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

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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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Even with a tight focus on cuisine, this traveler finds one common ingredient in Taiwan: Drama with China.

Bargains include N.Y.C. attractions, Bermuda hotels and a six-night package to Spain.

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The future of travel to the island nation is somewhat unclear.

A longtime visitor leaves the beaten path for three very different locales: Bad Schallerbach, Gmunden and Kaprun.

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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The guides’ personal stories strike a chord with visitors.

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There are some pleasantly offbeat ways to hear chamber musicians in the Big Apple.

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Emergency crews in rescue boats and helicopters rushed to take advantage of a one-day break between storms Monday to rescue stranded people and assess damage after the heaviest rain in a decade overwhelmed parts of California and Nevada.

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Lunar New Year begins Jan. 28, kicking off the year of the rooster. The holiday is observed in China, Vietnam and other Asian countries, but a number of U.S. destinations from New York to Las Vegas also host celebrations. Events include parades featuring lion dancers, special holiday menus at Asian restaurants, cultural festivals and more.

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