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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Branson admits SpaceShip Two crash casts doubt on space tourism project

Sir Richard Branson acknowledged on Saturday that his dream of commercial space tourism may have ended in the explosion that consumed Virgin Galactic’s test craft SpaceShipTwo in the skies above California’s Mojave desert.<br>After rushing overnight to the scene of Friday’s accident, the Virgin chief …

Burkina Faso leader steps down, vote in 90 days

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.<p>An army general quickly announced he was …

Hawaii pair took photos, prodded fiery lava with golf clubs: police

Two Hawaii residents have been charged with trespassing after police found the man and woman snapping pictures within five feet of a slow-moving river of molten lava that is threatening a nearby village, police said.<p>Hawaii County police responding to a report on Thursday evening also found the pair …