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Trayvon Martin's parents, five years after his shooting, weigh political bids

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Trayvon Martin's parents aren't convinced much progress has been made on racial justice since the Florida teenager was killed five years ago in a shooting that helped fuel the Black Lives Matter movement, but they say at least his death reignited a national conversation about …

Justice

US elections: Obstacles facing homeless voters

<b>Washington, DC -</b> Inside the wide, sunlit foyer of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library, Eric Sheptock points to an expansive mural of the late civil rights activist.<p>"I wish that the poor people of today were as willing to fight for justice as those who marched with Martin Luther King," he …

Housing

Niger soldiers kill 38 Boko Haram extremists in operation

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger's defense ministry says soldiers have killed 38 Boko Haram Islamic extremists during an operation in the country's southeast Diffa region.<p>Col. Moustapha Michel Ledru said on national television late Friday that two Nigerien soldiers were wounded in the operation that had …

Africa

Sinkhole at fertilizer plant leaks 'slightly radioactive' water into Florida aquifer

A massive sinkhole has opened up at a fertilizer facility in the US state of Florida, releasing millions of liters of contaminated waste water into a …

10 Texas State Parks And Natural Areas To Explore Near Austin

We're breaking down 10 of the best Texas state parks within reasonable driving distance from Austin. Ready to go have an adventure, y'all?The post 10 …

Driving

Ten Travel Innovations That Make Globe-Hopping Better Than Ever

With airline fees that won’t seem to go away, seats that seemingly keep shrinking, and global threats ranging from Zika virus to terrorism, it’s easy …

Richard Branson

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for Half the Cost of the U.S.

Why not live somewhere tropical and exotic for at least half the year and cut your expenses down considerably?<p>If you're getting close to retirement, …

10 Great Tips for the Health Conscious Traveler

With the rise of tech-savvy travelers, many independent boutique hotels have introduced amenities that cater to the needs of Fitbit-wearing guests. …

TripAdvisor Rated Kuala Lumpur as the Fourth Cheapest City in the World

Get the latest viral stories daily! Like us:<p>Hear ye, hear ye, bargain hunters and wanderlusters alike – an annual comparison cost study by …

Asia Travel

America’s Favorite Beach Towns 2016

It's time to finalize those summer plans.<p>Boston restaurateur Brian Piccini has been coming to Provincetown, Massachusetts nearly every summer since …

What Not To Wear On Vacation

Sue Groenewegen is dressing conservatively. Dan Church plans to blend in. And Robin Smith is wearing “less bling.”<p>It was bound to happen, with all the recent incidents of terrorism and dire State Department warnings. The last thing anyone wants to do this summer, it seems, is to look too American, …

12 Things to Put in Your Wedding Welcome Bags

Weddings these days require a <i>lot</i> of planning. But one of the things that often gets overlooked are personalized welcome bags for your wedding guests. …