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8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

This Is How Uber Will Take Over The World

The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it's doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach it already uses in the U.S. Auto-rickshaws for India, Lamborghinis for Singapore.<p>Conceived as a solution to what its founders described as "the horrible taxi problem in San Francisco," Uber's …

Transportation

2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner: Barack Obama's top 10 jokes

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama had one motto Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner: take no prisoners.<p>Here are the top jokes he told:<p>1. "Bucket"<p>When life gets hard and the Republicans are cramping his style, Obama's decided to just "bucket" -- or at …

The White House

Happiest and Unhappiest Countries in the World By the Numbers

Traditionally, a nation’s economic health is measured by its wealth. But increasingly, some leaders and policymakers are turning their focus to a …

Mountainous Tibet copes with strong aftershocks

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal two days ago surged past 3,000 on Monday, a government official said. The desperate search for survivors from the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years continued.<p>The number of people confirmed …

Natural Disasters

James Holmes Trial Set to Start Nearly 3 Years After Theater Massacre

Nearly three years after James Holmes killed a dozen people and injured 70 others during a horrifying attack at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colorado, jurors will hear opening statements in the 27-year-old's murder trial.<p>Holmes will be tried on murder charges in the …

Psychiatric Hospitals

Who Won Game of Thrones This Week? How Queen Margaery Took the Lead.

She's the only one better off in "High Sparrow."<p><i>Every week, we'll be declaring a victor for the latest episode of</i> Game of Thrones<i>. Spoilers below for season five, episode three, "High Sparrow."</i><p>In Westeros, power is easy to grab and nearly impossible to hold. A high and mighty new title is just an …

Footage emerges of Everest base camp avalanche

A wall of snow is seen flattening part of Mount Everest's base camp during an avalanche triggered by Nepal's worst earthquake in decades.<p>Dramatic footage showing the avalanche was posted on YouTube, a day after the magnitude 7.8 quake hit Nepal, killing more than 3,700 people across the country<b>.</b><p>At …

Natural Disasters