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  • Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows

    Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows
    The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image. The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...
  • Living on 'river time'

    Living on 'river time'
    Our adventure began at 7:37 a.m. on a Saturday. "Good morning, everyone!" said Capt. Alex, a fit, blue-eyed father of four who has made his career on the river. "Good morning!" came the surprisingly chipper early morning reply from my fellow...
  • Cremation offers lasting remembrance of beloved companions

    MOORHEAD, Minn. Bob Glassmann remembers well the day his beloved German shorthaired pointer, Abby, died at nearly 14 years old. He had raised her from a pup and trained her to hunt with him for upland game birds such as pheasants, ruffed grouse and...
  • Elvis Presley's honeymoon rental for sale in Palm Springs

    Elvis Presley's honeymoon rental for sale in Palm Springs
    Elvis slept here. A Midcentury Modern home in Palm Springs that was once leased to the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" Elvis Presley is up for sale at $9.5 million. Billed as his “honeymoon retreat,” the 1960 house is also notable for its...
  • Plan for spring boating safety

    Plan for spring boating safety
    Boat owners have different ideas about what it takes to prepare for the spring cruising season. Some feel that simply getting the boat launched, cleaned and shipshape is good enough. But planning ahead for your spring flings on the water can yield big...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/09/14

    Today's Birthday (04/09/14). It's a lovely year for magnificent adventures. Spend time on detailed plans, and set launch dates for after 5/20. Put energy into your home, friendships and partnerships this spring. Pretty up the place and throw parties....
  • You're ready to retire -- your spouse is not

    My dear aunt came to her career late after a long marriage and raising several children, so she expects to work for quite a few more years. In her 60s, she had to end a relationship because he was retired and wanted to travel and relax, while she had...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood to add 'Fast and Furious' attraction

    Universal Studios Hollywood to add 'Fast and Furious' attraction
    Universal Studios Hollywood is putting the pedal to the metal on a new attraction based on the popular "Fast and Furious" movie series. The theme park announced Tuesday plans to add a high-definition, 3-D feature to the park's long-running Studio Tour...
  • Culture with small groups

    Culture with small groups
    The Adventure Center offers trips from a variety of companies that emphasize getting immersed in local culture through small-group travel. Most trips are modestly priced and use modest lodgings while exploring often exotic destinations around the world....
  • American Airlines tweaks frequent flier program

    American Airlines tweaks frequent flier program
    American Airlines on Tuesday announced changed policies and a revamped program for redeeming frequent-flier miles, a mixed bag of good and bad news that affects how customers can cash-in reward miles and whether they get free checked bags, among other...
  • Go Away With ... James Durbin

    Go Away With ... James Durbin
    James Durbin didn't win "American Idol," but he made his presence known. He stood out with a musical style more hard rocking than the typical "Idol" contestant. His first album -- "Memories of a Beautiful Disaster" -- debuted at number eight on the...