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Italys white truffle hunters worry about climate change

Rising global temperatures are causing worry about the future of Italy’s prized white truffles

18 Nov 2019 12:24 am
Venice flooded again 3 days after near-record high tide

Waters are rising in Venice where the tide is reaching exceptional levels just three days after the Italian lagoon city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years

15 Nov 2019 2:48 pm
Hyatt will remove small bottles from hotel bathrooms by 2021

Hyatt removing small bathroom amenity bottles by 2021 in effort to reduce waste

14 Nov 2019 2:47 am
Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

Record crowds at airports anticipated over Thanksgiving holiday period

14 Nov 2019 12:15 am
Caltrans plans Highway 1 closures when storms are forecast

The California Department of Transportation plans to temporarily close landslide-plagued Highway 1 on the southern Big Sur coast when there are forecasts of significant rains this winter

13 Nov 2019 9:40 pm
Paella for one: Barcelona dazzles when you're traveling solo

A solo trip to Barcelona won't disappoint, even when you're watching friends, honeymooners and families sharing platters of seafood paella and taking in Anton Gaudí's mind-bending architectural jewels

12 Nov 2019 8:49 pm
Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded lagoon city

Tourists and Venetians have donned high boots and taken to raised walkways to slosh their way through high water in the lagoon city

12 Nov 2019 5:52 pm
Boeing details steps needed to get grounded Max jet flying

Boeing says it has several key steps left before the grounded 737 Max can fly again

11 Nov 2019 11:35 pm
Southwest pushes back return of troubled Boeing Max, again

Southwest Airlines delays return of the Boeing 737 Max, again

9 Nov 2019 1:51 am
Russia re-enacts legendary World War II parade in Moscow

Russian troops clad in World War II uniform marched across Moscow's Red Square in a reconstruction of a wartime parade

7 Nov 2019 6:03 pm
Hawaii may subpoena Airbnb for tax records of rental hosts

A judge has ruled that Hawaii tax authorities may subpoena Airbnb for records of its hosts as the state investigates whether operators of vacation rentals have been paying their taxes

7 Nov 2019 6:31 am
Grounded Boeing jet hits another pothole in path to return

Boeing has hit another obstacle as it tries to convince regulators to let the grounded 737 Max fly again

7 Nov 2019 4:32 am
Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties to improve trust

Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties and start a 24-hour hotline to improve trust

7 Nov 2019 1:58 am
Dutch police: Passengers, crew safely off plane at Schiphol

Dutch military police and an airport spokesman say that all passengers and crew are safely off a plane at the center of a security alert at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, An airport spokesman tells The Associated Press that "the situation is now safe."

7 Nov 2019 1:37 am
2 Louisiana parishes work to draw tourists from each other

Two parishes in southeast Louisiana are launching a joint promotion to draw tourists from each other

2 Nov 2019 10:32 pm
National Peanut Festival opens in southeast Alabama

An event that bills itself as the world's largest celebration of the peanut is under way in Dothan

2 Nov 2019 10:25 pm
Florida fast train to connect Miami cruise port with Orlando

Florida's new high speed rail is building a station at PortMiami marking a major opportunity for theme park tourist to have a car-free vacation by connecting them to the cruise capital of the world

30 Oct 2019 3:48 pm
CEO will tell Congress that Boeing made mistakes on Max jet

The Boeing CEO says the aircraft company knows it made mistakes and "got some things wrong" with its 737 Max jet

29 Oct 2019 2:37 am
Rebuilding of historic Glacier National Park chalet finished

Crews have completed the two-year effort of reconstructing the Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park

25 Oct 2019 8:12 pm
Climbers rush to beat ban on Australia's iconic rock Uluru

A climbing ban on the sandstone monolith called Uluru that dominates Australia's arid center marks indigenous Australians finding a new voice in national decision-making

25 Oct 2019 7:14 am
New cruise ship stars a raft of bona fide Tony Award winners

Tony Award-winners Alan Cumming, Norbert Leo Butz and Laura Benanti are headlining an interesting venue for Broadway stars _ a cruise ship

24 Oct 2019 10:58 pm
Jamaican citizens sue exclusive Yellowstone Club over wages

Five Jamaicans who were recruited to work at a ski resort for the ultra-rich just are suing the Yellowstone Club and a hospitality staffing agency alleging they were paid less than other Yellowstone Club employees doing the same work

23 Oct 2019 8:28 pm
Honolulu to consider limits on South Shore surfing contests

Honolulu considering setting limits on surfing contests held on Oahu's South Shore

22 Oct 2019 8:52 pm
Secret criteria for US no-fly list upheld by appeals court

The largely secret criteria for the government's no-fly list have been upheld by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving four people who sued over being barred from flying

22 Oct 2019 8:16 pm
Realism of Harvard's Glass Flowers still dazzles

Glass Flowers, on display at Harvard since 1893, continue to dazzle with their realism

22 Oct 2019 7:36 pm
$416M luxury resort under construction at Big Sky

The southern Montana resort community of Big Sky is getting a new $416 million luxury resort soon

21 Oct 2019 7:51 pm
German cabin crew union strikes at Lufthansa subsidiaries

A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike _ a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice

20 Oct 2019 2:40 pm
Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage Florida

Nestor has moved into Georgia after the former tropical storm made landfall on Florida's northern Gulf Coast and spun off at least three tornadoes, causing damage

20 Oct 2019 3:15 am
Lost Pacific Crest Trail hiker rescued in snowstorm

Hiker lost in Oregon mountains credits sheriff's deputies for saving his life.

20 Oct 2019 1:48 am
USS Constitution celebrates birthday with Boston Harbor tour

The USS Constitution has sailed in Boston Harbor to celebrate its 222nd birthday and the U.S. Navy's birthday

18 Oct 2019 8:25 pm
Plane carrying 42 goes off Alaska runway, 2 critically hurt

Nine National Transportation Safety Board investigators are heading to Alaska to start investigating why a commuter plane carrying 42 people overran the runway in a remote Aleutian Islands fishing community

18 Oct 2019 7:36 pm
In protest clouds, Hong Kong tourists see silver lining

The body-blow of months of political protests on Hong Kong's tourism is verging on catastrophic for one of the world's great destinations

18 Oct 2019 4:10 pm
FAA to test whether packed planes affect evacuation time

Federal researchers are about to test whether smaller seats and crowded rows slow down airline evacuations

18 Oct 2019 4:28 am
Grand Teton National Park removing non-native mountain goats

Grant Teton National park officials have announced plans to begin removing non-native mountain goats from the Wyoming park by lethal and non-lethal means

16 Oct 2019 11:24 pm
Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to legendary beast

In the picturesque mountains of north Georgia, an unassuming roadside building is now ground zero in the search for Bigfoot

16 Oct 2019 10:25 pm
Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man drawing can go on loan to Louvre

An Italian court has ruled that Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" drawing can be loaned to France's Louvre Museum, solving an ongoing cultural dispute between Italy and France

16 Oct 2019 9:47 pm
Hawaii closes nature reserve cliff popular with climbers

Hawaii closes access to Maui nature reserve cliff face over concerns rock climbing threatens native plant species

16 Oct 2019 7:27 pm
Worried about flying on a 737 Max? Your options may be few

Passengers who refuse to fly on a Boeing Max won't be entitled to compensation if they cancel

16 Oct 2019 7:23 pm