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Wittenberg is celebrating the 500th anniversary of a religious revolution.

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Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

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After a stint in Dublin, the author spent three action-packed days in Doolin.

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Wittenberg is celebrating the 500th anniversary of a religious revolution.

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Touch screens, panels, movies and hands-on exhibits highlight stories of people who lived through the birth of a new country.

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The week’s best travel deals around the globe.

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For travel agents, the rise of the machines is real.

High winds and driving rain hit northern Germany on Thursday, killing one person, shutting down major train lines and grounding some planes.

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For me, summer vacation means spending time on a Maine pond where the sound of loons calling is about the most exciting thing that happens all day.

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The Latest on a heat wave in the Southwest (all times local):

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Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru’s famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site’s archaeological splendor.

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Stepping out on a lazy Sunday, I stroll past remnants of a Roman wall and watch couples taking selfies with a statue of city namesake Caesar Augustus. Then I’m brought up short by the shimmering reflection of a 16th-century tower caught on the sleek glass walls of a very modern fountain celebrating the Hispanic world.

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A New Jersey mayor says she’ll focus on climate change rather than running for a third term in office because of President Donald Trump.

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Stepping out on a lazy Sunday, I stroll past remnants of a Roman wall and watch couples taking selfies with a statue of city namesake Caesar Augustus. Then I’m brought up short by the shimmering reflection of a 16th-century tower caught on the sleek glass walls of a very modern fountain celebrating the Hispanic world.

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For the algorithm-plotted route, you’ll cover 3,426 miles and consume 357,000 calories.

Southeastern Michigan’s Cranbrook Art Museum hosts the U.S. debut of an exhibition featuring the work of an influential modernist designer who was less well known than many of his contemporaries.

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No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe.

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Yellowstone National Park officials are installing barriers in front of boat launches in an attempt to prevent invasive mussels recently discovered in Montana from spreading to the park and into the Columbia River Basin.

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The Latest on a ferry crash in Massachusetts that left several people injured (all times local):

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“One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself” is permission to go on the road solo.

As the market grows, singular deals for singletons.

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