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Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of our editors' favorites

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to … Read more

Don't get taken for a ride this summer at the theme park

The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don't go. Read more

'Miles to go before I sleep': Robert Frost museum reopens

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and wrote "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," one of his most famous poems. Read more

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud. Read more

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Ex-Yugo autocratic leader's iconic yacht given new life

RIJEKA, Croatia (AP) — Decades of rust are covering its hull, the furniture is broken in its once luxurious salons, its powerful engines are permanently idle. But against all odds, the iconic yacht that once belonged to the late Yugoslav strongman Josip Broz Tito has been given a new lease on life. Read more

The Latest: Small Kilauea eruption sends ash plume 7K feet

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): Read more

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury. Read more

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Top 20 places for summer fun in the sun

Here’s a look at the top domestic and international summer travel destinations, based on AAA Travel bookings. Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of New York

Our recent Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, suns… Read more

A sightseeing itinerary for fans of British royals

You got up in the wee hours to watch Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot in 2011. (And, if you're of a certain age, ditto for Ch… Read more

The 50 friendliest cities in the world

This list is your first step towards not only vacationing, but vacationing responsibly in cities that are waiting with open arms. Read more

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of fall scenes

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to … Read more

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Flood warnings in place for Washington DC-area rivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say flood warnings are in place for several rivers and streams in the Washington, D.C.-area, and rain is in the forecast through midweek. Read more

Paramount costume exhibit in Ohio satisfies 'new nostalgia'

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Costumes play a leading role as movies transport viewers to other times, open doors to foreign cultures, and imagine wars in distant galaxies. Read more

Artists offer stories to travelers at LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City artists are hoping to give travelers at LaGuardia Airport something to look forward to with custom short stories written at the terminal. Read more