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They smiled for an Instagram video just before a helicopter tour. Minutes later, a deadly crash.

Trevor Cadigan was smiling and laughing as the helicopter ascended. His friend, Brian McDaniel, was sitting behind him, flashing a thumbs-up.<p>Cadigan had just moved to New York, and McDaniel, his friend from back home in Dallas, was visiting. They had spent the weekend sightseeing, and on Sunday …

The Best Paint Colors for a Small Living Room

For those who have small living rooms, picking out paint colors can be a little tricky. On the one hand, painting the whole room white can open up …

Senate passes bill in response to gymnastics sex-abuse case

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to require amateur sports governing bodies to report sexual abuse allegations to law enforcement, as lawmakers act in response to an unfurling gymnastics scandal.<p>The bill, which overwhelmingly passed the House on Monday, now goes to President Donald …

Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionaires

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's performance in the White House will make it harder for Republicans — and billionaires — in the coming …

Airlines

8:57 AM ET Fri, 8 June 2018<p>If all of the drama has you wavering about how to get to your destination, see this new ranking of the world's best …

Budget Travel

Spotlight returns to husband of missing Florida mom

New court documents show that Lewis Bennett requested that his missing wife, Isabella Hellman, be presumed dead just days after she went missing.

A Zen Master Reveals The Truth About Meditation and Why Most People Get it Wrong

True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a certain state of mind …

The race across Africa in antique aircraft | CNN Travel

Why Americans Should Be Thankful for Baja, Mexico

By all accounts, I’m a red-blooded American male. I drive a lifted truck. I ride a fast motorcycle. I shoot guns. I go camping. I harvest my own meat. I’m listening to Van Halen while I write this. But a lot of the time, this place just doesn’t feel like home anymore. If it’s not somebody telling …

Discover Tanzania's New Luxury Safari Camp: The Highlands

Asilia Africa takes glamping to the Ngorongoro Crater<p>Until now, the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in Tanzania has been the domain of Masai herders, but all that changed this year with the otherworldly arrival of East African safari powerhouse Asilia’s hotly anticipated new camp, the …

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Trump: I won debate 'despite really bad microphone'

Donald Trump insisted Saturday that he won the first presidential debate before again blaming his microphone for his widely panned performance.<p>Trump tweeted: "I won the debate if you decide without watching the totally one-sided "spin" that followed. "This despite the really bad …

Diners horrified as live rodent falls from ceiling onto table in upmarket London restaurant

A spokesperson for Smiths of Smithsfields insisted it was 'an isolated incident.'<p>Diners at a stylish London restaurant were left horrified after a …

17 Things To Do In San Francisco If You're In A Rut

Tired of the same burritos and hikes? Here's how to shake up your weekends.

B.C. photographer found dead in Yucatan, Mexico

The brother of a B.C. photographer who was found strangled to death in Mexico said he's struggling to understand what happened to his sister, who was …

9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Stephanie DeSimone was two months pregnant when her husband, Navy Cmdr. Patrick Dunn, was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.<p>Now, 15 years later -- and two days after Congress legally paved the way -- she's filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia, claiming the kingdom is …

Unbelievable Airfare to Visit Eastern Europe: $143 Roundtrip New York JFK - Belgrade!

Back in June Air Serbia launches its new New York JFK – Belgrade non-stop with an Airbus A330 they’ve named for Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla.<p>The new …

Hilton is flying from Palm Springs to New York

Palm Springs

11 jaw-dropping photos of what you can see in national parks and public lands

Sunrise, bison, night skies, unusual beetles nestling in the bark of a tree — these are some of the scenes showcased in photographs that visitors to U.S. national parks and public lands took this year, then submitted to an annual contest called Share the Experience.<p>On Thursday, the National Park …

8 Terrific Roof Top Tents That Make Camping a Breeze

Roof top tents assemble in seconds, which allow you more time around the campfire and less time fiddling with tent poles.<p>Roof top tents (sometimes just RTT) are more popular than ever, due to their convenience and an abundance of overlanders and adventure seeking campers. Securely attached to a …

South Africa

15 National Parks That Should Be On Your Bucket List

America the beautiful.

The Most Spectacular Glamping Destinations in the U.S.

No one is really sure where the term "glamping" first originated, but what's mostly incontestable is that this luxurious and lavish style of camping is growing in popularity at a seemingly exponential rate.<p>According to Bare Bones Living blogger Mindy Burton, if you really want to get specific, …

Being Nigerian in America

<b>(CNN) —</b> What does it mean to be Nigerian in America?<p>For Ima Mfon, a photographer born and raised in Nigeria, it's about pride -- and unity.<p>When he posted an all-call to Facebook asking for participants of Nigerian heritage to be photographed for a thesis project in New York, the response was …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Travel Photography

Why are the Joshua Tree's dying? Through a hollowed out section of a dead tree another living Joshua Tree sits in the setting sun. Experts expect the Joshuas to vanish entirely from the southern half of California within a century. The ancient plants are dying in the #JoshuaTree National Park. Already slow and difficult reproducers by nature the Joshua trees are the victim of global warming and its symptoms -- including fire and drought -- plus pollution and the proliferation of non-native species. The #Seussian looking trees are really plants, a relative of the yucca. Joshua trees are a foundation species, providing habitat for other animals that otherwise would disappear. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @instituteartist @natgeo

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Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

MagMaker / December 17, 2014<p>Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share …

Egypt court upholds 'debauchery' conviction amid anti-gay campaign

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld the conviction of eight men convicted last month of "debauchery" amid an increasingly harsh government campaign against homosexuality, though the court reduced the men's three-year prison terms to one year, state media reported.<p>Homosexuality in itself is …

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

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Holiday returns scammers to cost retailers billions

In a week from now, disappointed Christmas revelers across the United States will start heading back out to stores to return items like the hideous …

The Epic Food Scene at Burning Man

In desolate northern Nevada, the massive festival Burning Man conjures a weeklong city from thin air, bringing pop-up restaurants, bakeries, and bars to a sandy no-man's-land<p><i>By Kevin Farrell</i><p>BURNING URGE<p>Every summer, tens of thousands of "burners" descend on the Black Rock Desert, toting survival …