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Seattle Facing Lawsuits After Passing Unconstitutional 'Tax-the-Rich' Measure

United States

Phoenix Delays Sanctuary Policy Amid Mounting Pressure After JW Report

Immigration

9 secret spots to chill in Disneyland

Since these benches aren’t in the path for rides or food most visitors usually miss this quiet spot. The backside of the gazebo under the Silly …

Walt Disney Company

Google Earth’s new live video feeds take you to the most unexplored regions of the world

Google Earth is adding live video to its recently released “Voyager” storytelling platform, allowing users to see what is happening around the world …

National Parks

37 National Parks to Visit Before You Die

<i>By Credit.com</i><p>One of the greatest things about our country is its diversity, both in terms of its people and the land itself. That’s why we’re such big fans of the country’s national parks, which offer a dynamic and budget-friendly way to see the country up close.<p>Comprised of 417 areas covering more …

National Parks

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Unusual Road Trips for L.A.'s Most Intrepid Travelers

A road trip should be an adventure, right? The whole point is to seek out the unexpected. So don't fault us for eschewing picturesque mountain …

Zion National Park: Finding a road less traveled

Visitor numbers at Zion National Park are skyrocketing, which often means long lines to enter the park, to board shuttles and even to access certain trails.<p>In 2016, the park set a record with nearly 4.3 million visitors, 17% more than the previous record — set in 2015.<p>Jana Schleif of Marktoberdorf, …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Restaurants

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Yosemite's Waterfalls Are Back—And Stronger Than They've Been in Years

Waters are flowing with a power not seen since 2010.<p>People flock to Yosemite National Park at this time of year for many reasons: the black bears are emerging from months of hibernation, blankets of wildflowers are about to bloom, roads closed off for the winter are reopening, and temperatures are …

Sweden Has Listed The Entire Country On Airbnb

In Sweden there’s a constitutional right they call <i>allemansrätten</i>. It’s a national concept of “freedom to roam” that allows anyone the right to access, walk, cycle, or camp on any land (the only exceptions being private residences, as well as gardens and lands under cultivation). To get the rest of …

Sweden

The best dog-friendly beaches in the U.S.

1 of 9<p>Dog Beach: Fort Myers Beach, Florida<p>2 of 9<p>Fort DeSoto Beach Park: Tierra Verde, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 9<p>Jekyll Island Beach: Jekyll Island, …

Beaches

China’s Millionaire Migration

China

Who needs the FCC? Seattle writes its own broadband privacy rule

Hardly anyone was pleased by the rollback of the broadband privacy rule last month, opening up the possibility of ISPs collecting and selling your browsing data — including, as it turns out, cities whose citizens were left out in the cold. Seattle wasted no time taking matters into their own hands, …

United's $10,000 Pledge to Bumped Passengers

The airline issued a series of policy changes after a passenger was dragged off a flight.<p><i>Updated at 3:19 p.m. ET</i><p>United Airlines pledged Thursday to reduce overbooking and pay travelers who volunteer to take a later flight up to $10,000 in response to an incident earlier this month in which a …

Airlines

How United Airlines picks which passengers to bump on overbooked flights

United Airlines just promised to reduce overbooking and to offer as much as $10,000 to people who willingly give up their seats — part of a set of policy changes announced weeks after passenger David Dao was physically dragged off an overfull flight.<p>The carrier previously announced it will no …

United Airlines is making these 10 customer-service policy changes

United Airlines on Thursday revealed its "Review and Action Report" recapping the April 9 incident aboard United Express Flight 3411. The report, which was promised by United CEO Oscar Munoz in the days following the incident, includes both a review of what led up to the incident and …

Southwest will end practice of overbooking, CEO says

Southwest Airlines will end its practice of overbooking, the carrier's CEO said Thursday morning.<p>“The company has made the decision that we’ll cease to overbook going forward,” Southwest chief Gary Kelly said while discussing the company’s quarterly earnings on CNBC. “We’ve been taking steps over …

Waymo’s self-driving minivans are now offering rides to real people in Arizona

Major milestone for the Google spin-off<p>Starting today, residents of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area can sign up to go for a ride in a self-driving minivan. As often as they want. For free.<p>Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun off from Google late last year, announced today that it’s …

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

1 of 50<p>Angra dos Reis, Brazil<p>2 of 50<p>Belfast, Northern Ireland<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 50<p>Belgrade, Serbia<p>4 of 50<p>Bermuda<p>5 of 50<p>Cambodian Coast<p>6 of 50<p>Cape …

Panama City

New York police set to deploy 1,200 bodycams around the city

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded.<p>About 1,200 officers who work the evening …

21 photos that will make you want to travel to Alaska

Alaska is America's largest state, as well as its least populated.<p>That means it's home to plenty of open spaces and untamed wilderness.<p>There are cities too though, which boast some of the best seafood in the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see photos that will inspire you to plan a trip to this snowy …

National Parks

Incredible Pictures of Lunar Landscapes in Iceland

Belgian-Portuguese photographer Xavier Portela previously shown his stunning series of Tokyo under neon lights. This time he takes us in Iceland to …

Iceland

'Temporary People' depicts the lives of guest workers in the UAE

Novelist Deepak Unnikrishnan tells tales of 'people from elsewhere' who live as perpetual foreigners, often in fear, with precarious futures.<p>The …

Books

A Colorful Corner In Old San Juan

Pisa plans towering Ferris wheel

The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions.<p>The Tuscan city's culture commissioner, Andrea Ferrante, told state TV on Sunday that the big wheel will be roughly the height of Pisa's famed Leaning Tower, or more than 50-meters (165-feet) …

Europe

Transatlantic flights at $65: A new era of budget flying, or just cheap marketing?

This particular deal may not last. But the trends driving it are likely to continue.<p>February 23, 2017 —If you can spare $65, Norwegian Air Shuttle …