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  • Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history

    Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two of the top destinations on a recent trip to Charleston — Ft. Sumter and the Confederacy's H. L. Hunley submarine — transcend the label of "Civil War attraction." These sites appeal to students of U.S. history, to...
  • Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal

    Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal
    The Panama Canal will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening on Aug. 15, but there’s much more to see in this often overlooked country than the impressive waterway. Travelers on Collette’s nine-day Discover Panama tour will begin...
  • Disney sued over new ride access policy for disabled

    Disney sued over new ride access policy for disabled
    The families of children with disabilities have sued Walt Disney theme parks in Orlando, Fla., and Anaheim over a new policy for allowing guests with disabilities quick access to rides and attractions. The suit, filed last week in U.S. District Court...
  • Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts

    Coachella festival's luxuries eclipsing its music and arts
    When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival launched 15 years ago, creature comforts included any small slice of shade cast by the odd light pole, the occasional working toilet and maybe somewhere to sit other than the dusty desert floor. Today,...
  • Ann Brashares talks dystopia and her new YA novel 'The Here and Now'

    Ann Brashares talks dystopia and her new YA novel 'The Here and Now'
    Over a decade ago, Ann Brashares wrote the first book of a series about four friends who form a sisterhood while sharing a pair of old jeans over a summer. "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" achieved international acclaim and led to the "Sisterhood"...
  • Family with sick baby rescued at sea nears San Diego port on Navy ship

    Family with sick baby rescued at sea nears San Diego port on Navy ship
    SAN DIEGO -- The sick baby whose rescue at sea required the assistance of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Air National Guard is set to return to San Diego on Wednesday aboard the Navy ship Vandegrift. The girl's condition has stabilized, officials said....
  • Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows

    Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows
    The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image. The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood to add 'Fast and Furious' attraction

    Universal Studios Hollywood to add 'Fast and Furious' attraction
    Universal Studios Hollywood is putting the pedal to the metal on a new attraction based on the popular "Fast and Furious" movie series. The theme park announced Tuesday plans to add a high-definition, 3-D feature to the park's long-running Studio Tour...
  • American Airlines revamps loyalty rewards program

    American Airlines revamps loyalty rewards program
    Less than two months after Delta Airlines revamped its loyalty rewards program, American Airlines has announced loyalty program changes that offer breaks for some travelers but cut out some freebies for others. Unlike the overhaul made at Delta,...
  • More Southern Californians expected to travel for spring break

    More Southern Californians expected to travel for spring break
    Gasoline prices may be on the rise but that is not going to keep Southern Californians homebound for spring break. Fifty-six percent of Southern California residents who were polled said they plan to take a least one leisure trip this spring, an...
  • Dodgers' Brian Wilson is working on getting up to speed

    Dodgers' Brian Wilson is working on getting up to speed
    While the Dodgers were preparing to open a two-game series against the Detroit Tigers, Brian Wilson was at a minor league game. Wilson is fine with that. The Dodgers' bearded $10-million setup man is looking ahead. “I was signed for multiple...