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Taxi rates in Las Vegas area will top New York's

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada taxi regulators have approved a rate hike that would make cab rides in Las Vegas and surrounding areas the second most expensive among U.S. metropolitan areas with tourism-based economies.

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US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

JetBlue starts latest round of base-fare increases.

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Surfer fends off shark attack with fist, board

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a shark attack in waters off Maui that were rough and murky from a hurricane that churned passed Hawaii over the weekend.

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Parker: Quarantine all arrivals from infected countries

Parker: Quarantine all arrivals from infected countries

Extreme circumstances require extreme measures.

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Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

SANTA ANA, Calif. — When the mysterious people of China’s Sanxingdui packed up and moved away 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language and no indication of who they were, where they were going or why.

October 17, 2014 9:14 am Photos

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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)

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
A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Charlotte Mosier looks over the Ford Racer, January 18, 1932 which was built by Henry Ford in 1910 and which he used in many races. It was later used by Barney Oldfield famous race driver. (AP Photo)

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, the Trans-Atlantic flyer, and her Stepson, Dave Putman, photographed on the beach on July 9, 1932, at Los Angeles, California, a short time after their arrival there by plane recently from New York. Miss Earhart's husband accompanied them on the flight. (AP Photo)

July 24, 2013 2:16 pm
Amid summer heat, deals abound in the Phoenix area

Amid summer heat, deals abound in the Phoenix area

PHOENIX - Winter turns the Valley of the Sun into a destination, luring visitors from around the world to the warmth of the desert.

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Deals abound in Phx. area's summer heat

Deals abound in Phx. area's summer heat

The Jack Rabbit pool at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale is just one of the resort's amenities. Phoenix-area resorts no longer shut down for the summer.

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