Travel

Published on July 24, 2018 - Page 5
If you’re vacationing in Budapest, Hungary, you could preserve travel memories by taking a few arm-length, low-quality cellphone selfies that will...
Published on July 21, 2018 - Page 2
Japan OKs three casinos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s parliament on Friday approved a contentious law allowing up to three casino resorts to open in this...
Published on July 18, 2018 - Page 10
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A zoo official in New Orleans says a jaguar that killed nine other animals during a weekend escape is believed to have bitten...
Published on July 6, 2018 - Page 11
Allison Preiss became a hero to airline passengers last spring when she scored a $10,000 travel voucher for losing her seat on an oversold flight....
Published on July 2, 2018 - Page 4
KELLETTVILLE — Picture a moonless June evening, shortly after midnight, deep in a northwestern Pennsylvania forest. Wild sounds echo gently. Stars...
Published on June 30, 2018 - Page 10
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If the term “outlaw country” evokes images of Willie Nelson’s hippie braids or Waylon Jennings’ “Honky Tonk Heroes,” then you’ll...
Published on June 26, 2018 - Page 10
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental advocates are calling out the Oregon Department of Transportation and its contractors for applying a weedkiller along...
Published on June 25, 2018 - Page 8
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rescues at Utah’s national parks are up 68 percent from 2014 — and men in their 20s are the ones most likely to need help,...
Published on June 21, 2018 - Page 4
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 10
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 10
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) —A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 4
ATLANTA (AP) — A record-breaking number of guns was confiscated at Atlanta’s airport last month, federal authorities said. Thirty guns were found at...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 8
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A North Dakota newspaper columnist who received online vitriol in 2012 for her glowing review of an Olive Garden in Grand Forks...
Published on May 31, 2018 - Page 4
HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of the Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island on Wednesday,...
Published on May 28, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) — A volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island is creating “vog,” or volcanic smog. The air pollution occurs when vapor, carbon dioxide and sulfur...
Published on May 25, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 22
HELENA, Mont. — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the “Jurassic Park” movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back...
Published on May 22, 2018 - Page 22
DAYTON, Ohio — Robert K. Morgan Jr.’s voice wavered with emotion when he talked about seeing the Memphis Belle all put together for the first time in...
Published on May 21, 2018 - Page 10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new...
Published on May 6, 2018 - Page 6
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt flat have determined the...
Published on May 5, 2018 - Page 8
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most hotels already offer quick checkout. Now, a growing number are selling briefer stays, too. Through an app called Recharge...
Published on May 5, 2018 - Page 21
A vast expanse of shifting white sand dunes in southern New Mexico would be elevated from a national monument to a national park under legislation...
Published on May 1, 2018 - Page 10
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Deifik gets it. He has carefully studied what went wrong at Atlantic City’s former Revel casino and is fixing it...
Published on April 22, 2018 - Page 5
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) —An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies...
Published on April 16, 2018 - Page 10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing...
Published on April 6, 2018 - Page 5
HONOLULU (AP) —Are there downsides to a low unemployment rate? In Hawaii, which has the United States’ lowest jobless rate at a minuscule 2.1 percent...
Published on April 3, 2018 - Page 10
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property...
Published on March 26, 2018 - Page 8
A passenger who was bumped off a full flight has scored the maximum prize —a $10,000 travel voucher. A spokesman for United Airlines confirmed...
Published on March 15, 2018 - Page 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wielding a silver shovel instead of a lightsaber, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas joined a handful of elected officials Wednesday...
Published on March 14, 2018 - Page 7
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —A New Orleans resident was unlawfully ordered to remove a large mural featuring infamous Donald Trump quotes from a 2005 “Access...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 9
AP Travel Editor Spring break isn’t just about “fly and flop” anymore — heading to a beach where you lie in the sun all day drinking pina coladas....
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 9
AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — From the beaches of France where “Dunkirk” took place to a historic Toronto theater where “The Shape of Water” was...
Published on February 17, 2018 - Page 5
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the world’s largest casino companies will check its guests’ hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a “Do Not...
Published on February 7, 2018 - Page 14
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at hand, Lake Placid is rolling out the welcome mat for travelers who won’t make that trip...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —As the East Coast continues its slog through chilly temperatures and general winter dreariness, the Philadelphia Flower Show...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 7
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites...
Published on January 25, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn. The three-year-old...
Published on January 20, 2018 - Page 7
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump’s vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and...
Published on January 20, 2018 - Page 10
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some days, it’s more like being a Hollywood star’s agent than a communications official for the zoo. That’s what happens when your...
Published on January 12, 2018 - Page 7
Many travel brands, guidebook publishers and websites offer lists of places to go in the new year. Here’s a look at some of those lists for 2018....
Published on January 12, 2018 - Page 7
AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — From Malta to Minneapolis, here’s a look at some destinations around the world that will be making news in 2018. They...
Published on January 11, 2018 - Page 7
AP Travel Editor Despite frigid temperatures plaguing some parts of the U.S., winter does have unique charms, whether it’s getting cozy by a...
Published on January 8, 2018 - Page 5
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Frequent flyer tip: if you’re going to use the airplane bathroom, take good aim. Otherwise, you might be grounded. Flight...
Published on January 4, 2018 - Page 17
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego man banned from Alaska Airlines for touching a flight attendant says he’s a victim of discrimination against men. Mike...
Published on January 3, 2018 - Page 4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —Alaska Airlines is calling in an exterminator after the company says a rat boarded one of its planes at Oakland International...
Published on January 2, 2018 - Page 7
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —It wasn’t exactly reefer madness Monday as California launched the first legal retail sales of marijuana, but those who could...
Published on January 2, 2018 - Page 7
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a hunter’s trip home hit a snag in Las Vegas after security screeners found a dead cougar in his luggage. No crime was...
Published on January 1, 2018 - Page 5
SEATTLE (AP) — Restrictions limiting boats from getting too close to endangered southern resident killer whales have not harmed the whale-watching...
Published on December 30, 2017 - Page 21
As you contemplate all those “where to go in 2018” lists, here’s a twist: a list of places to avoid in the new year. The where not to go list is...
Published on December 21, 2017 - Page 9
NEW YORK — One of the biggest draws in New York this time of year is the “Christmas Spectacular” featuring the iconic Rockettes at Radio City Music...