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Ebola fears cripple Africa's safari industry

With travel to Africa poised to hit all-time highs in 2014, a drop-off in travel bookings was the last thing the continent's lucrative safari industry thought it would be facing going into 2015.

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Coming soon: Best future theme parks

You don't have to be a Soviet wheat farmer to realize that five-year plans aren't much fun.

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Would you jump off this bridge?

We can think of few things crazier than strapping a parachute to one's body and jumping off a bridge for a quick free fall.

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800 on flights linked to nurse contacted

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked ...

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Airline offers 'Flying Nannies' for children

Does your baby cry during long flights, causing you to want to disappear from the glares of fellow passengers?

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U.S. tourist gets trapped in London bookstore

There's nothing like getting stuck into a good book -- but getting stuck in a good book store is a different matter.

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Goleta-Based Nonprofit Sends Ebola Supplies to Guinea

Direct Relief, a Goleta-based humanitarian nonprofit organization, sent out its 19th shipment of Ebola aid supplies Thursday.

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Santa Barbara Ebola Travel Concerns Raised

The Santa Barbara airport isn't screening passengers for Ebola just yet, but that could change if the deadly disease starts to spread.

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Introducing FireChat, the app behind Hong Kong's protests

The revolution will not be televised but it will be tweeted, instant messaged or, in the case of Hong Kong, broadcast on mesh networks like FireChat.

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London: Essentials for executive travelers

Ah, London. Theater. Art. Fashion. Shopping. Nightlife. Meals you'll never forget (and that can be meant, now, in a good way.) Is there anything she doesn't do superlatively?

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5 gorgeous road trips for fall

Great fall road trips aren't just about colored leaves.

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Wine Harvest Weathers Drought in Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County winemakers are not as worried about the drought dry conditions in the state despite red flags throughout the agricultural community.

Automotive Headlines

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Audi driverless car hits 140 mph

An Audi RS7 performance car reached 140 miles per hour on a racetrack Sunday --…

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One in every five U.S. cars recalled this year

There have been 52 million car and truck recalls in the United States so far this…

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Toyota recalls another 1.75 million cars

Toyota has issued three new recalls covering more than 1.75 million vehicles, the…

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Honda CR-V named SUV of the Year

Motor Trend magazine has named the revamped 2015 Honda CR-V its SUV of the year,…

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Chrysler recalls 184,000 SUVs with airbag problem

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 184,000 SUVs for a problem that could prevent the airbags…

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Chrysler finally returns to US stock market

Columbus Day seems like a fitting debut for Fiat Chrysler on the New York Stock…

Gas Price Headlines

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Gas prices dip below $3

Gas for less than $3 a gallon is coming to a station near you, if it's not there…

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Oil prices plunging despite ISIS

Oil prices have fallen sharply over the past few months -- even though the…

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Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

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Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

An Illinois gas station caused traffic jams over the weekend when it accidentally…

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Company creates robotic gas pumps

If you don`t like getting out of your car to pump gas, then the future looks bright…

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Search and Rescue Crews to Look for High Speed Chase Evidence

Sheriff's investigators said search and rescue crews will look for drug…

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High-Speed Chase From Buellton Ends in Santa Barbara

A high-speed chase that started in Buellton ended an hour later in Santa Barbara…

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Freeway Widening Project Hits a Rough Spot

Environmental and other issues that appear to be unresolved, may lead to legal…

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Gas Prices Dip For 16th Week

Some people put there credit cards in and don't pay attention to the price at the…

Driver Escapes Produce Truck Engulfed In Flames

SLO Driver Escapes Produce Truck Engulfed In Flames

A big rig explosion on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo created a mess for drivers…

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Car Slams Into Ventura Business

Ventura City Fire crews responded a car that crashed into a business. The accident…

Weather Headlines

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Hurricanes churn in Atlantic, Pacific

Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar…

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South may see colder, wetter winter

Oh good, the brutal cold conditions that froze much of the country last winter are…

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Hurricane moves toward Bermuda

Watch out Bermuda, here comes Hurricane Gonzalo.

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Category 3 hurricane moves toward Bermuda

Bermuda is bracing for one of the most powerful storms in recent years.

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Storms rattle parts of Southeast

Storms battering the southern United States put 32 million people from West Virginia…

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Some damage in El Salvador after quake

A powerful 7.4-magnitude quake shook the Pacific coast of Central America on Tuesday…

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