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Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Airlines suspend Tel Aviv flights over security fear

Several U.S. carriers take action over security concerns, with one citing a rocket attack near Tel Aviv
Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to come

Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to come

Travelers to and from eastern China were likely disappointed Monday, though official reasons for the cancellations have been muted
Best burger? There's an app for that

Best burger? There's an app for that

The 'Burgerator' app, launched in New York, has expanded to London
Malaysia Airlines offers full refunds following MH17 crash

Malaysia Airlines offers full refunds following MH17 crash

Daily Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur services to continue, though airline says MH17 flight number to be retired
Humpback whales entertain boaters

Humpback whales entertain boaters

Several humpback whales play and feed in Monterrey Bay, California, giving boaters a show
Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Violence in the Middle East has some tourists fearing their personal safety could be threatened by traveling to Israel and surrounding areas
Malaysia Airlines crash prompts flight detours

Malaysia Airlines crash prompts flight detours

Commercial airlines that normally cross eastern Ukraine on flights to Europe, Asia and elsewhere are re-routing away from the volatile region
Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Perching design fits four passengers into a space previously occupied by three
London to New York: Who should you fly with?

London to New York: Who should you fly with?

Few airline routes are as cutthroat as the one between London and New York. Here's how the different carriers stack up
Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat created by an active volcano below Yellowstone caused the road surface to bubble with oil
Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Onlookers shout as a pontoon plane nearly clips a surfacing whale
Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Built at a cost of $442.2 million, Universal Studios Japan hopes its magical new attraction will bring in the big bucks
Best romantic summer getaways

Best romantic summer getaways

10 good-weather escapes ready-made for love and affection

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With the Sierra Madre Mountains, the Pacific coastline and even whale watching sites, the Mexican town of Riviera Nayarit has romantic options for wooing your partner.
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