Help! I Reserved a Rental Car, but There Was No Car for Me.

That doesn’t explain why Alamo would run out of cars. Nothing was forcing the company to accept those additional reservations ...
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He’s Dazzled Diners in the U.S. Now He Aims to ‘Change People’s Perspectives’ in Ivory Coast.

The chef and model Roze Traore has checked the big-name boxes in New York City that lead to prominence in ...
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Disney’s Splash Mountain Closed. Now Superfans Are Selling the Water.

“Song of the South,” which was set on a Georgia plantation after the Civil War, mixed live-action filmmaking and animation ...
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‘The Place Where Shamans Dream’: Safeguarding Spirit Mountain

‘When I looked at it, I knew who I was’Earlier in the week, I had driven to Needles, Calif., to ...
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Safeguarding Avi Kwa Ame in Nevada, ‘The Place Where Shamans Dream’ 

‘When I looked at it, I knew who I was’Earlier in the week, I had driven to Needles, Calif., to ...
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A New Zealand Road Trip: Wine, Salmon and Stunning Views

Was it worth the journey? ‌ ‌On my last visit to New Zealand, in 2013, I thought this country was ...
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Biofoul: The Stowaway Turning Dream Cruises Into Trips to Nowhere

But not every passenger was able to weather the delay so gracefully.One woman, who had hoped to spend the long-planned ...
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Air Travel Debacles Put Pete Buttigieg in the Hot Seat

Even before the recent air travel woes, Mr. Buttigieg had faced calls to take a harder line with the nation’s ...
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FAA Says Outage Was Caused by Contractors Who ‘Unintentionally Deleted Files’

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that the system failure that caused thousands of flight delays last week occurred ...
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Could Air Someday Power Your Flight? Airlines Are Betting on It.

Another innovation has been on the radar since at least the Cold War: hydrogen-powered aircraft. But the engineering challenges here ...
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Seoul’s Best Hidden Restaurants and Bars

Seoul gleams with glass towers and brims with centuries-old architecture, but beyond the bright lights, it has a hidden intimate ...
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Hummus, Tahini and Other Tastes of Home in Jerusalem’s Old City

There is perhaps no other city in the world where you can hear three languages spoken by the locals to ...
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How to Make Fast Friends While Traveling? Try Playing Pickleball.

“One of the reasons I love pickleball is the community is so nice,” said Martin Michelsen, 21, a senior at ...
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Cloud ‘Shot Up’ Just Before Severe Turbulence Struck, Report Says

A Hawaiian Airlines pilot said that a cloud “shot up” like a smoke plume just before the airplane experienced severe ...
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Davos Is a Winter Haven, Even With the Crowds

It may be synonymous with the World Economic Forum’s annual gathering of world leaders, but Davos, Switzerland, is, first and ...
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Democratic Senators Press Southwest Over Its Christmas Meltdown

WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators are seeking an explanation from Southwest Airlines for its operational meltdown last month, ...
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FAA Outage Highlights Fragility of the Aviation System

Tens of thousands of flights were delayed or canceled around Christmas when frigid weather and storms made travel treacherous. But ...
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Disney Revises Pricing Policies at Its Parks

In an acknowledgment that it may have pushed too hard on its domestic theme parks for profit, angering some of ...
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Help! A Check-in Agent’s Mistake Made Me Miss an Antarctic Cruise and I’m Out $17,000.

“While we empathize and understand that the insured’s travel was negatively impacted,” he wrote, “the plan does not cover errors ...
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Southwest’s Meltdown Could Cost It Up to $825 Million

The meltdown that forced Southwest Airlines to cancel more than 16,700 holiday flights could cost the carrier between $725 million ...
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The Cheetahs Made a Kill. Then the Safari Trucks Swarmed In.

The video surfaced online around October. Filmed from a distance, it shows an antelope grazing on the African plain. Suddenly, ...
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Read Your Way Through Tokyo

Which classic authors should I read?With the influx of Western thought and ideas in the newly open Tokyo in the ...
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Dubai Suspends Alcohol Tax as Regional Competition Heats Up

While it is still the most popular regional destination for tourists and foreign workers, Dubai is facing increasing competition from ...
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Timeless Portraits of L.A.’s Arcades

I’ll always remember the first time I stepped into Blipsy Bar on N. Western Avenue, in Los Angeles’s Koreatown. I ...
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Their Flights Canceled, Southwest Travelers Were Threatened With Arrest

It wasn’t the canceled flight on Christmas Day that upset Shelley Morrison the most. It was the police officer threatening ...
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Southwest Steps Closer to Normal With Only Dozens of Cancellations on Friday

After a nightmare week of cancellations that left Southwest Airlines scrambling to repair its reputation, the beleaguered airline appeared to ...
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Artists and Makers Are Doubling Down on Johannesburg

Welcome to T Wanderlust, a new travel newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Twice a month, we’ll recommend global ...
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What Can Stranded Travelers Expect From Southwest?

