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Tourists evacuated from Mexico as Odile moves on

Tourists evacuated from Mexico as Odile moves on

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s government airlifted thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward Arizona.

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Weakened Odile heads toward US; tourists evacuated

Weakened Odile heads toward US; tourists evacuated

Mexican and foreign tourists arrive at an air force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos. Travelers are being flown free of charge to airports in Tijuana, Mazatlan, Guadalajara and Mexico City.

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican government began airlifting the first of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.

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Around the world

Around the world

Tourist Carl Hassler from California looks at debris and damaged furniture at the entrance of the Hilton hotel after it sustained severe damage cuased by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja Californ…

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

A man stands by a trailer that was swept along with debris, by the flood waters and high winds of Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle hom…

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Tourist Patrick Egan from California looks at the interior patios of the Hilton hotel, damaged by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle hom…

September 16, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…
Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

A tourists looks to the ocean from inside a debris-filled area at the Hilton hotel after the resort sustained severe damage from Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled…

September 16, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…
Scotland cliff jumping all in a day’s fun

Scotland cliff jumping all in a day’s fun

Coasteering — which combines sea swimming, rock climbing and cliff jumping — in Scotland. 

September 13, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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A defense of dressing up when you travel

On evenings before I travel, I set out the following day's clothes.

September 09, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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…

May 16, 2014 11:30 pmLoading…
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)

May 08, 2014 3:29 pm
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…

April 06, 2014 10:44 pm
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.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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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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More Arizonans to travel this Labor Day weekend

More Arizonans plan to travel over the coming Labor Day weekend compared with last year, thanks in part to an improved housing market, AAA Arizona says.

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Travel Solutions: Get a rental agreement, but don't sign or pay until you've read it

Q: I recently paid a $2,060 deposit to rent a home in Aruba through VRBO. Before I was sent a copy of the lease, I realized that the rental didn't have enough room for our party of 10, and I notified the owner that I wanted to cancel.

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A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Most famous of the Ford racers, built by Henry Ford, the "999" at the sports car show in Detroit Mich., March 7, 1963. It was in the 999 named for a record setting New York Centralbtrain, that driver Barney Oldfield Won His early reputation as a racer. (AP Photo)

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm
A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Mrs. Mildred C. Reniff of Ashfield, Mass, waves good-bye as she starts a test flight in her vintage 1914 Model T. Ford, August 4, 1944. Mrs. Reniff heeded advice of Federal Agencies to make cars last as long as possible and had it put in tip top shape. Tank on running Board mixes Carbide and…

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm

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