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Crossing Into Nogales, Mexico

A fence divides Nogales, Ariz. (left), from Nogales, Mexico.

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Travel Insurance May Not Cover Everything

POSTED: 7:26 pm EST February 24, 2012UPDATED: 12:00 am EST February 27, 2012

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Christopher Plummer wins supporting actor Oscar

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type LOS ANGELES — Christopher Plummer may be the oldest Oscar winner ever, but he’s not showing any signs of slowing down. The 82-year-old came on stage Sunday night to accept his best supporting actor award and stared at the statuette […]

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In Germany, an Alpine Mini-Getaway

Just 80 minutes by train from Munich, the German town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a wonderful spot to spend a few days exploring the wintry beauty of the Bavarian Alps.

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Megabus cheap rides add New Orleans-Ala.-Ga. route

The Associated Press Posted: 7:11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type NEW ORLEANS — Starting April 2, discount bus carrier Megabus plans two routes a day between New Orleans and Atlanta, with two stops in Alabama. The Stagecoach Group PLC subsidiary offers fares starting at $1 and rising as bookings increase and […]

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22 cruisers robbed during shore excursion in Mexico

Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise passengers robbed at gunpoint were heading back from a tourist attraction near Puerto Vallarta to the Carnival Splendor.

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Letters: What Happened to First Class?

To the Editor: Regarding “Whatever Happened to First Class?” (Feb. 12), I agree that most people are unwilling to pay extra, which is why we are where we are. But in the race to the bottom, some airline will eventually differentiate itself and charge X percent for a better experience and will profit from it. […]

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Beach or Bust – Debenhams Reveals Top Celebrity Beach Bods

Marilyn Monroe and Christina Hendricks have replaced Raquel Welch and Kim Kardashian as top of the beach bods, according to research by Debenhams Travel Insurance. (PRWEB UK) 23 February 2012 Marilyn Monroe and Christina Hendricks have replaced Raquel Welch and Kim Kardashian as top of the beach bods, according to research by Debenhams Travel Insurance. […]

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Police evacuate Swedish airport, investigate bag

The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type STOCKHOLM — Police evacuated parts of Landvetter airport in the Swedish city Goteborg on Sunday and sent in bomb technicians to investigate a suspicious bag, halting all incoming and outgoing flights. Police spokesman Jan Weiren said a bag with suspected dangerous content was […]

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‘The Artist’ spurs interest in L.A. silent film locales

The Artist, a Golden Globe winner and Oscar contender that hearkens back to the lost art of telling a story in black and white, without talking, has renewed interest in that early genre. Fortunately, many of the locations where exteriors were filmed during the silent film era still exist today, and you can find them […]

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