Will passengers who booked flights on other airlines be reimbursed for those flights?They are in a more complicated category.Though Southwest ...
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Japan’s Ski Mecca, Niseko, Is Desperate for Workers

Along with its bountiful, gossamer-light snow, the Japanese ski resort area of Niseko has come to be known for luxury ...
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Why Did Southwest Cancel Thousands Of Flights? Here’s What Happened.

Five days after severe winter weather wreaked havoc on holiday air travel across the United States, most major carriers are ...
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Babies in First Class: Which Side of the Aisle Are You On?

Before booking a first-class ticket, parents must make an informed decision as to whether they think their child will be ...
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You’re Going to Need a Smaller Boat: Island Hopping in the Grenadines

We spent the morning hanging around the dock looking for a boat to take us over. The weather was taking ...
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Alberto Zamperla, Amusement Park Impresario, Is Dead at 71

In 2019, Mr. Zamperla was inducted into the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Hall of Fame.Alberto Zamperla was ...
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Long Lines Ease at Chicago O’Hare, as Travelers Hope to Avoid Flight Delays.

The lines at Chicago O’Hare International Airport were much shorter on Friday morning than on the last two days, and ...
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How to Travel the World While Putting Nature First

The report recommends reconnecting people to nature. How?Some hotels in the tropics are connecting the consumer with the nature around ...
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What to Do if the Winter Storm Impacts Your Holiday Travel

Wind, freezing rain and snow are predicted from the Northwest to the Northeast this week. Forecasters say vast swaths of ...
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Black Ice and White Knuckles: Braving the Elements on Iceland’s Ring Road

The studded tires on our rented Toyota minivan were spinning, but we were not getting out of that three-foot snowbank ...
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Exploring the World in Miniature: A Model Train Lover’s Paradise in Hamburg

We had an all-encompassing view of Rio de Janeiro and its surroundings: Sugarloaf Mountain, the Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana ...
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Our Top Travel Stories, Tips and Photos From 2022

This was the year the world (mostly) reopened for travel. It came in fits and starts, and a year that ...
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36 People Hurt, 11 Seriously, as Turbulence Rocks a Flight to Hawaii

“There was no warning of this particular patch of air,” he said.The seatbelt sign was on at the time, but ...
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Book Review: ‘Jan Morris: Life from Both Sides: A Biography’

Though Morris wrote that her marriage was “open,” Clements keeps things strictly PG, whether out of discretion or lack of ...
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The Iconic Palladio Expands in Jaipur, India

Welcome to T Wanderlust, a new travel newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Twice a month, we’ll recommend global ...
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Travel Meditations From a Stuck-at-Home Vagabond

How do you choose where you’re going?It depends. Every trip is different. I went to Southeast Asia a few years ...
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Help! My Pricey Travel Credit Card Wouldn’t Work When I Traveled

I’m not going to start feeling sorry for credit card issuers any time soon, given their profits. But they do ...
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Cheap Meets Eco-Chic on the Ski Slopes

After years of holding pop-up resale events, Patagonia introduced its Worn Wear program, selling used Patagonia goods and apparel online, ...
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Black Travelers Say Home-Share Hosts Discriminate, and a New Airbnb Report Agrees

Not the only oneAirbnb is the largest company in the vacation-rental industry, but it’s not the only one wrestling with ...
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Taking to the Woods With Maine’s ‘Tree Tippers’

In northern Maine, when the last of the wildflowers go golden on their stems — when the temperatures dip, fishermen ...
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Read Your Way Through Kingston, Jamaica

What book reveals a Kingston that Kingstonians don’t know?Kerry Young’s “Pao.”Don’t be surprised if you didn’t know that Kingston once ...
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Real ID Deadline for Domestic Fliers is Extended. Again.

