WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 12:45 P.M.
The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 12:12 P.M.
An Elvis Presley exhibit that opened at a Las Vegas casino-hotel with great fanfare last year has abruptly closed amid a leasing dispute that involves hundreds of the King’s artifacts.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 11 A.M.
A suspended Pennsylvania priest has been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison for sexually assaulting poor street children during missionary trips to Honduras.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 10:47 A.M.
Gasoline prices have started their annual springtime migration higher, but motorists should still save money at the pump in 2016.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 8:10 A.M.
A decision by Boston’s mayor and police commissioner to shorten the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade route is not sitting well with organizers.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 1:42 P.M.
The prices of Yosemite National Park souvenirs have been slashed in half, and road signs directing visitors to iconic attractions have been switched.
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 12:10 P.M.
It’s one of the main islands of the Gulf Stream-warmed Bahamas archipelago of 700 islands, cays and inlets sprawling across the waters off southeastern Florida. Our February trip saw temperatures …
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 8:51 A.M.
A high-ranking French health official says a first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus has been diagnosed in France on a non-pregnant woman.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 10:10 A.M.
A glut of oil will keep prices from rebounding until next year, much later than previously forecast, experts at the International Energy Agency said Monday.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 9:40 A.M.
The government says driving in the U.S. hit a new record in 2015 of 3.1 trillion miles.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 9:23 A.M.
Glacier National Park has set a new record for the second straight year with more than 2.3 million visitors in 2015.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2016, 4 P.M.
This territory is definitely Portland’s playground. There are numerous campsites, RV parks, motels, restaurants, golf courses and condos to ensure a comfortable get-away. Plus, small gateway towns leading up to …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 1:56 P.M.
U.S. officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 1:45 P.M.
Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 1:45 P.M.
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, …
SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016, NOON
If you have perused those year-end lists of hot destinations, then wondered how you could afford any of those places, this column is for you.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016
When actor Josh Duhamel and his wife, Fergie, lead singer of the Black Eyed Peas, need a break from life in Los Angeles, they head to a place not known …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 2:11 P.M.
An Idaho Senate panel has taken the first step to allow Idaho State Police officers to use unmarked patrol vehicles for traffic law enforcement.
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016, 1:13 P.M.
The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the …
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
Universal Studios Hollywood is putting a price tag on the demand for fun. The Los Angeles-area theme park is anticipating huge crowds for the April 7 opening of the Wizarding …
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 7 P.M.
It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never land …
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 7 P.M.
A number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016, 1:06 P.M.
A forecast for rain and snow at higher elevations in the Cascade Mountains could also cause dangerous avalanche conditions for travelers and recreationists.
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Health authorities have added eight tropical destinations to a travel alert about an illness linked with a severe birth defect and spread by mosquitoes. The updated alert issued Friday by …
SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016, 7 P.M.
Every January, the streets of the mountain town of Park City, Utah, light up as the Robert Redford-founded Sundance Film Festival pulls in big names to introduce future Oscar winners …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 4:20 P.M.
Outdoor adventures are often most economical and satisfying when accomplished by a couple.
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016
Elsewhere called. It misses you. In fact, it wants you to hit the road soon. Here are destinations (alphabetically arranged) that look especially pleasing in 2016.
SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2015, 7 P.M.
Caregivers face an assortment of challenges when traveling with a frail relative, friend or someone with dementia. Packing medications, getting to and from the airport and managing schedules and family …
SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2015
Vacations are a great way to relax, reconnect with family and escape the daily grind of work. But they can also quickly drain your savings account.
SATURDAY, DEC. 5, 2015
It’s hard to go wrong with the gift of travel. Here are five ideas to consider that will enrich and expand the experiences of your family. 1. Animal lovers. Consider …