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cruise ship rough seas

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Cruise ship calls off trip after storm

The Anthem of the Seas has turned around and headed back to its original port after a severe storm injured four people and forced passengers into their staterooms for safety reasons, Royal Caribbean International said Monday.

Royal Caribbean said Anth...

Political tourist Kathleen Moon


Meet Kathleen Moon: A political tourist

Kathleen Moon is tired of saying "I'm a Republican, but ..." so she's hit the road in New Hampshire to find out which candidate will best match her self-proclaimed "passionate centrist" views.

Cologne Carnival

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Carnival TV reporter groped in Cologne

The city of Cologne, Germany, fell back into the spotlight of sexual assault this week, when its annual street Carnival kicked off.

Ocean sea briny deep

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Sailing large: Life on board a mega-ship

The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is -- overwhelmingly big.

Rio de Janeiro ready to celebrate Carnival

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Zika virus won't ruin Brazil's Carnival

The Zika virus isn't scaring away Brazil's Carnival revelers and the country's hotels are reporting higher bookings than last year. Over 1 million tourists are expected to come to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival.

Airplane landing

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Airline's unusual problem: It doesn't know where its passengers are

Travelers are all too familiar with the problem of airlines misplacing their luggage. But it's less common for carriers to lose track of large numbers of actual passengers.


Sanofi Pasteur/ CNN

Zika virus could slam these travel hotspots

Popular tourist hotspots in the Americas are poised for trouble as the Zika virus threatens to scare away visitors.

United Delta combo

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Airlines let staff opt out of flights to Zika areas

Two major U.S. airlines say they are allowing staff members to opt out of flights to Latin America and the Caribbean amid escalating concerns over the spread of the Zika virus and its effects on unborn children.

United said Wednesday that it was givin...

Zenith Irfan

Zenith Irfan via CNN

Pakistan's boundary-breaking motorcycle girl

Zenith Irfan's father used to dream of leaving his home in Pakistan to travel around the world on a motorbike.

Thousands stranded at China railway station

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Thousands stranded in train station in China

Being stuck for hours at a train station is unpleasant but even more so if you're trapped with tens of thousands of other passengers.

Vast crowds of people trying to head home for Lunar New Year celebrations were stranded at Guangzhou Railway Station...


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EasyJet unveils plan for 'hybrid' planes

On Tuesday easyJet announced plans to trial the use of hydrogen fuel cells on their planes.

Airport check-in kiosk


The newest airport amenity? Movie theaters

In theory, airports and cinemas seem made for each other.

Automotive Headlines

VW delays earnings report, can't put a cost on emissions scandal

Volkswagen is still trying to figure out how damaging its diesel emissions scandal…

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World's airbag crisis is getting worse

The crisis of malfunctioning airbags is getting worse, putting millions more…

Matt LeBlanc, November 2015

Matt LeBlanc to join 'Top Gear'

Former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc will join British TV and radio personality Chris…

Tesla Model X

Elon Musk to critic: No Tesla for you!

To buy a Tesla Model X, you don't just need $132,000 and the ability to wait months…

Takata airbag recall

Takata airbag recall is worse than we thought

The recall of deadly Takata airbags is expanding to more recent car models, putting…

Scion xB

Toyota kills off its Scion brand

Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand has apparently reached retirement age.

Gas Price Headlines

Gas pumps

Gas is near $1 a gallon in some places

Forget $2 gas. Gas is getting close to the $1 mark in some parts of the country.

Exxon gas station

Exxon Mobil earnings plunge

Exxon Mobil's bottom line is the latest victim of plunging oil prices.

BP Oil

BP to cut 7,000 jobs after posting huge loss

More bad news for oil investors and workers: BP is cutting thousands more jobs…

Oil barrels

Goldman Sachs: It's too late for OPEC to save oil

Oil prices may not be done crashing after all.

Oil rigs

Oil skyrockets 23% in 48 hours, tops $32

It's been an absolutely insane few days for crude oil, the most closely-watched…

Falling oil prices

Oil price plunge: Risks and rewards

Just over four years ago, the United States and Europe sanctioned the sale of…

Traffic Headlines


Train Schedule Change Could Ease Traffic Along the Coast

Retiming the trains in the morning and evening from Ventura County to Goleta and…

Guadalupe Rollover

Driver Injured in Guadalupe Rollover

One woman was sent to the hospital this morning. Santa Barbara County Fire said the…

Sinkhole Causes Traffic

Sinkhole Causes Freeway Backup

Caltrans spent hours paving the area of Northbound U.S. Highway 101 at Carrillo…

Road Work Project Causing U.S. Highway 101 Closures

A pothole repair project in both directions of U.S. Highway 101 in the Santa…

One Dead and Another Injured in Templeton Car Crash

A traffic collision over the weekend kills one and sends another to the hospital.

Driver Injured After Vehicle Rolls Over and Lands on Train Tracks

A Monday afternoon collision on southbound  U.S. 101 north of Refugio State Beach…

Weather Headlines


Eastern New England braces for blizzard warning

A powerful winter storm swirling in the Atlantic Ocean brought snow, high winds and…

Soldiers Taiwan

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan; 5 dead

At least five people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake…

SD snow

Students dig out from blizzard in Vermillion, S.D.

A blizzard early in the week heavily covered much of the Midwest.

Miss broken home

Winter storm rolls across Midwest, North

Sure it's the Midwest, but every once and a while a storm comes along that tests…

Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil sees early spring

Spring is coming! America's most iconic weather forecaster, the Pennsylvania…

Tree Care services busy after powerful storm

Tree Care Services Clearing Fallen Trees

Sunday's powerful winder storm left a mess for tree care services to clean up.

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