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New York City's mayor says a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city's Puerto Rican Day parade. Democratic Mayor ......
OTTAWA - Homegrown entertainers from the worlds of stage and screen will converge in Ottawa over the Canada Day weekend for star-studded festivities celebrating the country's 150th birthday. Heritage
NEW YORK - American Express will become the exclusive credit card issuer for Hilton Hotels, the company said Thursday, a major success for a business that has been facing increased ......
WAILUKU, Hawaii - Fair organizers in Hawaii are hoping to keep their events running amid rising shipping rates. The Maui News reports (http://bit.ly/2roVmPo ) fair organizers met last week with gover
Boarding passes could someday become quaint relics for air travellers. JetBlue Airways plans to test facial-recognition check-in for a few flights beginning later this month, and Delta Air Lines plan
NEW YORK - A tour for chocolate lovers in Brooklyn, New York, isn't just about tasting the final product. It also gives a peek at factories, neighbourhoods and even business ......
In Taiwan the futuristic seaside holiday resort Sanzhi Pod City looks like a creepy scene from an alien film, with UFO-shaped structures peppering the landscape.
A kayaker at New Brighton Beach, California spotted a great white on May 22. The man said he saw the shark before he got into his kayak, but still proceeded to enter the water.
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines says it will start flying between Los Angeles and Singapore, a distance of about 8,700 miles, making it the longest route to or from the United States. Westbound flights
All four of Walt Disney World’s theme parks had dips in total attendance for 2016, according to a report released by the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM on Thursday. At Magic Kingdom, the m
If you want to hike Half Dome this summer, start making plans. The cables that guide hikers the last 400 feet to the top of the Yosemite high point will be in place starting Friday. The lottery fo
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Japan Airlines will be resuming its non-stop daily flights between Tokyo and Kona after cutting the route in 2010 because of financial struggles from a past bankruptcy. The ....
Whether on elaborate treks to see ancient art or riding a mule to a remote goat farm, there’s plenty to write home about from these mountains of Central Baja.
Three years ago, a crew of sailors set off from Hawaii aboard a replica Polynesian canoe to travel the world. They would forsake GPS and other modern technology, and instead navigate by the stars
If you're looking for a knowledgeable travelling companion, consider installing the Detour app on your smartphone. The app offers 150 audio tours for walks through fascinating nooks and crannies in p
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen unveiled the world's largest aircraft at a hangar in California's Mojave Desert on Wednesday - the Stratolaunch, which has a wingspan of 385 feet.
Virginia Beach has 35 miles of waterfront, with 14 of those beachfront miles free and open to public access.             
The expansion of Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is complete, just in time for swimsuit season. It’s in a prime position for that — the two towers are adjacent to Volcano Bay, the water park that
Tonique a pet sheep relentlessly chases Rosie the sheepdog in endless circles around the ball in a field in Somerset. Rosie's owner said there was something ' fundamentally wrong' with the situation
FLORENCE, Ariz. - The Maricopa Historical Society is taking ownership of a dome rail passenger car on display near the Amtrak station is the Pinal County community. The county Board of ......
Delft-based company Hardt Global Mobility has set up 30 metres (98 ft) of hyperloop tube and hopes to have the first commercial transit between Amsterdam and Paris by 2021.
Tonique a pet sheep relentlessly chases Rosie the sheepdog in endless circles around the ball in a field in Somerset. Rosie's owner said there was something ' fundamentally wrong' with the situation
A pensioner was caught pulling out hair from a camel at the Dalian Forest Zoo on May 31. The camel, in its shedding season, is fit and 'emotionally stable', according to the zoo.
JetBlue Flight 915 was diverted to Michigan's Gerald R. Ford International Airport (above) on Tuesday just after 8pm after a lithium battery in a passenger's laptop started a fire.
With a good place to base yourself and a hire car, the area opens up, and there are plenty of sights to see, wines to quaff, great food to share and coves to stumble across, writes Lauren York.
WASHINGTON - International arrivals to the U.S. declined slightly in September 2016 compared with September 2015, continuing a downward trend in inbound tourism that began earlier in 2016. The U.S. D
For Americans, renting a car and hitting the highway in Europe can be fun, or terrifying, or expensive, or all of the above. Here are some tips to make it more memorable than maddening.
Melbourne's Tullamarine airport has been forced into lockdown after a passenger on an outgoing flight reportedly attempted to enter the cockpit of the plane
The tourist board for Lake Norman in North Carolina asked people to send in shots summing up the area. Some of the responses weren't quite what they'd hoped for.
