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  • Western Md. faces fracking threat

    Western Md. faces fracking threat
    The recent article about fracking in Western Maryland seemed to me to raise more arguments for not drilling for natural gas in Garrett County than for it ("Fracking debate intensifies in Western Maryland, those benefits would be relatively short-term...
  • Eagle gives Branden Grace a 1-stroke victory at Qatar Masters

    DOHA, Qatar — Branden Grace made a decisive eagle on the 16th to win the Qatar Masters on Saturday by one stroke and clinch his sixth European Tour title. The South African shot a final round 6-under 66 for an overall 19-under 269 to hold off...
  • In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

    In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective
    It took me several trips here to realize this, but if you know where to look and time it right, Death Valley is one giggle after another. Sure, it's vast, wind-raked, sun-baked and empty-seeming. Yes, it will confirm your puniness in the universe. And...
  • Times’ Scout Party trips to Death Valley

     
    In the 1930s and 40s, Los Angeles Times Outdoor Editor Lynn J. Rogers wrote the "Scout Party" travelogue column on day trips around Southern California. Death Valley was one of his favorite locations....
  • Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash

    Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash
    Expedia has acquired travel booking site Travelocity from the Sabre Corp. for $280 million in cash. The deal adds to Expedia's growing portfolio of websites. The Bellevue, Washington-company already owns nearly a dozen travel sites including Hotels.com,...
  • Building on direct flights, Sweden pitches for tourism from South Florida

    Building on direct flights, Sweden pitches for tourism from South Florida
    Travel is a two-way street, and just as South Florida seeks to lure more Scandinavians, so too does Scandinavia aim to attract more visitors from South Florida. Visit Sweden on Thursday organized its first event in Fort Lauderdale that targeted...
  • IMAX, elevated bike ride coming to new Carnival Vista

    IMAX, elevated bike ride coming to new Carnival Vista
    Carnival Cruise Lines' newest cruise ship comes with a view - quite a few views actually, and that's probably why they named it the Carnival Vista. The line revealed some major details of the 3,936-passenger ship that's due in spring 2016 including...
  • Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia

    Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia
    President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India to travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday, hours before the president was to depart for New Delhi. The...
  • Reader recommendation: Hotel Dauphine St. Germain in Paris

    Our family has stayed at Hotel Dauphine St. Germain in Paris repeatedly during the last 12 years. We consider the St. Germain area, situated in the 6th arrondissement, the best, known for its shops, galleries and famous restaurants such as Café de Flore....
  • History at hand in Richmond, Calif.'s mellow Point Richmond

    History at hand in Richmond, Calif.'s mellow Point Richmond
    Point Richmond is a little-known, charming enclave within the far rougher city of Richmond, Calif., nestled a few blocks from the 580 Freeway and a massive Chevron oil refinery. It's a cool find for anyone looking for a mellow Bay Area weekend, with Marin...
  • Oklahoma's effort to lure tourism with showplace Native American museum turns into debacle

    Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma's heritage as the U.S. Indian Territory in the 1800s and as home to 39 tribes. But after nearly 10 years and $90 million spent,...