| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families
Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation. Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the hotel industry, being green sometimes means ripping out the greenery.
The Intercontinental Los Angeles Century City Hotel is removing draping ivy plants from the balconies of all 361 rooms, replacing them with drought-tolerant succulents.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It began in a village deep in the forests of southeastern Guinea, when a 2-year-old boy named Emile developed a mysterious illness.
Nothing, it seemed, could stem the child's fever and vomiting, and he died within days. A week later, the illness...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Jamaica has issued a travel ban against travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola crisis, a government news service announced Thursday. It joins the island of St. Lucia, Guyana and Haiti in barring people from the three West...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Block W. African travel
After the death of Thomas Duncan last week, it is time to block the travel of all people to the United States from the Western African countries until Ebola is no longer an epidemic
Meredith Cohen Orlando
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Family and friends of the first person to die of Ebola in the United States condemned the medical care that Thomas Eric Duncan received and called for a full examination of the case.
Duncan, 42, who was from Liberia, died Wednesday in Dallas after being...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:25 PM
President Obama talked up his administration's response to Ebola and the procedures standing as a line of defense against the spread of the virus in the U.S. while flanked by military and civilian advisors.
After several minutes of this show of force,...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A patient was tested for Ebola Sunday at a Miami-area hospital, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.
The patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for the disease, but the test was conducted to err on the side of caution,...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:36 PM
One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down.
The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent.
But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...