting officials around the region to brace for a bone dry summer. Read more »
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has put the Grand Canyon, Miami's Little Havana and a former gay nightclub in West Hollywood on its annual list of America's 11 most endangered historic... Read more »
Utah is home to several staycation possibilities. Read more »
A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney's cotton gin and Thomas Edison's light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple's iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American... Read more »
Northern Nevada has long been known as home to the freewheeling counterculture Burning Man festival in the starkly beautiful Black Rock Desert. In the past five years, Las Vegas, too, has evolved... Read more »
To help minimize the inconvenience of construction on Utah freeways, the Utah Department of Transportation's Traffic Operations Center is posting a new set of travel data on overhead variable... Read more »
As the sun rises over Honolulu, commercial fisherman have already unloaded their catches and docked their boats for the day. The fish are lined up on pallets, packed in ice and displayed for buyers... Read more »
The $3.9 billion transportation hub at New York's World Trade Center will open later this year. Read more »
The coral reefs and gin-clear waters off the coast of Cuba offer some of the best diving in the Caribbean and some of the best-preserved reefs on earth. Read more »
The State Department will abandon decades of tradition this fall at the annual U.N. General Assembly by setting up shop in a hotel other than New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria, which was purchased... Read more »
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