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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor says a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city’s Puerto Rican Day parade. Democr
OTTAWA - Homegrown entertainers from the worlds of stage and screen will converge in Ottawa over the Canada Day weekend for star-studded festivities celebrating the country's 150th birthday. Heritage
WAILUKU, Hawaii - Fair organizers in Hawaii have said they hope to keep their events running amid rising shipping rates. Organizers met last week with government officials and decided to draft ...
A kayaker at New Brighton Beach, California spotted a great white on May 22. The man said he saw the shark before he got into his kayak, but still proceeded to enter the water.
All four of Walt Disney World’s theme parks had dips in total attendance for 2016, according to a report released by the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM on Thursday. At Magic Kingdom, the m
If you want to hike Half Dome this summer, start making plans. The cables that guide hikers the last 400 feet to the top of the Yosemite high point will be in place starting Friday. The lottery fo
If you want to hike Half Dome this summer, start making plans. The cables that guide hikers the last 400 feet to the top of the Yosemite high point will be in place starting Friday. The lottery fo
Whether on elaborate treks to see ancient art or riding a mule to a remote goat farm, there’s plenty to write home about from these mountains of Central Baja.
In Taiwan the futuristic seaside holiday resort Sanzhi Pod City looks like a creepy scene from an alien film, with UFO-shaped structures peppering the landscape.
If you're looking for a knowledgeable travelling companion, consider installing the Detour app on your smartphone. The app offers 150 audio tours for walks through fascinating nooks and crannies in p
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen unveiled the world's largest aircraft at a hangar in California's Mojave Desert on Wednesday - the Stratolaunch, which has a wingspan of 385 feet.
Virginia Beach has 35 miles of waterfront, with 14 of those beachfront miles free and open to public access.             
The expansion of Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is complete, just in time for swimsuit season. It’s in a prime position for that — the two towers are adjacent to Volcano Bay, the water park that
Tonique a pet sheep relentlessly chases Rosie the sheepdog in endless circles around the ball in a field in Somerset. Rosie's owner said there was something ' fundamentally wrong' with the situation
A pensioner was caught pulling out hair from a camel at the Dalian Forest Zoo on May 31. The camel, in its shedding season, is fit and 'emotionally stable', according to the zoo.
JetBlue Flight 915 was diverted to Michigan's Gerald R. Ford International Airport (above) on Tuesday just after 8pm after a lithium battery in a passenger's laptop started a fire.
With a good place to base yourself and a hire car, the area opens up, and there are plenty of sights to see, wines to quaff, great food to share and coves to stumble across, writes Lauren York.
WASHINGTON - International arrivals to the U.S. declined slightly in September 2016 compared with September 2015, continuing a downward trend in inbound tourism that began earlier in 2016. The U.S. D
Melbourne's Tullamarine airport has been forced into lockdown after a passenger on an outgoing flight reportedly attempted to enter the cockpit of the plane
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Pilots of a JetBlue flight from New York to San Francisco were forced to land close to the midway point of the trip after a fire ......
The tourist board for Lake Norman in North Carolina asked people to send in shots summing up the area. Some of the responses weren't quite what they'd hoped for.
A New York City carriage horse is safely back in its stable after breaking free and running wild through rush hour traffic on Tuesday. But advocacy groups say the industry needs to come to an end.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to an Australian airport after a mentally-ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit, poli
School children enjoying the final few days of their half term will bask in warm sunshine until the weekend, when thunder and heavy rain will roll in from Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Melbourne's Tullamarine airport has been forced into lockdown after a passenger on an outgoing flight reportedly attempted to enter the cockpit of the plane
JetBlue Flight 915 was diverted to Michigan's Gerald R. Ford International Airport (above) on Tuesday just after 8pm after a lithium battery in a passenger's laptop started a fire.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had lodged protests with Emirates in both Dubai and Taipei. The airline's cabin crew traditionally wear the flag pin of their country on their uniforms.
The Rich Kids of Germany can be seen parading their acquired fortunes  both in Germany and overseas aboard yachts, private jets and dozens of infinity pools.
Orlando residents who want a nice vacation don’t have to travel far – at all. The city has been ranked No. 1 for “staycations” in a survey released by WalletHub, a personal-finance website. The report
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - The Museum of the Revolution in the Border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, tells the story of the Mexican Revolution — a conflict often overlooked in the ......
MailOnline Travel presents a catalogue of triumphant sun-worshippers; from the water gun-armed street walker to the man who built himself a throne made from pool noodles.
In Lonely Planet's new guide, 50 must-see spots are highlighted with the vast Grand Canyon in Arizona making the cut along with the arid salt flats of Bolivia.
