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4 Destinations for Lunar New Year Events

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jan 10

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Tourists Flee Gambia As Violence Looms

By Abdoulie John | Jan 18
More than 1,000 mainly British and Dutch tourists began leaving the tiny West African nation on specially chartered flights. Hundreds were streaming into the airport, seeking information on departures.

Beware of Sneaker Waves

By Andrew Selsky | Jan 18
A storm far out to sea, even across the Pacific, often generates such a wave. As it moves through the broad surf zone and over the gentle slope approaching Oregon's coast, one wave can catch up with another, combining forces to generate dangerous waves.

Rabid Bobcat Terrorizes Sedona, Arizona

By Michelle A. Monroe | Jan 18
People flock to the Arizona desert town of Sedona for its tranquility and relaxation. But tranquility turned to terror after a rabid bobcat attacked residents and pets.

National Park Visits Hit Record High for Third Straight Year

By Brady McCombs | Jan 17
Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity.

Revelers and Rally Goers to Clog DC for Trump Inauguration

By Jessica Gresko | Jan 16
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.

Passion for Toys Fills Mexico Museum

By Dario Lopez | Jan 16
Tucked in the middle of the Mexico City's historic but seedy Doctores neighborhood, the Antique Toy Museum is stuffed with Legos, superhero action figures, robots, model airplanes, trains and Hello Kitty.

For Western U.S., Too Much Snow is a Good Woe

By Thomas Peipert, P. Solomon Banda | Jan 13
For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it's a good problem to have: too much snow.

Chinese Head Home in World's Biggest Annual Human Migration

Jan 13
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese travelers were packing airports, train and bus stations Friday as they headed home for Lunar New Year celebrations.

Tradition Takes the (King) Cake During Mardis Gras Season

By Rebecca Santana | Jan 13
New Orleans is a city strong on traditions, and few inspire as much passion as the king cakes of Mardi Gras season.

Trump Plan to Donate Foreign Hotel Profits Can't be Checked

By Julie Bykowicz | Jan 13
It's a public relations win for the president-elect: Donald Trump's company says it will donate profits from any foreign governments that use his hotels. In practice, however, the public may never know if any money changes hands.

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