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Bardarbunga volcano

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Will another Iceland volcano eruption hit air travel?

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune. Now another Icelandic volcano is rumbling.

Hotel Zamora

From The Hotel Zamora

9 great new US beach hotels

Few travel pleasures match checking into a room few others have stayed in. From Rhode Island to Santa Barbara, South Beach to Kauai, new hotels just steps from the beach are marking their first summer -- it's not over yet! -- in business.

TSA, airport security

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No charges for accused airport security scammer

A passenger accused of posing as an airport security agent and taking women into a private screening room will not be prosecuted.

Bicycle wheel

World's best cycling cities

If you're taking a strict view on the world's most bike-friendly cities, the eventual list would mainly take in a smallish patch of northwest Europe.

Ebola

Centers for Disease Control

Ebola fears lead to bans in Kenya

Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The suspension is temporary, and the airline will continue operating flights to Nigeria...

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Pilot's false arm falls off as he lands plane

It's probably one of the more unusual incidents air traffic investigators have looked into, but the good news is that when a pilot's prosthetic arm fell off during landing, no one got hurt.

ship going through Panama Canal

Stan Shebs/Wikimedia Commons

11 reasons to visit Panama

Aug. 15, 2014, marks the 100th anniversary of the first use of the Panama Canal: one of the greatest feats of engineering the world has ever seen.

Tee-pee capital of the world

Montana Office of Tourism

Inside the 'tee-pee capital of the world'

A mini metropolis of tee-pees sprawls across the parched plains, and in the early hours of the morning the first to rise are the children.

Delta Ship 41

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A surprising, one-of-a-kind airline museum

Welcome to the Delta Flight Museum, home to some of the airline industry's historic jewels, including a first-of-its-kind aircraft that pioneered the sophisticated planes we fly on today.

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From SkyMall

The weird world of in-flight retail

In many ways, airplanes are a retailer's dream come true. They serve a captive -- often bored -- audience who have proven their income is disposable enough to afford air travel. It's no wonder that in the last few years, airlines have adapted an increasingly sophisticated approach to parting customers from their money.

Shoe House

From Hillary Hess Photography

8 weird houses worth a visit

Some houses are so far outside of the box, they're worth a trip to see. Here are eight of the most unusual houses around the United States:

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Woman braves barbed wire hoping to stop plane

A woman climbed a barbed wire fence at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sunday with the intention to stop the plane she thought was carrying her husband, said a Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman.

Automotive Headlines

Chevy Corvette Stingray

New Corvette lets you spy on garage valets

When you hand over your Chevrolet Corvette keys to a parking garage valet, you…

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Ford recalls 83,000 vehicles

Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles for potential problems with the halfshaft and…

Ferrari GTO Berlinetta

Most expensive car ever - Ferrari GTO sells for $38 million

A 1962-63 Ferrari GTO Berlinetta was sold in California on Thursday for $38,000,000…

Tesla Model S

Consumer Reports puts some dings in Tesla's reputation

Consumer Reports has called the Tesla Model S the best car it ever tested. But…

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Most expensive state to own a car: Wyoming

Why does it cost so much to own a car in Wyoming? Because residents there love the…

GM, General Motors

GM loses bid to stop key recall lawsuit

A key lawsuit against General Motors over the automaker's fatally flawed ignition…

Gas Price Headlines

Gas prices

Lowest August gas prices in four years

Drivers, rejoice! Gas prices are the lowest they've been at the start of August in…

Exxon gas pumps

Iraq crisis: Why aren't gas prices spiking?

The drums of war are beating in Iraq, but you wouldn't know it from looking at oil…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

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

Gas pump

Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

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

Pumping gas

Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

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

Robotic gas pumps

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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Skateboarders Beware Of Ticketing

Santa Barbara police are cracking down on skateboarders again.

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Man Charged With DUI After Sideswiping Patrol Car

A Santa Barbara man is behind bars, accused of side-swiping a parked patrol car…

Cyclist Killed Remembered as Randonneur

"He was irreplaceable, we all have a Matthew-sized hole in our hearts that can never…

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Lompoc Teen Killed in Highway 246 Crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a fatal car crash that…

Recumbent Cyclist Killed Was UCSB Grad Student

Mark Lafaille is on his daily 20-to-30 mile bike ride in the Santa Maria Valley.

Cyclists Want To Work With Drivers To Make Roads Safer

Andy Rice was riding his bike along Union Valley Parkway when a car making a left…

Weather Headlines

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Heavy rains, landslides kill 39 in Japan

Residents combed through mud and debris looking for bodies of their loved ones after…

Bardarbunga volcano

Will another Iceland volcano eruption hit air travel?

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into…

Oklahoma earthquake

4.2-magnitude quake shakes central Oklahoma

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, at 7:41 a.m. CT (8:41 a.m…

Flooding man waves flag to rescuers

Rescue crews respond to Phoenix flash floods

As many as four inches of rain fell near Phoenix on Tuesday, sending flash…

Earthquake

Strong earthquake hits Iran near Iraqi border

A powerful earthquake struck early Monday in western Iran, injuring at least 250…

Storm clouds

Hundreds dead as monsoon hits India, Nepal

Dozens of people have been killed in flooding in northern and eastern India, while…

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