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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Fed
A Quebec man is trying to sue an airline after he was allegedly served sparkling wine instead of champagne on a flight.
The newest train in Central Florida dips, curves and echoes European sleekness during its three-minute, 1.25- mile dash between the existing and the future at Orlando International Airport.The newly i
A Quebec man is trying to sue an airline after he was allegedly served sparkling wine instead of champagne on a flight.
Flying rights are governed by EU-wide deals and because it is not part of the WTO, the aviation sector has no fallback to protect flights if there is no deal between Britain and the EU.
SAN FRANCISCO - California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order to speed up recovery as fire authorities say they've stopped the progress of wildfires that have killed at least ...
Airstream's latest product, the recently-unveiled Globetrotter, offers its loyal customers a refreshing European twist - with an interior design inspired by the continent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery bus boycott will be returned to the United States from Germany and displayed for three months in ......
MILAN (AP) — A 52-year-old tourist from Spain was killed Thursday by falling masonry in one of Florence’s most famous churches, the Basilica of Santa Croce. The church, a top tourist attracti
MILAN (AP) — Falling masonry in one of Florence’s most famous churches killed a 52-year-old tourist from Spain on Thursday, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. The tourist and his wife wer
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — A conservative city in northwest Iowa is hosting its first pride festival to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The Sioux City Journal reports that Orange
NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue has stopped selling tickets on a dozen smaller travel websites in hopes of driving customers to the airline’s own site and reducing the company’s costs. The airl
Hundreds of firefighters tried to quell the blaze, which broke out at around 3am local time, but were unable to stop the flames from consuming the lakeside Kandawgyi Palace Hotel.
Pasta lovers of the world, take note: Your favorite noodles may be coming to a cruise ship near you. Princess Cruises has added a new celebrity chef to its lineup, and his specialty is Italian foo
When we sisters-in-law (one in California, the other in Nevada) agreed to a midway Western weekend for the brothers, we should have known better. The setting and scenery would be grand, the river
Saint Bernard Wilfred, from Widnes, Cheshire, goes on weekly adventures with single dad Jon Morgan, 42, and 11-year-old schoolgirl Hollie Morgan across the UK's landscapes.
Symphony of the Seas will measure 230,000 tons and carry more than 6,000 passengers.             
Travelers preparing for one of the busiest times of the year may want to take some time to bone up on tips and tricks to make their journeys easier by attending Times Travel Talks on Nov. 12. This
Fight the urge to hole up inside this fall and winter and explore these four great escapes across the state.             
Slip away from the crowds, wander down cobblestone lanes and get a first-hand look at how the locals live.             
In honor of Diwali, explore authentic Indian food at these eateries across the country.             
Passenger Daniel Macduff is suing Toronto-based Sunwing for serving sparkling wine during a flight to Cuba, despite marketing the flight as having 'champagne service'.
Passenger Daniel Macduff is suing Toronto-based Sunwing for serving sparkling wine during a flight to Cuba, despite marketing the flight as having 'champagne service'.
The beautiful pure white owl was photographed at a secret location, on private land, just outside of Durham City Centre.
The lake, in Russia's Siberia, is a natural wonder of 'exceptional value to evolutionary science' meriting a listing as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
MAUI, Hawaii - Maui firefighters are battling a sizable brush fire that has closed a highway and forced evacuations. Fire officials tell the Star Advertiser that the fire was about a ......
Researchers in Germany have documented a steep decline in flying insects at dozens of nature reserves. It is thought the decline could be caused by agricultural pesticides.
New Yorkers with a taste for an expensive city staple will have an opportunity to try the $1,000 bagel when it returns to the city next month. The Westin New York ......
At only an hour’s domestic flight away from Nairobi, Diani Beach is becoming one of the most popular sun, sea and sand destinations in Kenya.
At only an hour’s domestic flight away from Nairobi, Diani Beach is becoming one of the most popular sun, sea and sand destinations in Kenya.
