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  • Foreign travel: Warnings on Crimean Peninsula, Mali

    Risks and warnings The State Department continues to warn U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine and all travel to the Crimean Peninsula and eastern areas of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lugansk due to tensions in the region. The U.S....
  • Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing

    Airport security 'recomposure' areas worked but are disappearing
    Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...
  • 4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe

    4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe
    Four people were killed and dozens others were hospitalized after a charter bus headed west on Interstate 10 near Blythe crashed and overturned early Wednesday when the driver tried to avoid steel pipes that were strewn on the highway from a jackknifed...
  • Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan

    Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan
    Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney...
  • Money saving tips for summer travel

    Money saving tips for summer travel
    Be flexible: If you are traveling to Florida, for example, check the prices to fly to the various airports near your destination. Flying to Tampa could be up to $200 cheaper than flying to Sarasota. Sign up for airfare price alerts: When travelers put a...
  • ISIS militants in Iraq gain more ground with capture of Tal Afar

    ISIS militants in Iraq gain more ground with capture of Tal Afar
    Fighters affiliated with an extremist Al Qaeda-inspired faction seized control of another town in the northwest of Iraq on Monday, beating back pro-government forces scrambling to stop the group's advance. Tal Afar, an ethnically diverse town of Sunni...
  • Travel to North Korea at your own risk

    I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
  • Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan attack that killed dozens

     Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan attack that killed dozens
    TheĀ  Shabab on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack the day before that killed at least 48 people, marking the first time the militant group from Somalia had launched an assault of this scale on a town in neighboring Kenya. Witnesses reported...
  • Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show

    Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show
    The nation's airlines continue to pack passengers on domestic flights at record rates by limiting the number of seats and planes they add as demand grows, according to the latest federal data. The percentage of filled seats on domestic flights grew to...
  • Myths busted? Well, some of them

    Myths busted? Well, some of them
    Can a human dodge a bullet? Do you get wetter running through the rain or walking? Could you really poke a shark in the eye if it was trying to eat you? How can you learn the answers to these and other burning questions inspired by popular scientific...
  • Will Malaysia Airlines survive the loss of Flight 370?

    Will Malaysia Airlines survive the loss of Flight 370?
    Even before the disappearance of its Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines faced financial turbulence and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Asia. Still, airline experts say Malaysia's flagship carrier could survive the economic blow of the disaster by...