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Where Bonnie Tyler will sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' right before a total eclipse of the sun

With solar eclipse fever at full blast, the weeklong Total Eclipse Cruise to the eastern Caribbean adds a live performance by Bonnie Tyler, who will belt out “Total Eclipse of the Heart” before the Oasis of the Seas sails into the path of totality.

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Get an insider's look at wolves and elk on a fall tour in Yellowstone

Autumn is golden in Yellowstone National Park when aspens, oaks and grasses change color and crowds subside.

It's also a good time to watch wolves and elk in the wild; fall is the elks' rutting season, and their bugling calls can be heard throughout the park.

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It’s been a decade since Knott’s built a major coaster. Will HangTime be worth the wait?

A new roller coaster that briefly leaves riders hanging 150 feet above the ground will pack a lot of thrills into a small space when it debuts next summer at Knott’s Berry Farm.

The HangTime dive coaster coming to Knott’s will feature a vertical lift hill, a beyond-vertical first drop and five inversions.

Coaster enthusiasts have been waiting more than a decade for a major new coaster at Knott’s.

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The triple-inversion spinning coaster Time Traveler turns a traditional family ride upside down

A new triple-inversion spinning roller coaster themed as a retro-futuristic time machine will put a small Missouri theme park back in the thrill ride spotlight with the world’s fastest, steepest and tallest ride of its kind.

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'Wicked' composer Stephen Schwartz will premiere a new musical on Princess Cruises. I caught a rehearsal

The new stage show “The Secret Silk” is so far off Broadway that it’s in Japan.

Well, it’s not quite there yet. But it will be this fall when it premieres aboard the Diamond Princess on a cruise departing from Tokyo.

“The Secret Silk” is the newest theater production being vetted for Princess Cruises by Broadway lyricist and composer Stephen Schwartz, known for writing “Wicked,” “Godspell” and “Pippin.”

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Kansas museum honors Evel Knievel, the godfather of extreme sports
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