Leisure Travel

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Apr 26, 2018

Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation's first memorial to the victims of lynching in Alabama

Ethiopia raises cry for Britain to return 'looted' artifacts

Apr 26, 2018

Ethiopia raises outcry for UK to return 'looted' artifacts, including young prince's bones

Uganda counts gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'

Apr 25, 2018

Uganda counts endangered mountain gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'

Egypt's parliament passes law to fine aggressive touts

Apr 25, 2018

In efforts to revive tourism in Egypt, parliament passes bill imposing fines on overly aggressive touts

Edna St. Vincent Millay's NY farmhouse could be closed

Apr 25, 2018

Edna St. Vincent Millay's landmark farmhouse in New York's Hudson Valley is in danger of being shuttered unless $1 million is raised by November

Tourists enjoy final day at beach before Boracay closure

Apr 25, 2018

Tourists are spending their final hours on Boracay, enjoying the Philippine island's famed white-sand beaches before it closes for up to six months to recover from overcrowding and development

RFK funeral train photo exhibit: Kennedy's final journey

Apr 24, 2018

An exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 'The Train: RFK's Last Journey,' displays unique color slides made by photographer Paul Fusco on June 8, 1968, as a funeral train carried Robert Kennedy's body to Washington, D.C.

A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth's 60th home run in 1927

Apr 24, 2018

As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927

Qatari-American contemporary artist wins new $100,000 prize

Apr 23, 2018

A 35-year-old Qatari-American artist is the inaugural winner of a new prize worth $100,000 that recognizes mid-career artists from the Middle East

The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

Apr 22, 2018

France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security services

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