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Danish moms told to buy baby-making vacations

A Danish travel company has come up with a novel solution for reversing the country's declining birth rates.

Space Hotel mirrors

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Hotel's $2,000-a-night 'space' experience

Always dreamed of going to space but never felt cut out for grueling astronaut training?

Soon it'll be possible to (almost) indulge this fantasy without leaving Earth.

A hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, has just unveiled a new suite kitted out to look li...

Mt Everest

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Nepal bans novice climbers from Everest

Facing increasing criticism over safety and the environmental impacts of climbing on Mount Everest, Nepalese tourism officials have banned novice climbers from the world's tallest peak and are considering additional limits.

Mount Everest

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Disabled climber halts Everest effort

Mount Everest's summit will once again remain elusive for Nobukazu Kuriki, the tenacious Japanese climber who was nearly a month into his fifth attempt to scale the world's highest mountain when perilous conditions on Saturday forced him to abandon h...

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Dennis Doucet

Creepy mannequin heads dot Japan countryside

If you're traveling around Japan's countryside in late summer, don't be alarmed if you see a bunch of creepy mannequin heads staring at you from the fields.

Smithsonian tarantula

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With a tarantula roaming about, Delta calls off flight

There are a multitude of reasons your flight might be canceled or delayed -- but a spider?

Mission docents needed

New Mission Docents Needed with Tours Increasing in Popularity

The Santa Barbara Mission has seen an increase in visitors, and with that, it needs more docents to tour guests through the property.  Classes begin next month.

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Virgin Atlantic plane wing clips fence

Passengers were removed from a Virgin Atlantic flight in New York on Saturday after a wing clipped a fence.

No one was injured on Flight VS26 from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London's Heathrow, according to the Port Authority of New York...

737 MAX 8

Boeing via CNN

First look: Boeing's new 737 MAX 8

It's all about the winglets.

Boeing has released new photos offering a tantalizing glimpse of the 737 MAX 8 -- the first member of the U.S. aviation giant's new, more efficient single-aisle plane family.

Still under construction in a dedicated new faci...

Travel Meet and Greet

Ideas on How You Can Travel the World

Have the itch to travel the world?  There's a special event this weekend that will give you some new ideas!

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Air Marshals allegedly sought prostitutes

At least two Federal Air Marshals are at the center of a prostitution investigation by the Transportation Security Administration.

The TSA's Office of Professional Responsibility and Office of Inspections has launched a probe into allegations two air...

American Airlines

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Grounded American Airlines flights resuming after technical problems

American Airlines resumed flights Thursday after computer problems briefly grounded flights at three of its busiest airports.

The problem affected flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare Airport, as well as Dallas-Fort Worth and Miami. Almost 300 flights...

Automotive Headlines

Tesla Model X gull wing doors

Inside Tesla's freaky Falcon Wing doors

The Falcon Wing doors are without a doubt the coolest-looking part of Tesla's new…

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Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's…

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GM to test fleet of driverless Chevy Volts in 2016

General Motors will begin testing a fleet of driverless Chevy Volts at its sprawling…

Volkswagen produces Golf VI

VW sold 3,060 diesels in US last month before scandal

Volkswagen sold 3,060 diesel cars in the U.S. last month until the 18th. That's when…


Study: Driving while drugged as deadly as drunk

Driving while under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the…

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn

Prosecutor error: VW's former CEO not a suspect in diesel scandal

As if the Volkswagen scandal wasn't bad enough for Germany's reputation, state…

Gas Price Headlines

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AAA: Gas prices have leveled off

The average price per gallon of gasoline nationwide has leveled off at $2.29

Oil rigs

North Dakota hit by falling oil prices

The oil rigs in North Dakota are vanishing, a sign that the slide in oil prices is…

Social Security

Low gas prices mean no boost for Social Security

Cheap gas is good news for most people -- except senior citizens.

Falling prices at…

Falling oil prices

Low oil prices put $1.5 trillion worth of projects at risk

New oil and gas production projects worth $1.5 trillion are at risk because of…

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Gas prices drop 27 cents in 3 weeks

The average price of gas in the U.S. dropped 27 cents in the past three weeks.

Falling oil prices

Goldman Sachs: Oil could hit $20

Forget $40 a barrel oil. Prices could plummet to $20 as a massive supply glut…

Traffic Headlines

Notorious U.S. 101 Intersection in Arroyo Grande to be Closed Down

If you're driving northbound on U.S. 101 through the Five Cities area over the next…

UPDATE: Man Died In Motorcycle Crash

Oxnard police said a man died in a motorcycle accident around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Train Strikes and Kills Pedestrian Near Oxnard

Ventura County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal train collision.

Enflamed Car Sparks Cuyama Brush Fire, Woman Killed

A brush fire sparked by a fully engulfed car broke out near oil fields on Highway…

Eastside traffic concerns

Traffic on Santa Barbara's Eastside has One Resident Making 'Slow Down' Signs

One Santa  Barbara neighborhood is feeling the impacts where the Riviera, Eastside,…

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Breakfast is Served at Santa Barbara City College if You Get There in a Sustainable Way

When if comes to "food for thought" Santa Barbara City College was dishing it out…

Weather Headlines

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South Carolina flooding: Rains start moving off

Here's the good news for South Carolina: The rain will soon stop. Unfortunately,…

Flooding in South Carolina, October 3, 2015

SC National Guard deployed to battle flooding

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn't mince any words Sunday about just how…

Guatemala landslide claims dozens of lives

Guatemala landslide deaths top 130

The gangly arms of four backhoes dug through a mound of sandy soil that had buried…


Rain Hits Central Coast

Much-needed rain fell up and down the coast on Sunday.

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Life ring from missing cargo ship found

Somewhere near the Bahamas, a container ship with 28 Americans and five Polish…

French Riviera Masters course inundated by heavy rains

At least 16 dead in French Riviera flooding

Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in a…

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