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A traveler determined to see every single state finally achieves her goal, and finds more than a few kindred spirits along the way.

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(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal.

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Experts offer etiquette tips on how to discuss sensitive topics like a true ambassador.

Government and civil liberties lawyers are sparring over a list of people detained or processed under President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

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More than 2,000 miles of glaciers, wolverines and massive blueberry pancakes.

  • Abigail Trafford
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A traveler determined to see every single state finally achieves her goal, and finds more than a few kindred spirits along the way.

  • Christine Dell'Amore
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Off-the-beaten-path island adventures on Sao Miguel and Madeira.

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Bargains include Telluride spring skiing, barge cruising in France and a Thailand package.

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Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York.

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Matt McClain finds something to document around every corner of New Orleans, from Darth Vader to a wine-themed parade.

The armrest conundrum is hardly the only seat question out there.

Zika hasn’t gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travelers seem less concerned about it than they were last year.

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Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism.

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Wisconsin is celebrating the 150th birthday of native son Frank Lloyd Wright with events and a new 200-mile trail directing visitors to nine of the sites, homes and buildings he designed.

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The Apollo 11 command module, which traveled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the moon and back in 1969, is going on a road trip, leaving the Smithsonian for the first time in more than four decades.

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At the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, a prescription for goose bumps.

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On a trip to Europe, we went looking for some real Irish charm. We found it, in Dingle, a town of 1,200 people on Ireland’s southwest coast.

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American and United have started selling cheaper “basic economy” fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers.

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The National Park Service is trying to figure out who unfurled a giant banner at the Statue of Liberty saying “Refugees Welcome.”

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We searched for over-the-top luxuries offered at lodgings across the country. Here’s what we found.

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Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap getups featuring fake mustaches, hats and tiaras at this year’s Carnival.

  • Mauricio Savarese | AP
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