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Officials examining why Air Canada plane landed short of Halifax runway

An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and...

Volcanic eruption causes cancellation of flights to Tonga

All international flights to the small island nation of Tonga were cancelled Tuesday after a volcanic eruption sent plumes of ash into the sky. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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In resort towns, working class squeezed out as rich move in

At first, Loly Garcia didn't have to travel far to her jobs in the chic hotels of this fabled tourist town. She shared a tiny studio apartment with her father, brother and a cousin after arriving... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Golden Gate Bridge closing for safety upgrade this weekend

The Golden Gate Bridge will shut down to private vehicles for 52 hours starting at midnight Friday so workers can install a moveable median barrier designed to prevent head-on collisions, part of... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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5 new measles cases reported with ties to Disneyland

Five more people who visited Disney theme parks in California last month have fallen ill with measles, bringing the number of cases in the state to a dozen, local health officials said Friday. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?

Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Ms. Gaters' girls: Coach drives for wins, on court and off

The coach leans forward, her hands pressed on a table in a band room off the gymnasium, where a basketball game is about to start. She is silent for a minute or two. Her players shift uncomfortably. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Forest Service yanks $10 million contract to boost its image

The U.S. Forest Service has decided not to spend $10 million on a five-year nationwide public relations campaign to brand itself as a public agency that cares about people and nature. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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2 men attempt most difficult rock climb in world at Yosemite

Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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California to begin work on nation's first bullet train

California's high-speed rail project reaches a milestone Tuesday as officials mark the start of work on the nation's first bullet train, which is designed to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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2 men attempt most difficult climb in world at Yosemite

Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Strong dollar makes world travel cheaper for Americans

Trips in Europe or Asia should be cheaper for Americans this year. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Historians: Battle of New Orleans crucial for US

New historical research is shedding light on how pivotal the victory by Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson and his ragtag army of frontiersmen, Creoles, slaves and American Indians was at the Battle of New... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015

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Oscar Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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New York ready for freezing, glitzy New Year's Eve

Revelers eager to claim spots to ring in 2015 in Times Square arrived hours early on Wednesday, enduring freezing temperatures and a scarcity of restrooms before the glittering ball drop at... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2014

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Las Vegas betting on chance of New Year's Eve snow

If Sin City's sports books took bets on the weather, snow in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve would normally have terrible odds. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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AirAsia's brash CEO in spotlight after jet disappears

His airline empire began, Tony Fernandes likes to say, with the purchase of a bankrupt company for less than a dollar. Now, after years of growth that made him the king of Asian budget travel, the... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Lake Placid isn't just for winter lovers anymore

Perhaps it's the fresh-baked cookie that's offered to guests as they check into the Mirror Lake Inn, the village's crown jewel of lodging. Or perhaps it's how just about every quaint store and... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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US-Cuba: New life for Cuba's classic cars?

Dairo Tio cruises the streets of Havana in a gleaming black 1954 Buick with polished chrome highlights and the diesel motor from an electric plant bolted beneath the hood. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Photos: Travelers make their way home for the holidays

Salt Lake City International Airport was busy on Wednesday as travelers tried to make good on promises of "I'll be home for Christmas." Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Christmas Eve for many: Warm, windy and not white

Christmas Eve is shaping up to be windy, wet and warm instead of white across much of the country, creating headaches for some travelers, especially in the Great Lakes and the Northeast. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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It's becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday season

This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Jackson Hole ski resort looks to bring in families

For decades, Jackson Hole's reputation for its abundance of expert terrain — and relatively little else — preceded it. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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About Utah: Now, he's been everywhere

With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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10 incredibly beautiful images from Bryce Canyon National Park

Check out these pictures that highlight the natural beauty of Bryce Canyon Read more »

Jan. 22, 2014

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Tombstone tours

Even if you don't believe in ghosts, walking through a graveyard can be a little spooky — especially in autumn as the trees lose their leaves, flowers wither away and light fades in the late... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2009

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