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5 Oct

CHICAGO (AP) — Injuries from zip line accidents have soared along with the popularity of an activity that hurtles riders through the air, sometimes at dizzying heights above ground, a study of U.S. emergency room data shows. Over 16 years, nearly 17,000 people were treated for zip line-related injuries including broken bones, cuts and sprains; […]
3 Oct

The “desnudas” pose with tourists (for tips) in the New York square, but are opposed by city officials who have recommend they be restricted to a small area.
2 Oct

A first-time visitor is apprehensive given Egypt’s unrest and a recent attack on tourists, but finds uncrowded sights and helpful guides.
2 Oct

Test your geography smarts with this quiz: Q: What bodies of water does Egypt’s Suez Canal connect? A: The Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
2 Oct

We take to the road for a look at Chelan, Twisp and Winthrop.
2 Oct

New United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said that the airline hasn’t lived up to the promises it made five years ago when it merged with Continental Airlines.
2 Oct

SAN FRANCISCO  — A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, saying it was humiliating to be thrown off a rail car when loud and inebriated white passengers were allowed to stay. The 11 women sued Napa Valley Wine […]
2 Oct

LAS VEGAS — Two former craps dealers at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas and two of their friends have been accused of siphoning more than $1 million off gambling tables over nearly two years by quietly paying phantom bets. A prosecutor said Thursday that the scheme unraveled after another dealer became suspicious and notified […]
2 Oct

NAXOS, Greece (AP) — It doesn’t have the glitz and glamour of nearby Mykonos, nor Rhodes’ steady stream of European charter flights disgorging package tourists. The island of Naxos, with its inland verdant mountains and kilometers of sandy beaches, is considered more a quiet family holiday destination as well as a producer of top agricultural […]
2 Oct

Airport officials OK a 1-year pilot program for Uber; Lyft already allowed.
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