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Why These Tiny Islands Were Traded for Manhattan
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 09:42:19 GMT
The Banda Islands were swapped for Manhattan 350 years ago. Now locals are using the anniversary of the trade to draw renewed attention to the lush island.
Sunbathers Watch as Wildfires Burn in French Riviera
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:27:00 GMT
Sunbathers in the French Riviera watched approaching wildfires near Saint-Tropez.
State Department Announces Ban on Travel to North Korea
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:20:00 GMT
American citizens are expected to be banned from traveling as tourists to North Korea, a U.S. official told NBC News.
Family of 5 Upset After Being Forced to Leave JetBlue Flight
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:33:00 GMT
After hearing the aircraft would return to the gate, a family of 5 were shocked to learn they were being kicked off the plane.
Who Planted the Fake News at Center of Qatar Crisis?
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:21:00 GMT
Qatar says fake news was planted in local and global media as part of a "smear campaign" — and senior U.S. officials agree.
Exploring Black History in South Carolina? There's an App For That.
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:12:48 GMT
The Green Book of South Carolina was introduced as the country's first travel guide for negro people, now it has taken on new life as an app for travelers.
Investigators Interview Captain in SF Taxiway Close Call
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:12:00 GMT
The NTSB has interviewed the captain of an Air Canada jet that descended toward a taxiway holding four other planes at San Francisco International Airport.
Delta Snaps Back After Ann Coulter Tweetstorm
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:45:00 GMT
Coulter's tweets were filled with insults to the airline's flight attendants, employee screening and training, WiFi, even the woman who was assigned to Coulter's original seat.
'Oven With Wings': How Hot Can It Be on a Plane?
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 17:12:00 GMT
After a mother had to briefly leave an aircraft when her 4-month-old son overheated, the FAA said it does not have a rule on how hot is too hot on a plane.
Jet Blast Kills Tourist at Caribbean Seaside Airport
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:16:49 GMT
The unidentified New Zealand woman was trying to feel a jet blast at Princess Juliana International Airport on St. Maarten.
United's New Plan for Overbooked Seats Means Extra Cash for You
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:50:04 GMT
After a major public relations black eye, United has a new plan for moving around passengers on busy flights.
Your Biggest Risk of Measles May Be a Trip to Europe
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:50:00 GMT
European countries such as Italy, Romania and Germany are fighting outbreaks or epidemics of measles, the World Health Organization says.
'Summer of Hell' Starts at Busiest U.S. Rail Hub
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 19:03:00 GMT
Welcome to 'the summer of hell,' New York commuters: emergency track work is about to make Penn Station a bigger mess than usual.
United Airlines Makes Mom Hold Toddler Entire Flight
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:28:00 GMT
A teacher was forced to hold her 27-month-old son for three and a half hours on a United Airlines flight after his seat was given to a standby passenger.
Sex Assault Victims on Cruise Ships Are Often Under 18
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:39:33 GMT
A Congressional report from 2013 said that a third of the sex-assault victims on cruise ships were minors.
'Houses Not Hotels:' Venetians Angry at Mass Tourism
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:28:38 GMT
Hundreds of Venice residents marched to protest increases in the city's tourism business, saying officials have neglected the needs of locals.
Abu Dhabi Dropped From On-Board Laptop Ban List
Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:25:12 GMT
The airport and the airline have implemented enhanced security measures, the TSA said. Eight airlines and nine airports still remain on the list.
Danger Zone: How Tour Operators Sell Unrest to Travelers
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:29:00 GMT
The death of Otto Warmbier has exposed a developing strand of adventure tourism that offers thrill-seekers front row seats to places gripped by unrest.
U.S. to Hold Off on Further Airline Laptop Bans
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:42:00 GMT
DHS has put off plans to impose further bans on laptop computers and other electronic devices in airline carry-on baggage for flights to the U.S. from Europe.
Obamas River Raft in Bali on Family Vacation
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:17:00 GMT
Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family are vacationing in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child.