The bucolic Kentucky city is fiercely proud of its omnipresent horses and bourbon, but modernity is creeping in.

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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.

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Armrests and overhead bins are among the points of contention in ever-shrinking cabins.

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Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

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Basking in the Tuscan Sun

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For a NATO-member warship, Greece’s Olympias is pretty unusual. It’s got a zero carbon footprint, no whale-zapping sonar and an antiquated propulsion system

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Florida emergency officials say they have rescued nearly 200 people and checked 25,000 structures since Hurricane Michael battered the state this week

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Biosphere 2 was declared a failure by detractors because oxygen had to be pumped into what was supposed to be a sealed, fully self-sustaining system

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On a guided kayak trip, moody weather, a dramatic landscape and unshakable optimism.

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As a teen, she coveted its chunky silver jewelry. As an adult, she treated herself to a meal in its Instagram-friendly Blue Box Cafe.

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Travelers who feel exploited are more likely to help themselves to in-flight amenities.

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The world’s longest commercial flight is back and taking travelers from Singapore to the New York region

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A father and son rediscover wilderness — and togetherness — on a brief weekend getaway.

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Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc

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Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving scenes of broad destruction along coast and at least one death before moving inland over the U.S. Soutaeast

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