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  • Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips

     Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips
    A tugboat might not be what you think of when you consider boutique cruising, but that's what Maple Leaf Adventures has in mind for the 2015 season. The company specializes in intimate cruises in British Columbia and Alaska. Joining the 92-foot schooner...
  • 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...
  • With free visas, Thailand tells Chinese tourists 'please come back soon'

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - To make vacationing in a country still under martial law a little more attractive, Thailand's military junta is offering tourists from China free visas. Chinese are the biggest visitors to Thailand, accounting for 18 percent of total...
  • Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue

    Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue
    If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you. After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains. Han was...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 08/21/14

    Today's Birthday (08/21/14). Your personal power expands this year, with Jupiter, Mercury, Venus and the Sun in your sign. Shake ups at work this October reveal new options. Direct your talents at home and with family until 12/23, then an intriguing...
  • 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...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • 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...
  • 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'...