| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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....
| 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....
| Mar 2, 2014
Spring break alert!
The kids will soon be out of public school and time is running out to save on fun getaways. Palm Beach County students break on March 17-24. In Broward, kids are out of school March 21-28.
There are hotel and...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The U.S. State Dept. has issued a travel alert warning that Americans attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics should "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times."
With a violent insurgency continuing in the nearby North Caucasus, it is no...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Tuesday cautioned travelers about the risks of visiting Honduras, known as the “murder capital of the world,” saying that killings of Americans are frequent and almost never solved.
In a travel warning,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The bodies of a British man and a New Zealand woman shot to death near an oil terminal in western Libya were discovered Thursday by government troops, news agencies in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, reported.
Both victims were believed to have been...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A frigid weather system called the polar vortex gripped much of the Midwest on Monday as temperatures dropped to near-record, subzero lows, canceling school classes, grounding thousands of airline flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:55 AM
After deadly car bombings last week in Beirut, the U.S. State Department cautioned Americans in Lebanon to "exercise extreme caution" while in the country and to avoid going to public places like Western-style hotels, grocery stores and shopping centers....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Russian government has released new details about a proposed protest zone at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
President Vladimir Putin recently promised to create such a zone. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Friday that it would be located in the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Palm Springs Film Festival announced its juried awards winners Saturday, with the audience award to be announced Sunday.The FIPRESCI critics' prize went to Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown," while the FIPRESCI actor prize went to Mads...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MEXICO CITY — Federal authorities rushed Monday to head off a mini-civil war in the "hot land" of Mexico's Michoacan state, urging rural vigilantes to lay down their arms and go home rather than attempt to seize a city of 90,000 that has become a...