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Health minister: Brazil is 'losing battle' against mosquito

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's health minister says the country is sending some 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading a virus …

Disease

The towns where travellers lose track of time

It was only supposed to be a couple of days; time enough to check out the temple you’d read about, pick up some bargains in the market, and mosey round the town before you head off to the next stop on your travels.<p>Yet somehow it’s a week later and not only are you still there, but you can’t see …

Rome in a nutshell city guide for first-time visitors

Best Tours in Europe 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan the …

European Travel

Rome Travel Guide

Travel Guides

HomeAway's guide to Rome - HomeAway Blog | Travel Blog

If you can not see this, your browser does not support iframes. You can see the graphic here.<p>Do you dream of discovering the ancient wonders of the …

Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of exploring a new place on your own terms. Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with …

Solo Travel

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Paris, London, Rome…the big cities require no introductions. But have you heard of the foodie haven of Tremolat, France or the pristine Alpine hamlet …

Budget Travel

Private Islands With Awesome Vacation Rentals For Every Budget (PHOTOS)

Don't have the funds of Sir Richard Branson or Johnny Depp, but still want to getaway from it all...even other people? Have no fear, TripAdvisor has done us a solid and pulled together eight private islands with vacation homes for rent for every budget.<p>So if you really want to get away from it all …

A Temple In Kyoto Blazing in Fall Color

Amazing Experiences Every Traveler MUST Try!

Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the …

Travelers

7 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

"You may be able to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease by a whopping 70 to 80 percent," says Dr. Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Your kids want to swim in the ocean, your spouse wants to perfect his tennis serve, and all you want is a nice glass of wine with dinner…oh, and to …

Mission Impossible

McDonald's New Chicken Wings Are A Huge Mistake

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Thanks to a few hungry Atlantans, McDonald's chicken wings are now a reality and are going to be …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

Bulger verdict doesn't end Boston's pain

Has justice fully been served? The trial spotlighted FBI corruption and government perks for criminals who cooperate with authorities.<p>BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger has his verdict — guilty in 11 murders and on 31 racketeering counts — but the jury is still out on a government that enabled his …

The Picturesque-but-Deadly Pacific Coast Highway to Feature in New Documentary, Funding Permitting

Three years after his 13-year-old daughter was killed on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu by a speeding motorist, executive producer Michel Shane (<i>Catch Me If You Can</i> and <i>I, Robot</i>) is raising funds for a documentary that might inspire the communities near “Blood Alley,” and other communities with …

Trove of pristine shipwrecks may be buried around Antarctica

A still from a time-lapse video of two months aboard an Antarctic ice-breaker.<p>The oceans surrounding Antarctica may be littered with buried shipwrecks in pristine condition, new research suggests.<p>Researchers came to that conclusion, detailed Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society …

Shipwrecks

Scientists say sugar at levels considered safe is harmful

"Added sugars" are those added during processing or preparation, not those that occur naturally in fruit or milk. The scientists fed the mice a diet that got its added sugars from half fructose and half glucose monosaccharides, which is about what’s found in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), Potts …

Diabetes

How to Do Florence on a Budget

<i>Photo Courtesy of mcmillent/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Florence is an Italian city best known for its art. Home to the <b>Galleria degli Uffizi</b> and the <b>Galleria dell'Accademia</b> (where Michelangelo's <i>David</i> masterpiece resides), visitors from around the world flock to see …

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

15 Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

About 4 percent of adults have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and many others have never been diagnosed. (About half of kids with …

Pediatrics

10 Stylish Steals in the Caribbean!

Sure, the amazing islands in the Caribbean Sea and off the Southeast coast conjure images of exclusive beaches, posh nightlife, and glitzy shopping. …

Caribbean

Stefano Domenicali orders Ferrari investigation into fading F1 form

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has ordered a detailed investigation by his technical chiefs in to why his team's race pace disappeared at …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.