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1 hr ago | KOMO News

Kreidler to meet with Obama on health care reform

Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is traveling to Washington, D.C. to discuss health care reform issues with President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Medicaid, Health

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

22 reasons why congressional spring breakers are just like you

Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Travel, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago |

Las Vegas a bicycle haven

For a city synonymous with late nights, Late Night Trailhead just outside of Las Vegas is decidedly different.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, North America Travel, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games

9 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Q&A: Marlon Wayans talks second 'Haunted House,' embracing success, failures

Marlon Wayans is doing double-time. On the road most of March and April, the comedy actor and third of five Wayans brothers -- he's wedged in between Dwayne and Keenan Ivory, and Damon and Shawn -- has not only been previewing his mid-April horror movie spoof "A Haunted House 2" in markets stretching from San Francisco, Dallas, New Orleans, ... (more)


Related Topix: A Haunted House, Marlon Wayans, Travel, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Max 106.3

Ed Sheeran announces first solo U.S. tour

Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S. The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."


Related Topix: Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Chicago, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift

12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

O'Malley on 2016: Democrats Could Use Real Contest

As it looks now, the Democratic presidential nomination is Hillary Clinton 's for the taking .


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Travel, Scott Walker

17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

A. Philip Randolph: Relentless Advocate for Economic and Racial Justice

A. Philip Randalp, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who said, 'Freedom is never given... it is won."


Related Topix: New York, Travel, US News, Liberal Political News

21 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Gov. must recognize Fort Sill Apache as NM tribe

SANTA FE, N.M. >> New Mexico's highest court ordered Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday to recognize the Fort Sill Apache as a New Mexico tribe.


Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Santa Fe, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Travel

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

How This Guy Scored $7 Flights for Vegas Bachelor Party

How would you like to take a vacation to Hawaii for just $5? Or how about flying first class to Paris for a romantic weekend for almost nothing? Bryce Conway, a banker from Columbus, Ohio, is a self-proclaimed "travel hacker" and says he hasn't paid for a flight for himself in three years.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Nightline, Entertainment, Television

zoe | juniper's BEGINAGAIN to Make NYC Debut at 3-Legged Dog, 5/8-10

Conceived, designed and directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, with choreography by Zoe Scofield and visual design by Juniper Shuey, BEGINAGAIN opens on Thursday, May 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 10. The performance schedule is Thursday & Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 7 PM & 9 PM.


Related Topix: Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

My FOX Chicago

IDOT changes work zone signs as speed limit climbs

Illinois transportation officials say they're adding extra safety precautions to work zones around the state after the speed limit was increased on some rural highways.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel

Bay Area Fugitive Wanted on Child Porn Charges Added to ICE's 'Operation Predator' App

The following is a news release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement : A Sunnyvale man who absconded following his indictment on federal child pornography charges is the latest fugitive to be profiled on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement smartphone app, seeking public tips on at-large and unknown child predator suspects.


Related Topix: Travel, San Francisco, CA

CBC News

U.S. ivory ban makes musician cancel Winnipeg audition

An Edmonton musician studying in New York City says worries over a U.S. ban on African elephant ivory forced him to cancel an audition with the Winnipeg Symphony.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida House home away from home: My Word

For more than four decades, many Floridians visiting Washington, D.C., have found a bit of our Sunshine State in the nation's capital.


Related Topix: Florida, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Travel, Ponce de Leon, FL, Opinion

National Parks Traveler

Anonymous Donor Gives $2.2 Million For Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Some of the $2.2 million donation will go towards paying down the debt on the park's Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, N.C./Great Smoky Mountains Association.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC, Travel

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Atlantic

Fly'n'Drive Notes From All Over

Scene 1 , from China this week. Thanks to many people there who sent me this news item and asked whether I had missed my historic chance: A mysterious and debonair foreigner lands a plane on a road in Sichuan province, taxis over to a gas station and fills up, and then heads on his way.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Redlands, CA


Joystiq weekly wrap-up: Fire-breathing lizards, big bad wolves and giant robots

Welcome to the first edition of the Joystiq Weekly Wrap-up, where we present some of the best stories and biggest news from our beloved sister-publication.


Related Topix: Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment, Video Games, Travel, The, Deep Silver, Nintendo, 3DS, Wii U, For Glory


Sears is dying: What the ubiquitous store's death says about America

You shopped at Sears. You wore Toughskins jeans. You paged through the Fall/Winter catalog, thumbing frayed edges onto the toy section.

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New commuter rail link ready to roll in central Florida

Central Florida is scheduled to roll out a commuter rail system on May 1 along a major interstate corridor that runs through downtown Orlando, becoming the first new system to open in the United States in three years.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Orlando, FL, Travel

The Las Vegas Strip is world's most visited tourist attraction

The Las Vegas Strip is the most visited tourist attraction in the world according to a survey/list compilation by .


Related Topix: North America Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Las Vegas, NV