Travel

  • Trial begins over death of Ugandan woman killed in Utah park
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Ludovic Michaud was driving around the scenic red rock landscapes of Utah's Arches National Park on a windy spring day in 2020 when something unthinkable happened: A metal gate whipped around, sliced through the passenger door of his car and decapitated his new 25-year-old wife, Esther... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-12-05 By SAM METZ Associated Press
  • USS Arizona survivor: Honor those killed at Pearl Harbor
    HONOLULU -- USS Arizona sailor Lou Conter lived through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor even though his battleship exploded and sank after being pierced by aerial bombs. That makes the now 101-year-old somewhat of a celebrity, especially on the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941 assault. Many call him... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-12-05
  • North Carolina power outages could last days after shootings
    CARTHAGE, N.C. -- Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent.Across Moore County southwest of Raleigh on Monday, businesses handed out free food or coffee,... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-12-05
  • Report: Woman attacks 6 deputies at New Orleans airport
    Officials say a woman bit, kicked and spat on six sheriff's deputies while refusing to exit a plane at an airport in Louisiana early Thanksgiving Day, The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday.Authorities said the 25-year-old woman attacked Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, according... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-12-04 By The Associated Press
  • Beijing, Shenzhen scrap COVID-19 tests for public transport
    BEIJING -- Local Chinese authorities on Saturday announced a further easing of COVID-19 curbs, with major cities such as Shenzhen and Beijing no longer requiring negative tests to take public transport.The slight relaxation of COVID-19 testing requirements comes even as daily virus infections reach near-record highs, and follows weekend protests... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-12-02 By The Associated Press
  • Biden: Nevada site sacred to tribes to be national monument
    LAS VEGAS -- President Joe Biden told a gathering of tribal leaders in Washington on Wednesday that he intends to designate an area considered sacred by area Native Americans in southern Nevada as a new national monument.“When it comes to Spirit Mountain and the surrounding ridges and canyons, I’m committed... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-11-30 By KEN RITTER Associated Press
  • Montana judge restores state wolf hunting regulations
    HELENA, Mont. -- A judge on Tuesday lifted a temporary restraining order that limited wolf hunting and trapping in the state, saying there is nothing to suggest rules now in place will make wolf populations unsustainable in the short term.District Judge Christopher Abbott also rejected concerns raised by environmental groups... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-11-29 By AMY BETH HANSON Associated Press
  • Safety board recommends new measures for Alaska air tours
    WASHINGTON -- Federal accident investigators say the government should issue regulations to improve the safety of air tours in part of Alaska where seven sightseeing planes have crashed since 2007, killing 31 people.The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration should tighten rules about minimum visibility... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-11-29 By The Associated Press
  • Montana officials urge judge to lift limit on wolf kills
    HELENA, Mont. -- Environmental groups told a judge Monday that the wolf population in Montana and in Yellowstone National Park would be irreparably harmed if he lifts a temporary restraining order that restricted wolf hunting and trapping following concerns that too many of the animals could be killed this winter.The... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-11-28 By AMY BETH HANSON Associated Press
  • Macao awards casino licenses to MGM, Sands, Wynn, 3 others
    BEIJING -- Macao has tentatively renewed the casino licenses of MGM Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and three Chinese rivals after they promised to help diversify its economy by investing in non-gambling attractions, the government said Saturday.The announcement is positive news for owners who have invested billions of dollars... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-11-25 By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer