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Cruise ship calls off trip after storm

The Anthem of the Seas has turned around and headed back to its original port after a severe storm injured four people and forced passengers into their staterooms for safety reasons, Royal Caribbean International said Monday.

Royal Caribbean said Anth...

Political tourist Kathleen Moon

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Meet Kathleen Moon: A political tourist

Kathleen Moon is tired of saying "I'm a Republican, but ..." so she's hit the road in New Hampshire to find out which candidate will best match her self-proclaimed "passionate centrist" views.

Cologne Carnival

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Carnival TV reporter groped in Cologne

The city of Cologne, Germany, fell back into the spotlight of sexual assault this week, when its annual street Carnival kicked off.

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Sailing large: Life on board a mega-ship

The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is -- overwhelmingly big.

Rio de Janeiro ready to celebrate Carnival

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Zika virus won't ruin Brazil's Carnival

The Zika virus isn't scaring away Brazil's Carnival revelers and the country's hotels are reporting higher bookings than last year. Over 1 million tourists are expected to come to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival.

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Airline's unusual problem: It doesn't know where its passengers are

Travelers are all too familiar with the problem of airlines misplacing their luggage. But it's less common for carriers to lose track of large numbers of actual passengers.

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Zika virus could slam these travel hotspots

Popular tourist hotspots in the Americas are poised for trouble as the Zika virus threatens to scare away visitors.

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Airlines let staff opt out of flights to Zika areas

Two major U.S. airlines say they are allowing staff members to opt out of flights to Latin America and the Caribbean amid escalating concerns over the spread of the Zika virus and its effects on unborn children.

United said Wednesday that it was givin...

Zenith Irfan

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Pakistan's boundary-breaking motorcycle girl

Zenith Irfan's father used to dream of leaving his home in Pakistan to travel around the world on a motorbike.

Thousands stranded at China railway station

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Thousands stranded in train station in China

Being stuck for hours at a train station is unpleasant but even more so if you're trapped with tens of thousands of other passengers.

Vast crowds of people trying to head home for Lunar New Year celebrations were stranded at Guangzhou Railway Station...

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