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  • Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia

    President Obama will travel to Estonia next month, visiting the former Soviet republic as he seeks to reassure leaders in the region who worry that Russian aggression in Ukraine may spread. Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Estonia's President...
  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • Chikungunya virus Q&A

    While the deadly Ebola virus raises fears about potential worldwide spread of disease, another exotic virus has already reached the United States. Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has caused epidemics in the Caribbean and has infected some in the...
  • FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv

    FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport. “The agency will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport and...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
  • Forbes Travel Guide to bring star ratings to Mexico and Caribbean

    Forbes Travel Guide to bring star ratings to Mexico and Caribbean
    Want to know where to find a real five-star hotel in Mexico? Soon you'll be able to. Forbes Travel Guide announced last week that it would add destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, and expand further into Latin America too. The first list of five-...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...
  • Tornadoes take a leading role in 'Into the Storm'

    Sometimes bad weather is an important supporting player in the movies. After all, without a thunderclap and a forked bolt of electricity striking his operating-room lightning rod, Dr. Frankenstein never could have shrilled his triumphant, "It's alive! It'...
  • Embassy staff evacuated as Iraqi rebels seize northwest town

    Embassy staff evacuated as Iraqi rebels seize northwest town
    The United States is beefing up security at its embassy in Baghdad and will evacuate some workers out of the Iraqi capital, the U.S. State Department said on Sunday. The move comes as Sunni insurgents seized a mainly ethnic Turkmen city in northwestern ...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 06/18/14

    Today's Birthday (06/18/14). Your power's growing this year. Stick to scheduled health routines. Financially there's plenty of action, especially before mid-July. Then get into wordsmithing, writing and recording. The message travels farther than...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/26/14

    Today's Birthday (04/26/14). Advance your career this year with fun and greater ease. Invest time in financial management, and it pays. Travel and research this spring. With Saturn retrograde until 5/20, creative projects undergo revision. Review and tune...