The 2005 Real ID Act, which mandates that U.S. travelers must carry more than a standard driver’s license to board ...
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At a Club Med Ski Resort, Learning to Love the Apéro

“Have you been to Club Med before?” asks the woman at the front desk of Club Med Québec Charlevoix, as ...
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How Some Skiers Are Taking Back the Mountains

But by 2014, Taos Ski Valley was a faded jewel. The New Mexico resort had lost approximately 40 percent of ...
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Rogue Wave Strikes Cruise Ship, Killing One and Injuring 4 Others

A passenger died and four others were injured after a large, unexpected wave hit a cruise ship traveling toward a ...
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8 New Hotels for Winter Enthusiasts in the U.S. and Europe

St. Moritz and Zermatt may be top-of-mind Swiss ski resorts, but Crans-Montana, which sits above the Rhône Valley in the ...
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How Ski Resorts Are Making Learning to Ski More Fun

McCoy Park is only one of the mid- to high-elevation zones that resorts are creating to make sure beginners and ...
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The Quiet Thrill of Winter Wildlife Viewing

A coyote walking the freshly groomed cross-country ski trails greeted us at the nearby Snowmass Club Golf Course, where we ...
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New Ski Lifts Are Changing U.S. Slopes With Shorter Lines and Faster Rides

Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado: PlungePlunge lords over some of the best terrain in North American skiing, with steep and consistent ...
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A Man Fell From a Cruise Ship. And Survived.

The Carnival Valor had been at sea for only a day when calls came over the loudspeaker asking a certain ...
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For Sale in Chile: A Modern Mediterranean Villa for $2.5 Million

María José Borquez, owner of Borquez & Asociados, agreed that most transactions are domestic, with many city buyers seeking homes ...
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Love or Leave Winter, On the Cheap

Travel this winter, like pretty much everything else, is not expected to be a bargain. While rates for hotels and ...
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The Key to Vacationing with a Toddler? A Wave-Free Beach.

Even before I became a parent, I knew how terrible traveling with toddlers could be. “It stops being a vacation ...
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How Green is Your Cruise?

In the Caribbean, many cruise companies have bought islands and turned them into private resorts for the exclusive use of ...
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Could I Survive the ‘Quietest Place on Earth’?

The day of my record attempt, Orfield crossed the room’s threshold, and his voice immediately sounded far away, as the ...
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Regional Airports Have Lost a Large Number of Flights

Even when airports are served by multiple airlines, “when you drill down into the route level there may be only ...
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For Sale in the French Alps: Ski Chalet With a Backyard Mountain Range

A Four-Bedroom Chalet Near Lake Geneva$4.1 MILLION (3.98 MILLION EUROS)This four-bedroom chalet is perched on the brow of a hill ...
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The Cool, Wild and Very Remote Andaman Islands

I’ve traveled to the Maldives, the Seychelles, the Caribbean, Thailand, Bali, the South Pacific and beaches up and down Africa’s ...
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Help! I Was Banned From Lyft and No One Will Tell Me Why.

His explanation: good customer service is labor- and resource-intensive, and its benefits are hard to measure by many companies’ metrics ...
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Sizing Up This Year’s Batch of Black Friday Travel Deals

Travel in winterTargeting slow periods, many deals aim to fill first-quarter vacancies. In New Orleans, ONE11 Hotel is offering up ...
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Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Who Inspired ‘The Terminal,’ Dies in Paris Airport

Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian refugee who lived for 18 years in Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and whose ...
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House Hunting in the Canary Islands: A Former Social Club on Tenerife

The quarter-acre property and neighborhood are lush with dragon trees, palm trees, wild olive, juniper, hollyhocks, heather and rockrose, Mr ...
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The Return of the Jaguar in the Yucatán Peninsula

From the top of the great pyramid of the ancient Maya city of Calakmul in the southern Yucatán Peninsula in ...
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The World’s Most-Visited Glaciers Could Soon Be Gone

Making the World Heritage List from UNESCO, the United Nations’ educational, scientific and cultural organization, is a kind of gold ...
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Meet the Woman Planning an Underwater Highline

New York has the High Line, Miami has the Underline and, in the next few years, Miami Beach will have ...
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Touring Atomic New Mexico and the State’s Surrounding Attractions

They say the sun rose twice over a corner of southern New Mexico on July 16, 1945. The first sunrise ...
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At Home Beneath the Waves

This article is part of our latest special report on Waterfront Homes.Every generation has had its own fixation with the ...
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As Dollar Strengthens, U.S. Students in Europe Feel the Benefits

The strengthened dollar sweetened the deal for Callie Colvin, 23, from North Richland Hills, Texas, who in September began a ...
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Domestic Fliers Will Need Real ID Compliant Identification in 2023

Can I get a Real ID regardless of where I live?Real ID-compliant licenses and identification cards are now being issued ...
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From Nashville to Tupelo on the Natchez Trace Parkway

The rain soon stopped and I pulled over to open the sunroof just as my iPhone’s shuffle setting landed on ...
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Surfing in Britain? It’s Chilly but Brilliant and Widening in Appeal.

