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Three books on Detroit’s decline and resurgence.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine officials are welcoming representatives from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to commemorate World War I with a Christmas tree ceremony. The Maine State Archives and Secretary of S
ALBANY, N.Y. - Workers are cutting down the second of two trees that will be on display outside the New York state capitol for the holidays. The 40-foot-tall blue spruce being ...
BOSTON - MBTA riders may soon bid farewell to their CharlieCards. The fiscal control board that oversees the Boston-area transit agency is expected Monday to approve a 13-year, $723 million contract
Here are some guidelines – some new, most tried-and-true – that can help make your holiday trip less stressful.        
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Visitors to Gerald R. Ford International Airport in western Michigan now have a new place to remember President Gerald Ford and learn about his legacy. The airport ...
The $14 billion in improvements at LAX have stolen the show, but the airport is not the only place that’s getting a face-lift. Check out the nearby hotels on Century Boulevard for a happy surpri
JACKSON, Wyo. - Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming will increase fees for various permits, including backcountry camping, weddings and motor boats. Park spokesman Andrew White said the fe
I am an avid reader of the L.A. Times. As a father of twin girls, I am always looking for things to do with them. Please continue providing us with "cool" things to do. Really enjoy this new secti
Detroit's economy and auto industry were among the hardest hit after the 2008 recession, but the city is in the midst of renewal.
SEATTLE - A group dedicated to preserving and promoting the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail has purchased private land in western Washington state to prevent a break in the path. The ......
The traditions on display aren't put on for the benefit of tourists — it's just the region's true lifestyle.        
The Watergate Hotel has opened a rooftop ice skating rink        
The LA venue, Carondelet House, hosts the night and puts on a show called Nuit Blanche - a world class sexually charged 1920's performance - and five course black tie dinner.
NEW ORLEANS - Collages by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, three versions of a work by Yoko Ono, a dream-like video about jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden, a steam calliope that plays ......
Travel blog: Avery Island is a virtual theme park for the hot pepper sauce; New Orleans will stage a comic opera             
Step back in time to Britain's fiery past with this round-up of volcanic remains scattered across the country, including Glen Coe, Ben Nevis and Mount Snowdon.
A cheeky emu in South Australia has swapped his usual diet of shoots and seeds for some tastier options in a cute video captured and uploaded online by Snake Catchers Adelaide.
Ethiopia is one of the more exciting places to visit in the world right now: An attractive mix of ancient tradition and rapid modernization.
Francis Mallmann has become a legend in South America. Does his new restaurant in a Provençal village live up?
MailOnline's David Dillon descended on the charming village of Champoluc on a Ski 2 break with his family. And found Iain Glenn there, showing off his snowman-making skills.
Ex-cricketer Simon Hughes went to Greece with his historian sister to see if her bookish off-spring would get active and his sporty kids would be bowled over by Greek culture.
Caryn B. Davis, a photographer, captures the warmth of the winter holiday season in her new book “A Connecticut Christmas.”
This week, I present a series of questions I have received over the past couple of months and, hopefully, stitch them into a column that provides information and answers to ......
They fell in love, bonding over Star Wars, when they met at work in Hollywood Studios. When Disney employees Christopher and Rachael DeGeorge married last month, her father was the officiant dressed i
If you thought holidaying on your own private island was exclusively for the rich and famous, think again. From Tanzania to Dorset, MailOnline has scouted out the best fantasy island getaways.
The hyena had been chased down to a stretch of water at Sabie Sand game reserve in South Africa and looked doomed as it was surrounded by the hunters.
President Trump said Friday he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe, pending further review, reversing his own administration's decision from a day earl
A cheeky emu in South Australia has swapped his usual diet of shoots and seeds for some tastier options in a cute video captured and uploaded online by Snake Catchers Adelaide.
Step back in time to Britain's fiery past with this round-up of volcanic remains scattered across the country, including Glen Coe, Ben Nevis and Mount Snowdon.
Oakland spent much of the 20th century lost in the shadow of its immediate neighbour San Francisco. But it is increasingly making a name for itself in the 21st - as Ella Buchan discovers.
Once a part of the Soviet Union, but now an increasingly accessible option for a weekend away on the very edge of Europe, Georgia has secrets to share. Gilly Pickup goes to find them.
MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill flew upper class from London to Johannesburg and back and here reveals what sort of bells and whistles the well-heeled can expect for their money.
While Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge won't arrive to Disney's Hollywood Studios or Disneyland until 2019, but the creative team behind the new panet they’re building now has a name. Be prepared to visit B
With access to big wilderness terrain and a drier snowpack, the range is a draw for backcountry skiers from around the Northwest.
Irish carrier Aer Lingus will begin nonstop Seattle-Dublin service on May 18, 2018. Passengers on Seattle-bound flights will go through U.S. customs and immigration before departing the Dublin airpor
From chic and characterful Paris to the medieval hilltop villages of Provence, France is a land of infinite beauty and variety.        
Here MailOnline Travel presents a gallery of the most impressive wave scenes you’re ever likely to see from Hawaii to the African coast.
Irish carrier Aer Lingus will begin nonstop Seattle-Dublin service on May 18, 2018. Passengers on Seattle-bound flights will go through U.S. customs and immigration before departing the Dublin airpor
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Chef Marcus Samuelsson launched a new restaurant in downtown Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, called Marcus B&P. B&P stands for “bar and provisions” but also
A-lister comic and Anchorman star, Will Ferrell, has partnered with Virgin Trains to record a series of bathroom announcements for west coast mainline services in the run up to Christmas.
Budget hotel chain Travelodge polled staff across its 552 UK properties about the weirdest requests they've had over the past 12 months.
Guillaume Laffon, a 32-year-old Air France pilot, has captured what it's like to land in Tehran at sunset. The video is shot from the cockpit of an Airbus A340 and is one of an ongoing series.
BONN, Germany - As negotiations at the global climate conference in Bonn, Germany, draw to a close Friday, here's a look at which steps will be taken in the coming ...
A couples vacation before becoming a parent is a chance to relax, spend quality time with your partner and indulge in some fun before parenthood hits.
Universal Orlando kicks off its holiday celebration Saturday – its earliest start to festivities in at least 15 years. Both theme parks have new elements – including the first-ever full-blown Harr
Disney Cruise Line is taking out Carioca's on board Disney Magic and replacing it with Rapunzel's Royal Table as part of changes coming in early 2018. Carioca’s, named after parrot Jose Carioca, Don
Taste the southern home of stew, ‘cue and a special brew.        
LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country’s 2019 departure from the European Union. But there’s one industry that has so
LONDON (AP) — Air safety authorities in Britain say a helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a midair collision northwest of London. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said Friday it
You’ve made plans for Thanksgiving, but what are you doing the day after? Going to see holiday lights may be the ideal bridge from Turkey Day to Christmas. Here are five events guaranteed to kee
Washington climbers go where and when it’s cold enough, for a sport that offers relatively easy advancement for newcomers.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt. D
The world's most travel-friendly sweatshirt, the BauBax boasts 15 features.        
These short sections of world-class hiking trails can be easily tackled in a day or weekend.        
For many couples, a two- to five-day romantic getaway is a prelude to a longer, traditional honeymoon.        
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Although a successful bill requiring the expansion of employee paid time off was halted by Gov. Larry Hogan in May, the potential for an override of ......
From Table Mountain to the un-trekked wilderness, discover South Africa's stunning landscapes from your own home. Over 200 volunteers worked with Google Street View over a year to capture it all.
No matter what accommodation you need, these ski centers will get you on the slopes        
We'd kill to go on this trip        
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