The “AAA Mid-Atlantic TourBook” went on every family trip of her 1970s childhood. Much of it still holds up today.

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The Florida Department of Transportation says it will start collecting tolls on state roadways and bridges again after more than a two-week suspension because of Hurricane Irma.

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In the ‘Melville Triangle,’ visitors learn about the author’s life and work — and, of course, whales.

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New Zealand’s lawmakers and public employees were told Tuesday to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation’s largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people.

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A hilly patchwork of yellow and green Umbrian fields unfolded on both sides of the road as I zipped around hairpin turns in my little red Fiat, feeling every bit the race car driver. Of course, this being Italy, what I thought was death-defying speed wasn’t fast enough for drivers coming up behind me.

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Authorities say a 68-year-old retired teacher from Southern California has been fatally stabbed in Jamaica.

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What was it like in a Nazi concentration camp? How did you survive? How has it affected your life since?

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Greek authorities have banned swimming along a long line of popular Athens beaches on Friday following extensive sea pollution from the sinking of a small oil tanker five days ago, which prompted a large containment and cleanup operation.

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The Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection is investigating resort fees charged by hotel operators as part of a nationwide effort to curb hidden industry fees.

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The “AAA Mid-Atlantic TourBook” went on every family trip of her 1970s childhood. Much of it still holds up today.

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Top features of the North Carolina town include tree-lined trails, tasty barbecue and truly nice folks.

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Did the Frenchman’s toast really save Gen. George Washington’s command?

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The week’s best bargains around the globe.

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In a 1914 building that once starred in a TV show, it pays tribute to Maryland’s past and present.

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The group of 16 discovered new kin, who turned into friends, during a one-week trip to Ireland.

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Two-way mirrors, hidden outlets and lack of counter space are among travelers’ pet peeves.

Lack of electricity is a selling point at Upstate New York’s Timberlock, a rustic family resort.

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In a state built on air conditioning, millions of Florida residents now want to know: When will the power come back on?

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The Florida Keys and British Virgin Islands are closed, but many destinations are open.

These submitted images didn’t win The Washington Post contest, but they captured the beauty of nature.

Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday. But many other destinations in the state and the Caribbean affected by Irma and other storms remain off-limits to visitors, in some cases with extensive damage or power outages that will take days if not weeks to resolve.

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