CROYDE BEACH, England — The sea already had a bit of a winter chill, but the girls in their purple ...
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Savoring Oregon’s Wine Country, No Driving Required

“Violets are good in my book,” affirmed Anna Matzinger, who makes wine along with her husband, Michael Davies, under the ...
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Emily Dickinson, at Home in Her ‘Full-Color Life’

AMHERST, Mass. — “Here is our Wizard of Oz moment,” a guide asked on a recent afternoon, before opening a ...
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Dark Tourism: Destinations of Death, Tragedy and the Macabre

North Korea. East Timor. Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous enclave that for decades has been a tinderbox for ethnic conflict between Armenians ...
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Airlines Need New Planes, but the Supply Chain Has Other Ideas

The company said on Wednesday that 737 production was mainly being held back by engine deliveries and that it was ...
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An Abandoned Fort Gets New Life in Rajasthan: House Hunting in India

Market OverviewIn its annual Financial Stability Report, released in June 2022, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) noted that the ...
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Help! The Hotel I Booked Online Became a Homeless Shelter and No One Told Me.

“A stressful experience when we thought we would have to sleep on a bench in Central Park,” said Erica, from ...
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Geez, Even Fargo Has Gone Upscale

Fargo, N.D., doesn’t have a great reputation, which is exactly why my 13-year-old and I decided to visit.Perhaps best known ...
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A Mexican Architect Reimagines Baja’s Rancho Pescadero

Welcome to T Wanderlust, a new travel newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Twice a month, we’ll recommend global ...
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Airlines Cash In as Flexible Work Changes Travel Patterns

“We know that travelers, many of them, have not traveled either home for the holidays or for traditional vacations for ...
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A Tranquil Place to Stay in Northern Thailand

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we share things we’re eating, ...
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Goodbye Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Hello, Luxury Bus?

John Rosenberg found a last-minute flight for $200 last month from Washington, D.C., to Nashville to see Pearl Jam. But ...
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Traveling at the End of the World: A Tour of Canada’s Gaspé Peninsula

It’s the Western Hemisphere’s original superhighway: Long before Route 66 or the Oregon Trail or even the Erie Canal — ...
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When Is the Best Time to Book Holiday Travel?

With more people working remotely, many travelers have more flexibility over when to fly. In that case, you may be ...
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Is This the World’s Most Picturesque High Dive?

Balancing on the slippery, shimmering stones of the breathtaking bridge, with the cold waters of the Neretva River glistening far ...
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Two Black Comedians Sue Police Over Search at Atlanta Airport

Eric André cleared security at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, gave the gate agent his boarding pass and was moments ...
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Yellowstone Reopens a Key Gateway After Devastating June Flooding

Four months after raging floodwaters swept through Yellowstone National Park, forcing it to close for about a week and chasing ...
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Lufthansa Says Apple AirTags Are Once Again Allowed in Checked Bags

The German airline Lufthansa reversed itself on Wednesday, saying that Apple AirTags and other Bluetooth tracking devices would once again ...
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A Jewel in the Woods of Quebec for $1.6 Million: House Hunting in Canada

A Five-Bedroom House on 106 Acres in Quebec$1.58 MILLION (2.175 MILLION CANADIAN DOLLARS)Set on 106 wooded acres in Val-des-Lacs, a ...
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An Irish Castle to Call Your Own

The imposing wooden door creaks open and my children burst into the shadowy entryway, gleefully giggling as they race up ...
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Lufthansa Says Passengers Can’t Use Apple AirTags to Track Checked Bags

Lufthansa, a German airline, set off confusion recently after telling passengers that they could not use trackers like Apple AirTags ...
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A Brooklyn Artist Crafting Perforated Furniture

Thomas Barger’s Hole-Filled CreationsThomas Barger’s puffy pastel chairs and whimsical ruffled tables only look soft; in reality, the designer and ...
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Besides Frieze, Here Are Other Things in London to See

LONDON — Visitors to Frieze have an embarrassment of other attractions to choose from in London. All they need to ...
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