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  • Australia clears Expedia's $610 million Wotif.com takeover

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's antitrust regulator on Thursday cleared online travel giant Expedia Inc to buy local rival Wotif.com Holdings Ltd, saying it did not expect the A$699 million ($610 million) deal to substantially lessen competition. The...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • Insurance Chief Shouldn't Go Quite So Far

    Insurance Chief Shouldn't Go Quite So Far
    State insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi is, as the old Ricky Nelson song goes, a travelin' man who has made a lot of stops all over the world. The question: Is his travel excessive? The Courant's Dave Altimari and Matthew Kauffman recently...
  • Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed

    Airline stocks close down after first U.S. Ebola case confirmed
    Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...
  • Altitude exercising: the high and low

    I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...
  • Halloween events around the suburbs

    Halloween events around the suburbs
    October is the time for haunted houses, fall festivals, scary hayrides and pumpkin-themed everything. We're here to help you scare up a party plan with a list of nearly 70 Halloween and fall events across the suburbs. Listings are subject to change, so...
  • Disney World introduces 'Frozen' holiday package

    Disney World introduces 'Frozen' holiday package
    Disney's Hollywood Studios will play host to a Frozen Holiday Premium Package on select dates that will run into the early days of 2016. The deal, which will mostly include elements tied to last year's blockbuster film, will include reserved seating for...
  • It's deck the hulls for the holidays at sea

    It's deck the hulls for the holidays at sea
    Looking for a cruise for this upcoming holiday season? Cruise lines are ready, saying “Deck The Hulls” with a variety of festive sailings in November and December. These cruises feature Christmas decorations, themed meals and entertainment...
  • Twitter grants $10 million to MIT for social data analysis, new tools

    Twitter grants $10 million to MIT for social data analysis, new tools
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Wednesday gave $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for research that would explore how people use and achieve shared goals using social networks. Over five years, the university's researchers...
  • Made from scratch in Chicago

    1811 W. Berteau Ave., Chicago 345 N. Canal Street, Chicago Chicago-based Lakland Guitars touts some premier names among its clients, customizing bass guitars for U2's Adam Clayton and Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, whose signature is engraved on the...
  • New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters

    New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters
     Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.  The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters."...