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At airports across the U.S. and beyond, governments and airlines are using facial recognition and other biometrics. Meanwhile, privacy groups are protesting. Here’s where the skirmishing stands and what to expect at the airport.
Australian airline Qantas Airways wants to start direct flights connecting Sydney to New York and London as soon as 2022.
This week, Escapes takes us on two different train trips across Canada, where elegance and romance still reign. In other travel news, Catalina still pleases after all these years. And TSA is actually improving. What?
WEEKEND ESCAPES
Death Valley is hot and dry, but it’s free on Sunday for visitors who can take the heat. Fees are waived to mark the park service’s 103rd birthday.
Catalina Island is an ideal location for a family adventure, with a bison expedition, rock-climbing walls and a submarine ride among the attractions.
Durango, in southwest Colorado, revels in its Old West roots, as do many of the hip restaurants, bars and boutiques in the area. Perhaps best of all is a retro speakeasy with literary-themed cocktails.
Allowing the sale and consumption of marijuana at the festival is part of a test program that could expand to other major San Francisco events.
The little burg of Lee Vining is more than just a turnoff for Tioga Pass and Yosemite. It’s the starting point for hiking, bird watching and an amazing tour of Basque art carved into the area’s aspen trees.
A stay at the Lodge at the Presidio and a Warhol retrospective round out a weekend in San Francisco.
Maybe you’re not a contender for the Tour de France, but you don’t have to be if you’re biking Sacramento’s American River Parkway, the trail that starts in the historic district and ends in Folsom.
As I was looking for some self-care in the Sierra Nevada after a knee injury, I heard about a long-established hot springs at a little outpost called Benton, Calif., near the Nevada border.
With the release of the Netflix film “Wine Country,” a romp through the vineyards might never be the same.
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