PETALUMA, Calif. - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 1:50 p.m. California fire officials have reported significant progress on containing wildfires that have ravaged parts of Nor
LUCKNOW, India - India's famed monument of love, the white marble Taj Mahal, is finding itself at the heart of a political storm, with some members of the country's ruling ......
A sensible diet doesn’t have to and shouldn’t fall by the wayside when on vacation.
SEATTLE - So far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban. As with his previous two attempts to bar travellers from certain predominantly Muslim nations from ......
The state had initially been notified by the Department of Homeland Security that it was under a grace period through Jan. 22 as the federal government continued its review of states’ progress.
Seattle Times reader Bob Ross’ photo of The Mountain at sunrise, as seen from his Gig Harbor home.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according
Sequences inspired by the upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” film will be incorporated into the Star Tours attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park as of Nov. 17, the company has ann
Recent hurricanes and their aftermaths had positive and negative effects on hotel occupancies and revenue, depending on location, according to figures released Wednesday. The occupancy rate for the Or
SeaWorld, which has struggled with declining attendance, announced it is cutting 350 positions effective today, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. The company is laying off people and not refilling open po
The Casewell family, from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, suffered the stomach-churning experience on a Jet2 flight from Cyprus.
Explore Prague's beer scene with beer halls, beer gardens and local snacks in the country with the most beer consumption per capita.             
An elephant who spent a day trapped in a flooded river in Thailand has been rescued by animal conservationists. Video shows the ten-year-old elephant stranded in the swell caused by a storm.
PETALUMA, Calif. - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 10:05 a.m. A spokesman for the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says he doesn't expect the death toll to go much higher ...
The Pacific Northwest was hit with heavy rains and strong wind on Wednesday thanks to an enormous, 5,000-mile long atmospheric river that spans from China to North America.
LONDON - A new British Library exhibition is tracing the history of magic to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone." With ......
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah officials working to lure Amazon to the Salt Lake City area are keeping details of their bid under wraps but economic development officials say recreation opportunities play a
Boulder, pictured, tops a list of 25 of America’s happiest cities, revealed in new book The Blue Zones of Happiness, by National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner.
It was Andretti Day, figuratively and literally on Tuesday. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs proclaimed it so as Mario Andretti and his famed racing family gathered in Orlando for a grand-opening/VIP
LISBON, Portugal - The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in unprecedented wildfires this year in the Iberian nation. The European Uni
PETALUMA, Calif. - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:55 a.m. A sixth firefighter has sustained minor injuries battling a blaze in California's Santa Cruz mountains south of the
Fred and Saffron Baker, from Derbyshire, plotted 16 years ago to build their own home. However, the green site for their 'earth shelter' had one huge problem - it was built on a 30 degree slope.
Japanese hedgehog and Instagram star Azuki stars in the adorable new photoshoot, where he also plays with a mini grill and boards a tiny kayak.
DAMASCUS, Va. - It was an invitation even teenagers who had hoped to be watching college football or playing video games couldn't resist: a mountain bike ride — all downhill. Visitors ......
Looking for places to get your Halloween spooky on? Think a little farther than your local theme park gore fest. In Romania’s Transylvania region, for example, you can visit Bran Castle, which h
Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 selected Wynn and sister site Encore as the best pair of hotels in Las Vegas. In L.A., the newly opened Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills took the No
Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 selected Wynn and sister site Encore as the best pair of hotels in Las Vegas. In L.A., the newly opened Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills took the No
Forecasters have warned of flooding to homes, power cuts and delays to transport as an intense low pressure system brings a swathe of strong winds over southern England on Saturday.
SPONSORED. ‘Beautiful British Columbia’ may be a cliché but it’s a well-deserved one.
A team of AirAsia cabin crew decided to ditch their professionalism during a recent flight - in favour of a public moaning contest during a flight over the South China Sea.
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