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NEW YORK - A woman is claiming she was barred from attending a performance at New York City's Lincoln Center because she wouldn't remove an anti-Trump sign affixed to the back of her jacket. Jenny He
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on conditions in northern Nevada after a winter storm brought snow to the mountains and valleys around Reno (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The series of winter storms that have
DALLAS - The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United. The "basic economy" fares being offered by American and
Zika hasn't gone away, but as the mosquito-borne virus has faded from the headlines, travellers seem less concerned about it than they were last year. "We had a big downturn in honeymoon business las
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 1:35 p.m. San Jose city officials say they did not anticipate the level of flooding that submerged a neighbourhood because th
MEDFORD, Ore. - A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River. The Medford-based Rogue Flyfishers Association and riverside land
Florida is king of the beach again in the annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards with Siesta Beach on the Gulf Coast coming in at No. 1. Overall, Florida landed seven of the top 10, and 10 of the
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first
How warm has it been in the United States this month? Observers need to go back almost 30 years to find temperatures this high for the lower 48 states.
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. Wright, con
CHANTILLY, Va. - The Apollo 11 command module, which travelled 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 ti
Holby City actress Tina Hobley found paradise at Curtain Bluff, a 72-room retreat on the Caribbean island of Antigua - the first luxury hotel to open there in 1962.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 8:40 a.m. A San Jose, California, spokesman says floodwaters there appeared to be stabilizing Wednesday after the city ordere
An Oviedo artist’s portrait of “Star Wars” luminary Princess Leia, consisting entirely of computer keys, is joining the lineup of oddities for Ripley Entertainment. Doug Powell fashioned the 5.5-squar
You’re dying for some time off at March Break; perhaps the beach or maybe a city or ski trip. But you also hope to run into a celebrity or two for that selfie that will make your friends crazy. Here a
Immigrants who want to become US citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Take the sample questions to see if you'd make the cut.
For tourists worried they might not be able to understand what sort of impression they’re making when they visit Britain, this handy infographic flow chart reveals all in hilarious fashion.
Immigrants who want to become US citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Take the sample questions to see if you'd make the cut.
Planes were spotted landing in cross-winds at Leeds Bradford Airport today, as the Met Office urged the public to 'be prepared' as the 'explosive cyclogenesis' system hits Britain tomorrow.
DINGLE, Ireland - 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. The town is known for its pubs. Dick Mac
When Dallas Shaw hears the wedding march, that’s her cue to start sketching. The fashion illustrator is now lending her talents to weddings at a luxury resort on Kauai’s North Shore. In a one-of-a
The pair of jewel-encrusted skeletons are purported to be the remains of saints, and are on display at Furstenfeld Abbey, in a 700-year-old Bavarian church close to Munich, Germany.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, California, and forced the shutdown of a major freeway Wednesday. U.S. 101 was closed in both
A man in southwest China has been carrying food on his head for 38 years, serving villagers Sichuan dishes.Chen ChangFa, 66, can carry over 10 dishes on a two-metre-long food tray.
Message to graffiti artists and taggers in downtown Las Vegas: It may be time to move on. You’re being upstaged by the pros. The artists are from JustKids, but there’s nothing childish about the m
From Angkor Wat in Cambodia to Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, a Swiss couple has filmed their spell-binding six month journey through nine Asian countries.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s massive biblical attraction the Ark Encounter is opening a new exhibit that promotes the message of the Bible. The 510-foot wooden ark modeled after the bibl
American has announced that it's begun selling the new fares for flights on 10 different routes while United is also selling cut-rate tickets on flights from Minneapolis to seven cities including Ne
TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, the annual list of the world's, Europe's and the UK’s best beaches, voted for by holidaymakers, has been revealed with a Brazilian bay taking the top spot.
Ford's near-miss took place last Monday when he was landing a plane at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, and the new videos show how close to disaster the star actor was.
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them t
The Gold Coast has been voted the most popular western city for Chinese travellers, beating London, Paris and New York to take fourth place globally, in a survey of more than 3.6 million Chinese tou
They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga's closet: A flamingo-pink Fiberglas frock and a wooden one-piece replica of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Sharp new black, white and red livery. New fashionable and functional uniforms. New cabin designs. And new routes to Frankfurt, London's Gatwick, Taipei and Nagoya.
