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Cruise Holidays UK Jon

If you loved watching The Cruise Ship on ITV and loved the Royal Princess then you will be excited to hear that Princess Cruise Lines have announced …

Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads

Facebook users who are annoyed by the targeted ads that pop up in their News Feed will soon have more control over what they see.<p>Like Google, Facebook collects all kinds of information on its users and uses that information to serve up targeted ads. For example, if you “Like” Beats headphones, you …

Astronauts Celebrate World Cup Aboard ISS

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Paraplegic to Kick Off Soccer World Cup After Medical Miracle

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Amid the samba rhythms and the swirling dancers featured during the soccer World Cup's opening ceremony on Thursday, one moment is likely to make jaws drop across the globe.<p>Paralyzed from the waist down, a young Brazilian will rise from his wheelchair, walk a few steps and kick …

First Read Minute: Cantor's Loss

Six Killed in Suspected U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan: Officials

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Six suspected militants were killed Wednesday in Pakistan's lawless tribal region along the Afghanistan border by what government officials are calling the first U.S. drone strike in six months.<p>The strike would be the first in the country since Christmas day.<p>Pakistani …

P.F. Chang's 'Investigating' Major Credit Card Breach

P.F. Chang’s is “currently investigating” claims that thousands of credit and debit card numbers had been stolen from restaurant locations across the country.<p>Banks first noticed the breach when thousands of stolen credit and debit cards reportedly appeared on the same online black market where …

Cruise Line Brings Heat To New York City

Norwegian Cruise Line is bringing new 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway to New York City later this year to sail year-round to Florida, the Bahamas …

First Hurricane Of 2014 Strengthens Off West Coast Of Mexico

Hurricane season has begun and the first Hurricane is now official. Hurricane Amanda has formed over a hundred miles from the western coast of …

Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria play 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Mary 2

Why Shorter Cruises Are Catching On

Cruise lines have started offering more and more short sailings recently, reports the Miami Herald—and those quick trips, especially cruises between three and five nights, are surging in popularity.<p>Cruise lines have started offering more and more short sailings recently, reports the Miami …

How to Choose the Right Cruise: Couples Edition | Fodor's

For couples, choosing the right cruise is crucial, because there’s nothing worse than a vacation that ends in petty arguments. Your cruise selection …

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Crystal Cruises, Staterooms & Suites

10 Mistakes First-Time Cruisers Make

The entire idea of going on a cruise may be daunting for newcomers, but it shouldn’t be. Simply avoid these 10 common mistakes and you’ll be cruising …

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Announces Inaugural Sailing

Travelers have a love/hate relationship with inaugural sailings. On the one hand, there is something so exciting and romantic about being among the …

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10 Common Cruise Myths—Debunked

We challenged prevailing cruise wisdom and found that some basic beliefs—when to book, where to get the best deals, when to tip—don't always hold up. …

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How to Find the Perfect Cruise

Picking a ship that’s the wrong size for you can turn your cruise into a misery. Wendy Perrin reports on how to find the right one every time.<p>The Perrin Report<p>Picking a ship that’s the wrong size for you can turn your cruise into a misery. Here’s how to find the right one every time<p>Most people …

Cruise Ship Cabins with Benefits

Norwegian and MSC Cruises aren’t the only cruise lines that offer staterooms which come with extra perks. Here, six other upgrades that’ll score you priority boarding, space in spades, and more.

Hurricane season survival guide for cruisers

"You've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky?" That’s the question Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry asked a wounded bank robber as he weighed the possibility of his escape in the classic crime thriller "Dirty Harry."<p>That question could also be posed to anyone who books a cruise during the …

10 Must-Pack Items for Every Cruise | Fodor's

Whether you start packing for a cruise three weeks before the embarkation date, or you're the type who throws together a bag a few hours before …

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Disney Cruise Line: Rooms

6 Easy Ways to Save on a Cruise

The high cost of a dream cruise vacation can leave you feeling a little queasy before you even set sail. (And let's not mention the add-ons!) Here, …

Obama signs budget agreement

President Barack Obama signed a long-awaited budget agreement and a major defense spending bill into law on Thursday while vacationing in Hawaii.<p>A week after the Senate offered its approval to a modest, bipartisan budget measure meant to stabilize government funding through late 2015, the president …