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The best packing list for a blissful wellness trip

Wellness trips offer the chance to indulge in yoga, spa treatments, nature hikes, and clean eating, so you can return to the real world rested and recharged. But before you bliss out completely, stock up on these nine products, which will help you sleep, exercise, relax, and simply feel better on your next wellness vacation. Read more

Amid housing crisis, Reno's motor lodges become last resort

RENO, Nev. (AP) — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination. Read more

Poland hands over site of future Warsaw Ghetto Museum

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's wartime occupation of Poland came closer to reality Friday with a key handover ceremony. Read more

Hi Mickey, 'Bye Mickey: 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Heather and Clark Ensminger breathed sighs of relief when their Los Angeles-bound plane took off from Florida on time: Their biggest hurdle was now eliminated for achieving their goal of visiting six Disney parks on two coasts in one day. Read more


Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air suspended all its operations indefinitely after failing to find new investors to keep it flying, officials said Thursday. Read more

The Latest: Residents return to devastated Mexico Beach

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): Read more

Builder sues over $2 billion San Francisco transit center

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The general contractor that managed San Francisco's troubled $2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge of the project alleging faulty design and mismanagement. Read more


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Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

Series: Tim Carl's Travel Journals

Follow Calistogan Tim Carl as he travels the country capturing inspiring shots from his journeys. Read more

Photos: For this Amazon cult, happiness is a cup of ancient psychedelic tea

The Ayahuasca brew is sacred to Ceu do Mapia villagers, who use it in rituals that blend Indian beliefs with Roman Catholicism. Read more

Photos: This museum is one of the coolest. Literally

The biggest attraction at this temporary ice cream museum: A pool filled with 11,000 pounds of confetti-colored sprinkles. Read more

Photos: A bird's-eye view of the Olympic city

These stunning views helped bring the Olympics to Rio.  Read more

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Fantasy Fest begins with king, queen coronation

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Keys' wacky and often-decadent costuming and masking festival is kicking off with a coronation ball to crown the 10-day festival's king and queen. Read more

Virginia kicks off 400th anniversary year

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is officially kicking off its commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the House of Burgesses at Jamestown, the first arrival of African slaves in the British colonies, and other aspects of the state's colonial past. Read more

West Virginia State Parks giving discount to military, vets

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Parks are offering a discount to veterans and military personnel for a couple of weeks next month. Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Napa Valley need to know before they decide.


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