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You can still fly to Cuba despite Trump's new ban. Here's how.

You may have thought your chances of traveling to Cuba were slim after the Trump administration's new travel restrictions. But you can still book a flight to visit the island. Learn how. Read more



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European heat wave sees Germany put speed curbs on autobahn

BERLIN (AP) — Large parts of western and central Europe sweated under blazing temperatures Wednesday, with authorities in one German region imposing temporary speed limits on some stretches of the autobahn as a precaution against heat damage. Read more

The Latest: Paris says 'Non' to older cars to counter heat

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave in Europe (all times local): Read more

Rome doctors warn of health hazards from city's garbage woes

ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city's streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Read more

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Huge wooden troll reopens at new site in Colorado ski town

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A giant wooden troll is ready to greet fans again after being moved and rebuilt in a Colorado ski town. Read more

E-bikes encounter rocky road to approval despite popularity

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Gordon Goodwin and his wife are rediscovering their passion for bicycling in their senior years thanks to new electric-assist bikes. The electric motors provide a gentle kick, making it easier for them to pedal up hilly roads around Maine's Acadia National Park. Read more

Deal lets luxury Montana ski club keeps its liquor licenses

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials won't pull the liquor licenses of an ultra-exclusive ski resort that counts Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake among its members as part of a $370,000 settlement agreement with Yellowstone Club owners and executives, including one who is a major campaign donor to Gov. Steve Bullock. Read more

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Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

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Booming New Mexico oil region may get daily flight to Denver

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico county airport in the heart of New Mexico's booming oil region may include Denver to its list of growing destinations. Read more

Hawaii governor signals intent to veto vacation rental bill

HONOLULU (AP) — The governor of Hawaii has placed a vacation rental tax collection bill on a list of legislation he intends to veto. Read more

Family travel five: Solo with kids? Ride the rails or splash down a river

Traveling solo with kids? You'll find minimal stress and maximum time together (and perhaps a little "me time") during these family vacations. Here are five possibilities: ___ RIDE THE RAILS Train excursions provide one parent traveling with kids a relaxed and stress-free opportunity to enjoy one another's company. On board Via Rail, Canada's premier passenger rail service, kids will love ... Read more

You can still fly to Cuba despite Trump's new ban. Here's how.

You may have thought your chances of traveling to Cuba were slim after the Trump administration's new travel restrictions. But you can still book a flight to visit the island. Learn how. Read more

The Latest: Paris says 'Non' to older cars to counter heat

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave in Europe (all times local): Read more

Rome doctors warn of health hazards from city's garbage woes

ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city's streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Read more

APNewsBreak: Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited immigrants

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay. Read more

Huge wooden troll reopens at new site in Colorado ski town

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A giant wooden troll is ready to greet fans again after being moved and rebuilt in a Colorado ski town. Read more

E-bikes encounter rocky road to approval despite popularity

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Gordon Goodwin and his wife are rediscovering their passion for bicycling in their senior years thanks to new electric-assist bikes. The electric motors provide a gentle kick, making it easier for them to pedal up hilly roads around Maine's Acadia National Park. Read more

Deal lets luxury Montana ski club keeps its liquor licenses

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials won't pull the liquor licenses of an ultra-exclusive ski resort that counts Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake among its members as part of a $370,000 settlement agreement with Yellowstone Club owners and executives, including one who is a major campaign donor to Gov. Steve Bullock. Read more

How much money was left in TSA bins? Probably more than you think

Loose change. When travelers reach airport gates, it is placed in a basket along with other items from a passenger’s pocket. However, it is… Read more

14 of the world's most romantic restaurants

From million-dollar views to 12th-century dining rooms, here are 14 of the world's most romantic restaurants worth a visit for Valentine's … Read more

10 great winter destinations that might be off your radar

If you hate cold weather, a tropical destination can be just the ticket for lifting your spirits. But don’t count out chilly places with lo… Read more

Alaskans consider staying in homes threatened by erosion

AKIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska residents living near a riverbank threatened by erosion are facing a choice of whether to move, and some wish to remain in their homes. Read more

Gov. Baker unveils plan to speed MBTA improvement projects

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a plan Tuesday to speed up construction projects on Greater Boston's public transit system after a pair of subway car derailments earlier this month ramped up calls for improvements to the aging system. Read more

Dallas-bound flight makes safe emergency landing in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An American Airlines flight that departed Reno for Dallas Fort Worth returned and made a safe emergency landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport shortly after takeoff due to an issue with the landing gear. Read more

The Latest: Resort owner in liquor dispute is Bullock donor

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a settlement between Montana and the Yellowstone Club resort (all times local): Read more

Booming New Mexico oil region may get daily flight to Denver

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico county airport in the heart of New Mexico's booming oil region may include Denver to its list of growing destinations. Read more