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The week’s best travel bargains around the globe

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The historic landmark now includes 30,000 square feet of new open space, including an outdoor pavilion.

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Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab on Wednesday tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage.

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Why you should visit Milwaukee

Wisconsin’s largest city welcomes visitors with lake views, stellar food, never-ending brews and a hearty dose of Midwestern niceness.

What is ‘green travel,’ anyway? A beginner’s guide to eco-friendly vacation planning.

Experts offer tips on choosing earth-friendly modes of transportation, hotels and activities.

14 ways to survive 14 hours in coach

Skip the booze, go ahead and put your seat back, and other tips for surviving long flights.

Tourism is a top industry in many destinations that have been hit by hurricanes this season. For travelers looking to plan or confirm trips to Florida or the Caribbean, it can be hard to figure out what’s happening on the ground. Impact on individual destinations has varied widely. Places that make it through one storm unscathed may be impacted by another as hurricanes continue to form, change course and sweep through the region. Hurricane season lasts through Nov. 30.

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Are you contemplating a ski trip this winter? It might be hard to wrap your head around the concept of snow if you’re still mourning summer’s passing or trying to make vacation plans for fall amid foliage forecasts and hurricane news. But the best deals for ski vacations are offered well before cold weather hits.

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In the north, remnants of England’s past are the highlights of a bucket-list trip.

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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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