One in three UK tourists causes offence while on holiday
The best island in the world! Travellers vote the little-known Philippines outcrop of Palawan as the most exotic on Earth Fly to the US for less than 100 : Airline set to start Boston and Washington routes from March Elderly couple love Torquay holidays so much they have returned 60 times in 10 years... and always stay at the same hotel British royal family take America... as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry wax works are unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York Switzerland is world's top destination for expats, New Zealand best for raising kids... but US and UK voted among worst places to live Dizzying point-of-view video shows brave Jamaican make extreme dive off 100ft cliff into rock-strewn sea at famous tourist spot Would YOU go on a Ryanair package holiday? No-frills airline hints at plan to offer all-inclusive trips within five years The world's most well-travelled nations revealed: ... (more)
Dionne: Ebola, pandering and courage
Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts' North Shore, has done something with little precedent in political campaigning: He was caught underplaying his war record. You read that right: An investigation by The Boston Globe found that unlike politicians who go to great lengths to puff up their military backgrounds, Moulton, as the paper's Walter Robinson wrote, "chose not to publicly disclose that he was twice decorated for heroism until pressed by the Globe."
West Orange Commuters: New York City Ebola Patient Traveled on the Subway, Taxis
Health officials have confirmed that the New York City doctor who has tested positive for the Ebola virus traveled on the subway and rode a taxi on Wednesday evening. Given the amount of people who use taxis and subways to travel from commuter towns like West Orange to the city, officials are working quickly to track down anyone who may have come in contact with Dr. Spencer, and is now at risk of contracting the virus.
How we met: One night in Lisbon leads to a lifetime of love for Walnut Creek couple
In the golden age of jet travel, international carriers liked to entice passengers with deals such as letting them pick a city to visit on their way to and from their primary destinations. In October 1971, Mary Ann Scaglia, of New York City, and Alameda's Dennis McClean, each chose Lisbon, Portugal, for a stopover, in no way expecting that visiting the historic Atlantic port city would change their lives forever by bringing them together.
PM Barrow refuses to facilitate evacuation of possible Ebola patient
The threat of an Ebola outbreak continues to loom over the Caribbean, North and Central America. As such, governments including the Government of Belize , are taking action to prevent the spread of the deadly disease in their respective countries.
'American Idol' runner up Clay Aiken seeks political office in race for US Congress
Clay Aiken at the 2006 American Music Awards in Los Angeles. The singer is now seeking political office in the US "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is back on tour.
Chicago hospitalizes 2 air travelers from Liberia
Chicago's new infectious disease network has mobilized for the first time, transferring two O'Hare International Airport travelers from Liberia to hospitals for monitoring. Neither patient evaluated Tuesday met the federal criteria for Ebola testing, having no fever or reported risk of exposure to the virus.
Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way of preventing further violence. California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.