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American seeks uniform answers as attendants demand recall

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide American Airlines says it’s pressing ahead to find out what might be causing adverse health reactions that flight attendants are blaming on new uniforms. By the end of next week, the carrier plans … Continue reading

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10Best: Makers of Sanford, a town on the rise

Maguire Wise (background) keeps the doors open late at Magpies Modern General Store — Photo courtesy of A.D. Thompson It’s a given when I’m spending time in Sanford with Dan Ping. We walk from Rabbitfoot Records & Coffee Lounge over … Continue reading

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10Best: How much you'll save being an expat

It’s been been an unseasonably warm fall, but make no mistake about it: winter is coming. So it’s probably best to make like Arya Stark and head for warmer climes. Whether it’s to avoid the seasonal depression, to keep that … Continue reading

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Dollywood: Undamaged and celebrating a Smoky Mountains Christmas

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Dollywood escaped the local wildfires without any damage and resumed operations of its annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration a few days after the fires subsided.(Photo: ©Curtis Hilbun/Dollywood) It’s a bit eerie that Dollywood … Continue reading

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Take me away: Victoria puts the ‘British’ in B.C.

British Columbia’s capital city is named after Queen Victoria and its stunning sights live up to her name. USA TODAY NETWORK Victorian elegance continues into the modern era, with horse-drawn carriage rides in front of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings.(Photo: … Continue reading

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Great American Bites worth a splurge

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Keens is rare among New York steakhouses because it gets to pick its own carcasses from the market, which few can, then dry ages and butchers them in-house. The results, like this porterhouse … Continue reading

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Faceoff: Portland, Ore., vs. Portland, Maine

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Portland, Ore., and Portland, Maine, sit on opposite coasts but have eerily similar reputations.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Every now and then a lucky traveler discovers a far-off place that feels like home. San Franciscans … Continue reading

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Approved! Royal Caribbean, Norwegian are going to Cuba

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tourists from the United States are seen in old American cars in Havana, on April 6, 2015.(Photo: Yamil Lage, AFP/Getty Images) You’ll soon be able to sail from Miami to Cuba with a … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls light show gets $3.1M overhaul

Niagara Falls upgraded its illumination display to LED lights, making the cascading waters even prettier at night. USA TODAY NETWORK Niagara Falls has gotten a dazzling makeover. The iconic North American tourist attraction that both the USA and Canada can claim … Continue reading

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Driverless cars for travelers: More questions than answers

The new fleet of self-driving cars has landed in Pittsburgh and is ready for the public via Uber X. An Uber self-driving car, in Pittsburgh.(Photo: Uber via EPA) In a series of initiatives that took place so quickly many Americans … Continue reading

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