A New York City carriage horse is safely back in its stable after breaking free and running wild through rush hour traffic on Tuesday. But advocacy groups say the industry needs to come to an end.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to an Australian airport after a mentally-ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit, poli
School children enjoying the final few days of their half term will bask in warm sunshine until the weekend, when thunder and heavy rain will roll in from Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Melbourne's Tullamarine airport has been forced into lockdown after a passenger on an outgoing flight reportedly attempted to enter the cockpit of the plane
JetBlue Flight 915 was diverted to Michigan's Gerald R. Ford International Airport (above) on Tuesday just after 8pm after a lithium battery in a passenger's laptop started a fire.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had lodged protests with Emirates in both Dubai and Taipei. The airline's cabin crew traditionally wear the flag pin of their country on their uniforms.
The Rich Kids of Germany can be seen parading their acquired fortunes  both in Germany and overseas aboard yachts, private jets and dozens of infinity pools.
Orlando residents who want a nice vacation don’t have to travel far – at all. The city has been ranked No. 1 for “staycations” in a survey released by WalletHub, a personal-finance website. The report
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Towns along the U.S.-Mexico border often are stereotyped as enclaves for bar-hoppers, smoky factories, cheap souvenirs and long entry lines for cargo and trucks. They als
United is beefing up its transcontinental service, announcing on Wednesday upgraded features on its LAX-Newark, N.J., flights starting July 1. For business-class passengers, United’s service on th
MailOnline Travel presents a catalogue of triumphant sun-worshippers; from the water gun-armed street walker to the man who built himself a throne made from pool noodles.
In Lonely Planet's new guide, 50 must-see spots are highlighted with the vast Grand Canyon in Arizona making the cut along with the arid salt flats of Bolivia.
Who’s sailing to Mexico in fall 2017 and 2018? Three cruise lines recently rolled out their plans to sail to Baja as well as resort towns on the Mexican Riviera. The Royal Princess will make its d
The latest evidence that snow angels have smiled on the Sierra this season? Mammoth Mountain will stay open into August. The massive resort has remained running that late only one time before, in
Touted as the most-attended herding event on the West Coast, the Vashon Sheepdog Classic shows off Vashon Island at its most scenic, and includes a fiber-arts venue as well.
PHILADELPHIA - Yo, tourists! The Rocky statue in Philadelphia is off-limits once again. The statue of the fictional boxer is located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Sylvester Stallone runs
Photos show almost 200,000 people crammed onto a beach in China on May 30. The visitors were marking the Dragon Boat Festival and were taking a dip in order to be blessed by the dragon gods.
Two Brits have captured tiger cubs in minute cages at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, and adults being forced to roar for photos with tourists at the Million Years Stone Park, both near Bangkok.
The red sea creature, which weighs around 26 lbs, can be seen slithering across the floor trying to move after it escaped. The bizarre incident took place in the city of Vladivostok in south-eastern
These photos, dating back to the very first days of photography in the late 1800s, up until the 1970s, chart the transformation of hot-spots including Paris, New York and London.
These postcards are part of an exhibition of 200 cards dating back 70 years being displayed at Gatwick Airport, curated Tom Jackson, creator of popular Twitter feed Postcard From The Past.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $435,000 penalty against United Airlines, saying the carrier failed to inspect a repair job before putting a plane back into service. The
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Volunteers have helped a disoriented 400-pound (180-kilogram) sea turtle make its way back to the ocean off the South Carolina coast. Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Prot
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Two experienced climbers who nearly got to the top of one of Colorado's highest mountains had to be hoisted to safety by a helicopter after being stranded ......
ROME - The catacombs of Domitilla, close to the Appian Way, have been restored with laser and scanning technology, reviving the fading tale of life and death in Rome's early ......
When your new product is fronted by a 200-foot spewing, man-made volcano, you’re not going to make a subtle entrance. You’re going to make a splash. Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay water park opened f
EDEN, Idaho - Visitors to the Minidoka War Relocation Center in southern Idaho will get a closer sense of what life was like for thousands of Japanese Americans forced to ......
It’s perhaps no surprise that when Johnny Depp was in the throes of a very public split from his young wife Amber Heard last year, he went to Sweden, and checked straight into Stockholm’s Grand Hote
Legend has it, when the Waturi people followed the golden fish Kunuku across the great ocean to Volcano Bay, they pit-stopped in Hawai’i and apparently picked up much of their language. The Hawaiian l
Envy-inducing shots show Tim Lutz, from Bedford, New Hampshire, working at his desk in his van preparing a tasty meal and getting ready to go out on a bike ride.
Walt Disney World has unveiled two restaurants that will be joining the Disney Springs lineup in 2018, including one that’s a new concept from famed chef Wolfgang Puck. According to a post on the offi
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