Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area.
Dotted by charming small towns from the mountains to the west and the ocean to the east, Virginia is renewing efforts to tap its natural resources to help drive tourism. Read more »
Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Read more »
Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball. Read more »
A Britain-based company released a concept video earlier this month examining the advantages of windowless airplanes. Read more »
Anyone in Maryland considered to have high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus will be required to stay home until they are confirmed to be Ebola-free, under a plan to monitor people who have come from three West African countries,... Read more »
Above the water, the effects of 73 years on the partially sunken warship USS Utah are evident at its resting place just off Ford Island. Read more »
A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got... Read more »
The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up... Read more »
Some customers prefer to use a debit card rather than a credit card to make purchases as a means of limiting debt and managing their finances. But the choice could backfire when it comes to renting... Read more »
The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Read more »
In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In... Read more »
Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in. Read more »
Thousands of Haitian immigrants approved to move to the United States to join relatives already living here will soon be able to immigrate before a visa is available, the Obama administration... Read more »
Travel agents say customers are asking whether it's safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola. Read more »
Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and two of them appear... Read more »
The centennial celebration for the National Park Service will include, among other events, a promotional campaign, a TV series and an I-Max movie, tourism leaders from across the Southeast learned... Read more »
Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome, and curators aren't worried... Read more »
As if visiting the Paris Catacombs in the daytime wasn't creepy enough — you can now visit the underground maze of skeletons after nightfall, too. That is if you dare defy the warning at the... Read more »
The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial... Read more »
When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift. Read more »
Flying can be expensive. You need a ticket, which will likely cost at least a few hundred dollars, and may have to pay baggage fees. One woman has figured out a way to travel across the country... Read more »
The buildings at Petrified Forest National Park are held up as an example of modern architecture with their flat roofs, low silhouettes and large windows that open up to the vast expanse of... Read more »
Carleen and Ed Guerrero were asleep when two police officers rapped on their door at 5 a.m. Sunday to tell them that the Ebola virus had come to their neighborhood just north of downtown. Read more »
The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with "tarsal toffee" made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with... Read more »
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