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A German town, pop. 2,135, welcomes some 2 million visitors for Martin Luther's 500th
A German town, pop. 2,135, welcomes some 2 million visitors for Martin Luther's 500th

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 15, 2017

It's 8 a.m. in east Germany, and Gunter, a hulking tree trunk of a man, is swinging a hammer over his head, pounding together the steel frame of a...

Yellowstone supervolcano may blow sooner than thought — could wipe out life on the planet
Yellowstone supervolcano may blow sooner than thought — could wipe out life on the planet

By: - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Scientists working in and around Yellowstone National Park say that the supervolcano sitting under the tourist attraction may blow sooner than thought,...

New hotel a big deal for Woodland Park community
New hotel a big deal for Woodland Park community

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Woodland Park is getting a new hotel for the first time in 20 years. The 62-room Microtel Inn and Suites, a brand of the Wyndham hotel empire, is...

Colorado Springs Airport offering discounted parking during holiday season
Colorado Springs Airport offering discounted parking during holiday season

By: Rich Laden - 0 Fri, Oct 6, 2017

The Colorado Springs Airport will offer discounted parking again this year for holiday travelers, although the deal won't be quite as good as in past...

Suthers: Colorado Springs Airport could double current passenger numbers
Suthers: Colorado Springs Airport could double current passenger numbers

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Sun, Oct 1, 2017

The Colorado Springs Airport could more than double its passenger numbers and nonstop destinations over the next five years, if more travelers from...

Denver airport’s therapy dog program gets its first cat
Denver airport’s therapy dog program gets its first cat

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Denver International Airport’s therapy dog program –code name CATS— is getting its first genuine feline. And she looks adorable. Meet Xeli. The...

WATCH: Police drag woman off Southwest Airlines flight 
WATCH: Police drag woman off Southwest Airlines flight 

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Police officers physically removed a woman from a Southwest Airlines plane before it took off from Baltimore, the latest passenger scuffle to be...

Cost announced to build Colorado Hyperloop
Cost announced to build Colorado Hyperloop

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 25, 2017

DENVER — Colorado's dream of a futuristic transportation system that would move passengers and freight at speeds of nearly 700 mph (1,126 kph) using a...

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Norman Rockwell's 3 sons seek to halt sale of his artworks
Norman Rockwell's 3 sons seek to halt sale of his artworks

By: 0 10 hr ago

BOSTON (AP) — Norman Rockwell's three sons were among several people who went to court on Friday seeking to halt a museum's plans to sell 40 works of...

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

By: 0 10 hr ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked...

Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz
Orange is the new white? Unique amber wine creates buzz

By: 0 15 hr ago

BURDETT, N.Y. (AP) — The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are...

Town board approves plans for Legoland New York

By: 0 18 hr ago

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A Hudson Valley town planning board has approved the site plan for a proposed Legoland amusement park, completing a 17-month review...

California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings
California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings

By: 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property,...

JetBlue stops selling tickets on a dozen travel websites
JetBlue stops selling tickets on a dozen travel websites

By: 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

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...

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area
Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge...

Saudi carrier launches direct flight to Iraq after 27 years

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi budget-carrier flynas on Wednesday launched the first direct flight between the kingdom and Iraq since the...

White House: VA's Shulkin not a candidate for HHS secretary

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is not being considered for the top job at Health and Human Services....

Malaysia Airlines outgoing CEO says Ryanair needs his help

By: 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines outgoing CEO Peter Bellew said Wednesday he decided to return to Ryanair as a form of national service...

Hawaiian first, Virgin America last in on-time rankings

By: 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for August. The federal government counts a flight as on...

Airline delays and cancelations rise due to hurricane

By: 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Partly because of Hurricane Harvey, which shut down both major Houston airports for several days, canceled flights surged and delays...

Travel industry ramps up effort to promote Caribbean tourism
Travel industry ramps up effort to promote Caribbean tourism

By: 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies depend...

'Praying to have business': Workers hit hard by wildfires
'Praying to have business': Workers hit hard by wildfires

By: 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Outside one of the first shops to reopen for business on an empty central square in California wine country, clerk Rhiannon...

Construction done for Detroit River school ship dock, pier

By: 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — Construction has been completed for a school ship dock and fishing pier at the gateway to the Detroit River International...

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