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on heavy snow and rain in northern Nevada (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The latest winter storm in the Sierra has dropped record rainfall on Reno for the second day in a row.
I'm airborne. Powder swirls around my body. I dart through the spaces between giant spruce trees. Somehow, my brain calculates the pitch of the slope and my balance holds. Seconds after hurtling off a
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on heavy snow and rain in northern Nevada (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The National Weather Service has lifted a flash flood warning in northern Nevada for the rural town of
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on heavy snow and rain in northern Nevada (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning east of Carson City in Dayton, where aut
RENO, Nev. - The Latest on heavy snow and rain in northern Nevada (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A fierce snowstorm has triggered widespread power outages around Lake Tahoe. Liberty Utilities spokes
Colleen Lamont’s flight from Scotland to Iceland is delayed, making her miss her connecting flight back home. When her airline rebooks her, it’s on a different airline — and to a different return air
DALLAS (AP) — American and United have started selling cheaper “basic economy” fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tue
Countries that begin with the letter I headline Disney Cruise Line's plans for summer 2018 offerings. When Disney Magic makes it annual foray across the pond, it will visit new ports of call in Irelan
LONDON - Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighbourhood where he was born. Plans were unveiled Tuesday for a three-story-tall lightning bolt scul
WASHINGTON - An eagle egg has landed at the National Arboretum. Media outlets report that eagle parents Mr. President and The First Lady welcomed the egg to their nest Sunday evening. The eagle coup
Dubbed the Paris Navigating Gym, the 65ft-long glass-walled boat can host up to 45 people who power it with their exercise on spinning bikes and cross trainers as they cruise the River Seine.
PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” But Vermeer, the unique jewel in Dutch painting’s crown, copied ideas from his contemporari
Cycling in London can be confusing, but the London Cycle Network and Route Plan Roll has produced a map that reveals the capital's cycle lanes in a style that will be familiar to Underground users.
WASHINGTON - Maryland's U.S. senators are sponsoring legislation to bring a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol Building. The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation in 2012 creating th
Olga Smirnova, a 53-year-old Russian tourist, was arrested for feeding breadcrumbs to fish on Thailand's Phuket Island, flouting its strict environmental laws, and is now in police custody.
You'd think that anyone capable of passing a driving test would be familiar with the basic principles of rain - and yet one road sign in this collection reads: 'Caution, water on road during rain.'
As the most famous hotel in the affluent playground of Palm Beach, Florida, The Breakers regularly plays host to the 1%. They stay in an exclusive hotel within a hotel, finds MailOnline's Tamara Abr
BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes. The Melha Shrine
When most tourists think of Mexico, they envision white sand beaches, breathtaking sunsets, endless margaritas -- and a possible wall being built between that country and the U.S.A.
HONOLULU - At least two dozen beachgoers have been treated for stings after an influx of box jellyfish in the waters off Honolulu. Shayne Enright, a spokeswoman of the Emergency Medical Services Depa
VICTORIA - Hairy-legged tarantulas and pointy-tailed scorpions send chills of fear through most people, but at the Victoria Bug Zoo they are as friendly as newborn kittens and will rest in the palm of
Norwegian Cruise Line and Guy Harvey are teaming up again. The man who designed the hull art on its biggest cruise ship, Norwegian Escape, will be sailing on the same ship as part of ocean conservatio
BOSTON (AP) — Duck boats, the popular sightseeing vehicles in cities around the country, have lost some of their appeal because of a string of recent accidents. In Boston, new safety regulations will
The occasion called for afternoon tea. We were in Toluca Lake, but our hearts and heads were in London. Daryl Cameron, formerly chief of staff for the British consul general in Los Angeles, and I
The occasion called for afternoon tea. We were in Toluca Lake, but our hearts and heads were in London. Daryl Cameron, formerly chief of staff for the British consul general in Los Angeles, and I
No need to wait for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ and George Lucas’ movie museums to open in Los Angeles:  Major cities in Australia, Europe and North America have their own suc
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