The latest evidence that snow angels have smiled on the Sierra this season? Mammoth Mountain will stay open into August. The massive resort has remained running that late only one time before, in
Photos show almost 200,000 people crammed onto a beach in China on May 30. The visitors were marking the Dragon Boat Festival and were taking a dip in order to be blessed by the dragon gods.
Two Brits have captured tiger cubs in minute cages at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, and adults being forced to roar for photos with tourists at the Million Years Stone Park, both near Bangkok.
The red sea creature, which weighs around 26 lbs, can be seen slithering across the floor trying to move after it escaped. The bizarre incident took place in the city of Vladivostok in south-eastern
These photos, dating back to the very first days of photography in the late 1800s, up until the 1970s, chart the transformation of hot-spots including Paris, New York and London.
These postcards are part of an exhibition of 200 cards dating back 70 years being displayed at Gatwick Airport, curated Tom Jackson, creator of popular Twitter feed Postcard From The Past.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has decided its popular baby hippo is ready for her close-up. Fiona (fee-OHN’uh) is making her news media debut Wednesday evening with
CINCINNATI (AP) — A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has made its news media debut. Fiona (fee-OHN’uh) made her media debut Wednesday with cameras rolling as she na
WAIPAHU, Hawaii - Honolulu rail officials tested a rail car on the partly-built elevated guideway for the first time Tuesday. They took it for a 3-mile ride Tuesday, towing it between ......
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $435,000 penalty against United Airlines, saying the carrier failed to inspect a repair job before putting a plane back into service. The
ROME - The catacombs of Domitilla, close to the Appian Way, have been restored with laser and scanning technology, reviving the fading tale of life and death in Rome's early ......
When your new product is fronted by a 200-foot spewing, man-made volcano, you’re not going to make a subtle entrance. You’re going to make a splash. Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay water park opened f
EDEN, Idaho - Visitors to the Minidoka War Relocation Center in southern Idaho will get a closer sense of what life was like for thousands of Japanese Americans forced to ......
It’s perhaps no surprise that when Johnny Depp was in the throes of a very public split from his young wife Amber Heard last year, he went to Sweden, and checked straight into Stockholm’s Grand Hote
Legend has it, when the Waturi people followed the golden fish Kunuku across the great ocean to Volcano Bay, they pit-stopped in Hawai’i and apparently picked up much of their language. The Hawaiian l
Envy-inducing shots show Tim Lutz, from Bedford, New Hampshire, working at his desk in his van preparing a tasty meal and getting ready to go out on a bike ride.
Walt Disney World has unveiled two restaurants that will be joining the Disney Springs lineup in 2018, including one that’s a new concept from famed chef Wolfgang Puck. According to a post on the offi
You've spent hundreds, perhaps thousands of dollars planning your upcoming vacation. The last thing you want is to be laid up in the hotel room — or worse, hospital — missing out on llama trekking, su
LONDON - The catastrophic IT failure at British Airways that ruined travel plans for 75,000 people has raised questions about some older airlines' focus on costs to the detriment of ...
The debut of Pandora – The World of Avatar over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom has gotten the lion’s share of attention lately at Walt Disney World, but there are a couple of new happenings at Disney’s Ho
Biking Eastern Europe and hiking the Alps are just two adventures in this season’s travel books. They’ll also visit Cuba, Gascony and the South Pole.
NEW YORK - If you're a train and transportation buff, New York City is the perfect destination. There's the storied Grand Central Terminal, over 100 years old, with constellations from ......
An online campaign has been launched by animal lovers who have called for the tiger who killed Rosa King, 33, at Hamerton Zoo in Cambridgeshire, to be spared as fears grow it could be put down.
Cruise lines pride themselves in coming up with tempting dining options. But what if you just feel like a plain ol’ burger and a beer when you’re at sea? They’ve got that covered too, but in a ver
Time again to toast Science Center Live, the Orlando Science Center event. This Saturday’s edition of the 21-and-up outing will have a craft-beer theme. The after-hours event includes all the regular
It’s the quickest, wettest Manhattan tour you’ll ever take. Speedboat rides in New York Harbor are perfect for those who want to see the Statue of Liberty while zipping past at 45 mph. Tickets for
These postcards are part of an exhibition of 200 cards dating back 70 years being displayed at Gatwick Airport, curated Tom Jackson, creator of popular Twitter feed Postcard From The Past.
Plan to dig a little deeper into your wallet if you’re going to visit one of Hawaii’s national parks soon. Haleakala National Park on Maui and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii Island will
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