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France: 10 die in floods unseen in more than a century

PARIS (AP) — Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 10 people, authorities said Monday. People had to be helicoptered from the roofs of their homes as overnight storms dumped the equivalent of several months of rain in a few hours. Read more

The Latest: Officials criticize slow cellphone restoration

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael (all times local): Read more

Where does Generation Z want to travel?

The next generation of travelers is busy making plans_so where will they be headed? New research from the U.K.'s Holiday Place finds that the travel whims of this up-and-coming group of world wanderers don't stray too far from the desires of previous generations, however, there is definitely a difference between what younger travelers and older travelers are looking for when they get to their ... Read more

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US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

GLORIETA PASS, N.M. (AP) — A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing. Read more

Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight. Read more

German high-speed rail line to be closed for days after fire

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's national railway says the high-speed line between Frankfurt and Cologne, a major travel artery, is expected to remain closed until the end of the week after a train caught fire on Friday. Read more

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20 autumn adventures across the United States

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17 ways to make traveling with aging parents a success

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These are the best cities in the US to take a 'beercation'

Are you planning a vacation? Do you like beer? If you answered yes to both, a "beercation" might be exactly what you need. Read more

The best European destinations to visit this fall

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Wind to blow ash off Mount St. Helens, could affect aviation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Weather forecasters say strong winds are expected to blow volcanic ash that's on Mount St. Helens to nearby Washington state communities and that the blowing ash could affect aviation. Read more

Bus plows into cars on Los Angeles highway, 13 injured

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a bus on a Los Angeles highway plowed into other vehicles and crashed through a concrete divider, injuring at least 13 people. Read more

Officials fear Hawaii hotel worker strike could go into 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year. Read more