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Tony Hsieh, head of the online shoe retailer, is working to redevelop the Fremont Street area.

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A few properties on and off the main drag still offer the free perk — or just go downtown.

A photographer re-connects with her heritage on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

Whether West End or off, there’s so much to see in this theater-happy city.

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Bargains include free Peru lodging,air credits for Alaska cruises and Europe packages.

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The Streifels hit the road for two weeks, soaking up all the different art environments they could find.

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Will the new administration put the kibosh on federal regulations?

Tony Hsieh, head of the online shoe retailer, is helping revitalize the Fremont Street area.

Tony Hsieh, head of the online shoe retailer, is working to redevelop the Fremont Street area.

Authorities say a scenic drive at Zion National Park in Utah is open again after crews using fire hoses removed massive boulders that tumbled onto the road nearly a week ago.

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No ghosts, no problem: The medium is the message in Lily Dale, New York.

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Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors’ office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead.

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If you want to get the cheapest fare on American Airlines, you’ll soon have to leave that rolling carry-on bag at home.

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Trudging up a lush mountainside to a remote village, plunging through a swift-moving river in the footsteps of elephants and cruising Bangkok’s gleaming luxury malls — with each step, I walked into different worlds, each one beautiful, all in Thailand.

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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.

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As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: “Who are you?” Came the reply: “School ship Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian Navy.” The Independence answered: “You are the most beautiful ship in the world.”

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Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO says the airline’s recovery is going better than expected.

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La investidura de Donald Trump como presidente vendrá acompañada de protestas multitudinarias al día siguiente, lo que seguramente complicará el tránsito y causará todo tipo de problemas para los habitantes de la capital estadounidense.

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The author celebrated her 64th birthday with her younger sister in Mexico.

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A rock slide has closed about two miles of a scenic drive inside Zion National Park in southern Utah.

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This year the legendary travel guidebook writer Arthur Frommer celebrates 60 years since the publication of his 1957 book, “Europe on $5 a Day.” Frommer began writing about travel while serving in the U.S. Army in Europe in the 1950s. When his book of travel advice for American soldiers sold out, he launched what became one of the travel industry’s best-known brands.

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