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Washington museum won't give up guns after all

LYNDEN, Wash. — A small museum in northwestern Washington says it won’t be removing all of the weapons from its World War II exhibit after all.

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New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

Spaceport executive director Christine Anderson gives her report to members of a legislative finance oversight committee at the New Mexico State capitol on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Richard Holdridge, left, chairman of theBoard of Directors, Spaceport Authority appeared with Anderson. (AP Pho…

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New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world’s first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic’s spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight.

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Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Well-traveled gray wolf 'looking for love' in Arizona

Biologists don’t know her age or from where she traveled.

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Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

NEW YORK — A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021.

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Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

Chinese must line up at a U.S. consulate during the work day, pass an interview and then wait at least three days to obtain a U.S. visa. Above a Chinese police guard checks visa seekers’ documents outside the U.S. embassy in Beijing. 

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

FILE- This Oct. 6, 2014, file photo shows cider house butter rolls in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

FILE- This Oct. 27, 2014, file photo shows barbecue spiced turkey in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

FILE- This Oct. 8, 2012, file photo shows a Thanksgiving dinner plate of cider brined turkey with sage gravy, peach cranberry sauce, sour cream and chive mashed potatoes, sausage pecan stuffing, arugula pear salad with pomegranate vinaigrette and goat cheese and herb crusted sweet potatoes i…

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Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

This combination photo shows Prague’s “Lennonwall” on Oct. 29, top, and on Tuesday, after it was painted over. A group of art students took responsibility for painting it white.

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Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

Prague wall dedicated to John Lennon painted over

PRAGUE — Prague’s colorful wall dedicated to the memory of John Lennon has been painted over, leaving a message: “Wall is over!”

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In Norway, cool experiences trump luxury

In Norway, cool experiences trump luxury

There's nothing routine about these three offbeat Norwegian hotels.  

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Tune out cable news and turn away fear

Tune out cable news and turn away fear

Travel helps us understand we’re 300 million Americans among 7 billion worldwide.

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Travel solutions: Prying a refund out of Airbnb proves difficult

Q: Late last year, my wife and I rented an apartment in Paris for next September through Airbnb. The total cost for this rental was $3,692 and was charged to my credit card, which I paid. It included a cleaning fee of $41 and an Airbnb service fee of $209.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for May 16

Dear Carolyn: I have no bond with my mother, and never have, including as an infant. She is self-centered, probably has Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and makes herself look good by spinning partial truths to make other people look bad. Her usual target over the years has been me (yes, t…

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Old, new and toy trains for National Train Day

Old, new and toy trains for National Train Day

An illustration of old time railroads is shown in an undated photo. (AP Photo)

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Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

In this Sunday, Jan. 17, 1993 file photo, actor Mickey Rooney, right, leans in to talk to Dr. Ruth Westheimer, center, as they wait with New York City Major David Dinkins, second from left, at Penn Station New York, headed for Washington aboard a special train to attend festivities surrounde…

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Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

The number of Thanksgiving travelers will be essentially flat this year, but the roads and skies will still be plenty stuffed, according to AAA’s annual travel forecast.

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Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Sept. 6

A longtime friend of mine is getting married. We have been friends since we were children, but we are not as close now as we were back then.We went to different colleges, but one year went on vacation together. She invited some of her college friends. One night, one of her friends sexually a…

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