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1 hr ago | The Raw Story

Eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could spell the end of the US: geologists

According to an article published by United States Geological Survey scientist Larry Mastin in the latest edition of Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems , an eruption of the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park would blanket much of the United States in a meter of ash.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Travel, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

5 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Garcetti to announce $13.25 minimum wage plan at Labor Day rally

Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Industry, CA, Commerce, CA

8 hrs ago | WCTI

World's best wine-tasting experience

"Beyond the hedonism of tasting these wines -- and the hedonism of tasting these wines is going to be off the charts -- I think there will be two very important ideas that come out of this," says wine educator and "The Wine Bible" author Karen MacNeil as we share a bottle of Stony Hill 2012 Napa Valley Gewurztraminer over lunch.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Yountville, CA

12 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

US judge blocks enforcement of new Louisiana abortion law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Abortion, Travel, Medicine

16 hrs ago |

'Knee defender' sales take off despite heated fights over device...

A 2006 file photo of the Knee Defender, a gadget that allows passengers stop those in front of them from reclining.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.


Related Topix: Weather, Travel, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Cinema Blend News

One Of These 3 Actors Could Be The Escape From New York Remake's Snake Plissken

It was more than seven years ago that we first learned Hollywood was planning a remake of John Carpenter's classic action film Escape From New York , and while we've heard regular updates over the years, the reality is that the project has never been able to budge out of development hell.


Related Topix: Escape from New York, Thriller, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, John Carpenter, Travel, Pacific Rim, Charlie Hunnam

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, TV, Electronics, Travel

Sunpass comes to Miami-Dade causeways

Miami-Dade County will introduce the Sunpass transponder system of electronic toll collections on the Rickenbacker Causeway from Miami to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne, and the Venetian Causeway connecting Miami and Miami Beach.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Key-Biscayne, FL, North America Travel, Travel, Miami Travel

News9 Oklahoma City

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.


Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Prison, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Philippines


Mary Landrieu And Her House Of Cards

This election has been most difficult for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu with one mistake after another taking her off message.


Related Topix: Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, David Vitter, Republican, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Obamas attend wedding of White House chef

President Obama and his family traveled to New York Saturday night for the wedding of White House chef Sam Kass to MSNBC personality Alex Wagner.


Related Topix: Wedding, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama


White House: No change to US terror warnings

That's after British authorities raised their terror threat level. Now it is at severe, the country's second highest level.


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Prince Charles

WNYC-AM New York

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Manhattan gets the M12, running along 11th and 12th Avenues, between the West Village and Columbus Circle.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Staten-Island, NY, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel


Sharon's Tate Sister Speaks about Manson Murders

It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood's latest "It Girl."


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel

USA Today

Building communities one tiny house at a time

Tiny house living isn't a new concept, but the development of tiny house communities is one that's just taking off.


Related Topix: Spur, TX, West, TX

AME Info

US Congress explores opportunities in Sharjah

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

They come, they study, they stay: LV is fertile ground for foreign students

Behind the global tourist destination that is the Strip and a premier hotel college at UNLV, Las Vegas has the fifth-highest rate in the country in retaining international students in the workforce after they graduate, according to a new Brookings Institute study.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel


Airports, roads brace for busy travel weekend

August 29, 2014: More than 2 million Texans are expected to hit the roads during Labor Day Weekend.


Related Topix: Texas, Travel

Monterey County Herald

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Travel