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Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

Colorado ski towns worry pot will keep families away

There's mounting anxiety that ski towns have embraced stoner culture a little too much, potentially damaging Colorado's tourism brand.

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

SEATTLE — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Youths sing and play music as they hang out in a park in Havana, Cuba, late Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. For a generation that grew up believing the best way to pursue their dreams was to leave the island, the announcement this week that Cuba will open relations with the U.S. is prompting many to …

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

HAVANA — Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice.

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Vanessa Garcia poses for a photo at her home in Miami, Florida, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. “My family always said they weren’t going back until Fidel died,” said Garcia, a 35-year-old writer in Miami whose parents left Cuba in the 1960s. “But it seemed like that was something that was hurting us…

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Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Israeli police detain a Palestinian protester after a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet Minister Ziad Abu Ain, who died after a protest on Dec. 10.

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Israeli airstrikes hit Hamas site in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes hit Hamas site in Gaza

JERUSALEM — Israel’s military struck a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip early today in its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since last summer’s war.

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Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Palestinians protesters pray for Palestinian Cabinet Minister Ziad Abu Ain, who died after a protest on Dec. 10 in the village of Turmus Aya near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Clashes erupted Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces at a West Bank military checkpoint near T…

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Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Israel carries out airstrike on Hamas site in Gaza

Israeli troops fire tear gas towards Palestinian protesters following a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet Minister Ziad Abu Ain, who died after a protest on Dec. 10 in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya.

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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Travel companies are salivating at the chance to set up shop in Cuba.

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Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

People line up to take the bus outside the Capitolio in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor? That’s about to become clear as the Obama administration and the communist government of Raul Castro move to normalize mor…

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Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

WASHINGTON— How does one end almost 54 years of hostility toward a next-door neighbor?

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Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

Next steps on Cuba: Normalizing could take awhile

Taxi drivers wait for clients next to their classic American cars in Havana, Cuba, on Thursday, the day after President Obama announced that his administration would seek to normalize more than a half-century of bitter animosity between the United States and Cuba.

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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

The front end detail of a classic Chevrolet with a decorative license plate frame that read in Spanish, “Havana Cuba, What A Good Life,” at a classic car rally in Havana, Cuba. While President Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, it doesn’t mean …

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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

A boy jumps into the water at the Malecon in Havana. While President Obama announced Wednesday plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, it’s still illegal for most U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba.

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Most wonderful time of the year for filmgoers

Most wonderful time of the year for filmgoers

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for moviegoers.

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

In this Dec. 11, 2014 photo, snowboarders ride a lift at Breckenridge, in Colo. Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted droves of customers curious about legalized pot. But in some quarters, there’s anxiety…

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Said Bob Gordman, a Breckenridge retiree: “Whether you’re pro-marijuana or against marijuana, you have to be concerned about how tourists react to seeing it.”

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Powder beckons in Breckenridge, west of Denver. Across Colorado, visitors are spending more since marijuana legally went on sale in January, but the state isn’t tracking the role of pot in attracting or deterring tourists.

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Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

Two customers from Texas smell strains of marijuana inside the Breckenridge Cannabis Club, which is being forced to leave the main commercial street that runs through town.

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