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High-school football player convicted of Steubenville rape is released

A former high-school football player has been released from a juvenile detention center, less than a year after his conviction for raping a 16-year-old girl following an alcohol-fueled party.<p>WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio reported on Sunday evening that Ma'Lik Richmond had been released. His …

Flood warnings continue as Britain is hit by more storms

Coastal regions have again been battered by vast waves and strong winds, with renewed rain bringing over 100 flood warnings, as the environment secretary, Owen Paterson, said some councils and power firms should learn lessons from their response to the recent weeks of winter storms.<p>While Paterson …

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Brain dead girl Jahi McMath released to coroner, mother: hospital

The body of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after suffering complications from routine tonsil surgery, has been released to her mother by coroners, the hospital that had been treating her said in a statement Sunday.<p>The Eighth-grader was released to the coroner who …

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6 Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

10 Tech Necessities for Travel: Stay Grounded While Up in the Air

Travel interrupts our naturally scheduled programming and is an easy scapegoat for not maintaining our health, productivity or communication. Don't let a change of scenery spoil your New Year's resolutions -- gear up for 2014 with these 10 apps and gadgets to help make your travel experiences …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

These five travel startups have created mobile apps that span every step of the travel process from pre-trip financing to airport wayfinding to …

Priceline Partners With Chevrolet to Give Hotel Recommendations While You Drive

Priceline and General Motors have partnered to turn Chevrolet vehicles into a mobile hotel-booking app.<p>That’s right. Passengers in vehicles speeding …

Airlines Could Save Millions by Boarding Flyers Based on Their Carry-on Luggage

Looking to save money and time, the airline industry has for years tried to come up with the fastest way to seat passengers.<p>Some airlines board from …

Skift Report: 14 Global Trends That Will Define Travel in 2014

2013 was a year of big stories in travel, and we brought you all of the important ones. But what will drive the world’s largest industry in 2014? How …

An Insider's Guide to the Best Beaches in the Caribbean

If you want powdery sands, soul-warming sun, and crystal clear waters, the Caribbean provides thousands of beaches to choose between. Whether you want secluded mountain-coddled coves and peaceful palm-lined stretches of sand or idyllic resort-fronted stretches and lively people-watching expanses, …

What Not to Do When a Snowstorm Threatens to Cancel Your Flight

By Billie Cohen, CNTraveler.com<p><i>Boston's Logan Airport, shown here during a 2010 snowstorm (Photo: Boston Globe via Getty).</i><p>Everyone is freaking out about the northeast's supposed snowpocalypse. And whether the accumulation is more or less than predicted, flights are likely to be affected. We …