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Thousands evacuated after Bali volcano placed on highest alert level

More than 35,000 people have fled their homes on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after the alert status for the Mount Agung volcano was raised …

Mount Agung

In U.N. speech, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' and calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man'

NEW YORK — President Trump warned the United Nations in a speech Tuesday that the world faces “great peril” from rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, and called on fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight to defeat what he called …

North Korea

Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and de facto leader of Myanmar, stood before a room of government officials and foreign dignitaries on Tuesday to at last, after weeks of international urging, address the plight of the country’s Rohingya ethnic minority.<p>But …

Asia

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London Subway Attack: U.K. Lowers Threat Level After Second Arrest

LONDON — British authorities have lowered the nation's terror threat level from critical — the highest level — to severe after the arrest of a second man in connection with the rush hour attack that injured dozens at a packed London subway station last week, officials said Sunday.<p>The 21-year-old …

UN passes fresh sanctions on North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Monday -- a move that comes just one week after the rogue nation carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test.<p>The resolution is designed to accomplish six major goals: …

North Korea

Best American Fall Foliage Road Trips and Routes Photos

Perhaps no excursion is more liberating than a road trip. And with the changing hues of the trees and the crisp air, fall may be the best season to enjoy America’s most scenic drives. September 22 marks the first day of autumn, which means now is the proper time to pull out a map to begin tracing …

I stayed at a hostel in New York City and saw why it's better than a hotel

When it comes to travel in the US, expenses can easily add up. And of those expenses, lodging tends to be the most burdensome. Unless you want to sleep in a less-than-reputable hotel, vacationers in the US often have to hand over a pretty penny just to have a place to sleep at night.<p>There's at …

Amtrak Rolls Out Vintage Trains For Fall Foliage Lovers

The Great Dome Car typically comes to the Adirondack route later in the year, toward the end of September. Last year marked the car's debut in Maine, …

Trains

Why the vent above your airline seat should always remain on

The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright chilly — you might want to reconsider.<p>Using that tiny vent can actually work to your advantage, as it can help you avoid contact with certain …

Searching for Civility

A Google Memo and the Summer of Hate<p>While much of the world gripped armchairs in white-knuckled horror as nuclear tensions escalated between the U.S. and North Korea, last week <b>Silicon Valley</b> was melting down over an incendiary Google Memo.<p>After an engineer named <b>James Damore</b> argued that biology …

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Hospitality

Travelling in Europe? Here is how much an average Airbnb costs in each country

Airbnb has become the hero of international travel, giving travellers great value for money when it comes to accommodation while revealing some quirky hidden gems. It can be hard to know what you might expect to pay though when you’re travelling around as rates can vary wildly, but new research has …

European Travel

Apple’s capitulation to China’s VPN crack-down will return to haunt it at home

Headache? Tense nervous headache? Perhaps your name is Tim Cook . For poor Tim has woken up this Sunday morning with a giant headache, and its name is China.<p>Yesterday Apple removed all major VPN apps from its App Store in the country. These VPNs aided internet users there to get around the …

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Apple removes VPN apps in China as Beijing doubles down on censorship

Beijing appeared to have doubled down on its crackdown of the internet in China, with news emerging that over the weekend, Apple pulled several …

After China’s crackdown, now Russia is banning VPNs too

It’s been a gloomy week for internet freedom.<p>On July 29 Russian president Vladimir Putin formally signed a law (link in Russian, .pdf) that prohibits the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and other internet proxy services. The law was published on July 30, and will be implemented from November …

Privacy

Why millennials cheat less than their parents

When Amanda Chatel’s husband cheated on her after a year and a half into their marriage, she was flabbergasted. “I think cheating is one of the worst …

Relationships

Charlie Dent’s War

A Republican moderate is stealing the strategy of Tea Party purists. Can it work?<p>Charlie Dent’s nightmare began 28 months ago, in Chocolate World. On a pale weekend in January 2015, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, House and Senate Republicans convened at the Hershey Lodge for the party’s annual retreat. …

Republicans

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Camp next to these 6 breathtaking rock formations

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: There’s just something about camping amongst the giants of nature. Feeling small has a way of doing that …

Hiking

Travel expert recommends: don’t eat on planes

Melissa Biggs Bradley, founder of luxury travel firm Indagare, to Bloomberg Pursuits' Mark Ellwood: "I eat nothing on flights. I've talked to a lot …

With This Franchise, You Can Work From Home or Even on a Cruise Ship

Becoming a Dream Vacations franchisee means harnessing the allure of travel while setting your own hours.<p>By Entrepreneur Partner Studio Staff<p>Most people who love to travel don’t especially love to plan the trip. Let’s face it, connecting the dots between destinations, accommodations and …

Small Business

What a $500 Airbnb Looks Like Around the World

You get a lot for $500 at a hotel. But with Airbnb, there's a good chance you'll get a lot more—your own infinity pool, a private SoHo terrace, or a Parisian loft out of a dream, for example. We worked with Airbnb to find out what around $500 per night looks like across the world.<p>Havana, Cuba<p>Dubai, …

Best beaches in Thailand sure to make for a magical retreat

With its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture and world-famous eclectic nightlife, it’s no surprise that Thailand continues to be a firm …

Turns Out This Is the Smartest (and Easiest) Way to Score Cheap Flights

Ideally, we'd be able to jet across the world for every long weekend, but in reality, the cost of travel can be a major deterrent. Once you've …

Flying

Pilots reveal nine secrets airlines don't want you to know

While flight attendants and airport workers have plenty of secrets to share about the ins and outs of air travel (or rather, the ups and downs) …

Cheap and Deep: How to make Reykjavik, Iceland, a reality

If Iceland isnt on your bucket list, youre doing it wrong. Between fjords, volcanoes, hot springs, Reykjaviks legendary nightlife and its massive …

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

How to prepare for your first bikepacking expedition

Among the many emerging trends in the outdoor and adventure sports world, one of the more interesting to witness is the growth in the number of …