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  • Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea

    Carnival Cruises reports loss as it rebounds from calamities at sea
    Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise line company, reported a $15-million net loss for the three months that ended Feb. 28 as it continues to rebound from several cruise catastrophes. The Miami-based company that controls nearly 50% of the market...
  • Disney releases new 2015 cruise destinations

    Disney releases new 2015 cruise destinations
    Disney Cruise Line will be exploring the Norwegian fjords, Iceland and Faroe Islands for the first time in summer 2015, Disney announced Tuesday.  New itineraries are also set, including sailings from Copenhagen, Denmark to St. Petersburg, Russia....
  • Green and wild: Ireland the way you imagined it

    Green and wild: Ireland the way you imagined it
    "I carry the sun in a golden cup, the moon in a silver bag." --Irish poet W.B. Yeats Breda met me in front of the butcher shop and led my car down a road so narrow a moonbeam would need daylight to find it. Then we arrived at Thomas Lynch's...
  • High-end malls in Southern California court shoppers in China

    High-end malls in Southern California court shoppers in China
    As Chinese tourists spill from their tour bus into the Beverly Center, Charlie Gu hands each one a sleek black envelope. Inside: a Chinese-language map of the mall and a special discount card. Gu, the center's Mandarin-speaking Chinese specialist,...
  • In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech

     In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech
    BEIJING — Michelle Obama strayed into taboo territory during a speech Saturday at China's Peking University in which she called the rights of free speech and worship "the birthright of every person on this planet." The first lady dropped her...
  • Sweet 16 berth gives Dayton another week in the spotlight

    BUFFALO, N.Y. Tim Wabler came prepared for this trip to Buffalo. Dayton's Director of Athletics and Vice President and his wife Arlene brought their passports so they could visit both sides of Niagara Falls: the Canadian and the American. The Wablers and...
  • Cruise industry booming despite rough seas

    Cruise industry booming despite rough seas
    WASHINGTON — At first glance, the cruise industry's public-relations disasters during the past two years would seem like enough to make almost any business take on water. Since the Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy in January 2012, killing...
  • Carnival to resume cruises from Norfolk in 2015

    Carnival to resume cruises from Norfolk in 2015
    Carnival Cruise Lines plans to return to Norfolk in 2015 with its largest ship ever to operate from the city, the company announced Thursday. The 952-foot ship will pick up vacationers from the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center for trips...
  • Proposed high speed rail between Norfolk and Washington D.C. may include Peninsula link

    Proposed high speed rail between Norfolk and Washington D.C. may include Peninsula link
    A proposed high speed rail route from Norfolk to Washington D.C. might include a spur linking it to the peninsula by way of James City County. The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization board heard the news on Thursday during an update of an...
  • Syrian military captures Crusader castle from rebels

    Syrian military captures Crusader castle from rebels
    BEIRUT — The Syrian military on Thursday captured a historic Crusader castle that had long been a highly symbolic rebel bastion, the latest victory in an ongoing offensive along the Lebanese border, according to government and opposition accounts....
  • Slain Mendocino County deputy remembered as devoted cop

    Slain Mendocino County deputy remembered as devoted cop
    Friends and colleagues Thursday remembered slain Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino as and avid outdoorsman and veteran cop. The former high school wrestling and football star in Napa loved his job and took pride in his career,...