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  • Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth

    Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth
    Higher attendance and per-capita spending at Universal Orlando and Comcast Corp.'s other theme parks drove a 12.8 percent year-over-year jump in second-quarter revenue for the properties, the company reported Tuesday. The theme parks generated $615...
  • Paddle-wheeler cruises and more trip deals

    Paddle-wheeler cruises and more trip deals
    Summer's already starting to wind down, which means time for summer-ending deals. The American Queen Steamboat Co. is offering price reductions on some of the voyages of the American Queen, which plies the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, and the American...
  • Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?

    Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?
    On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country. Tourists may be able to rebook their...
  • Cuba hopes for more investment as Chinese president arrives

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island's independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro's revolution began. Xi arrived in Havana...
  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade Real-World Mileage

     
    The driverless car isn't a consumer reality yet, so if you need an intelligent, spacious and powerful road tripper, the redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade may well fit the bill. It's not perfect, but it has enough features to help drivers......
  • Fundraisers yes, Jimmy Kimmel no during Obama's Los Angeles visit

    As violence exploded in the Middle East and the world recoiled at the destruction of a commercial jetliner, President Obama kept largely to his schedule, which included recent appearances at Democratic fundraisers that drew criticism from political...
  • How to save both elephants and the ivory trade

    Because of British currency restrictions enacted just before World War II, my father had to come up with an innovative way of getting his cash out of England when, fearing a German invasion, we immigrated to the United States. He settled on silver. Before...
  • Regional Digest

    Rock Cats Win Center fielder Aaron Hicks had two hits and an RBI for the Rock Cats in a 4-3 win Monday night against Altoona at New Britain Stadium. Tyler Duffey (6-2) was the winning pitcher, and Cole Johnson picked up his seventh save. Zack Dodson (2-...
  • L.A. parents of fallen Israeli soldier say he believed in mission

    The Los Angeles parents of an American-born Israeli soldier killed in Gaza say their son was dedicated to his mission. Max Steinberg, 24, of Woodland Hills, was one of 13 soldiers killed over the weekend as fighting intensified. Dozens of people who...
  • Cyclone's Last Day Draws A Nostalgic Crowd

    Cyclone's Last Day Draws A Nostalgic Crowd
    AGAWAM, Mass. — The Cyclone roller coaster didn't go out with a bang Sunday, but there were plenty of roars as hundreds of passengers streamed to Six Flags New England for one last ride. Six Flags plans to retire the ride to make room for a new...
  • Summertime stories chapter two

    How could you live in Florida all year long? What about those hot summers? These are just a few of the questions my old New York friends asked me when we were planning the move here so many years ago. They still ask me all the time. And my answer to...