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Top 5 Campuses In The U.S.

Each year, numerous travel, college and architectural publications release their rankings of the top college towns and campuses. Here is an overview of five American campuses that tend to rank highly in the annual surveys.


Related Topix: Travel, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, University of Georgia

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

The White House itch to fundraise

How quickly the tone changes in the nation's capital. Five days ago, the White House was the epicenter of solemnity and serious talk about the state of national security and America's place in the world.


Related Topix: US News, Washington, Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

A virus hunter faces the big one: Ebola

Joseph Fair hunts viruses. That's his thing. The 37-year-old American loves chasing dangerous pathogens, studying them in secure labs or searching for them in jungles where the microbes lurk.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Powerful Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

14, 2014. . Tourists watch the ocean from inside a swimming pool at a resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather

Berkshire Eagle

Fall tourism rising

Fall used to be off-peak for tourism everywhere except New England and other fall foliage destinations. But autumn tourism is rising, with traditional summer hotspots increasingly busy September through November.


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The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 14, 2014

Continuing last week's theme, we asked frequent fliers from the University of Illinois: Where's the most interesting place your research has taken you? "I can name three places: Shanghai in 2005, Bangkok in 2006 and Washington, D.C., in 2010. My trips to Shanghai and Bangkok were to speak at the World Toilet Organization about my research on gender and family issues in the design of public restrooms.


Related Topix: Illinois, Urbana, IL, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel

Express India

Shah Rukh Khan's 'Slam' tour generates great excitement in US

The tour will also have performances by SRK's 'Happy New Year' co-stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachhan, Boman Irani besides Madhuri Dikshit and Malaika Arora Khan. Summary It is nearly after a decade that the 'Chennai Express' star is coming to the US to perform live.


Related Topix: Chennai Express, Travel, Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Valley siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight

Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington, D.C., this month.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Fresno, CA, North America Travel, Travel, San Francisco Travel

CBS Local

Cancer Survivor Pushing Giant Testicle Across U.S. To Raise Awareness Heads To San Francisco

The images are startling. A man, a dog, and a gigantic six-foot inflatable testicle trudging across the horizon.


Related Topix: Travel, Salinas, CA

News9 Oklahoma City

Several React After OKC Ranked Second Most Dangerous City

According to a new study, Oklahoma City is the second most dangerous city in the entire nation, but a city spokesperson said Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett isn't buying it. Several News 9 viewers and Oklahoma City visitors felt the same way.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Travel

The Beaumont Enterprise


In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, Angie Trombley carries a crate of Islanders, purple-colored heirloom peppers, grown in a caterpillar-style greenhouse at the Squire Tarbox Farm on Westport Island, Maine.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Local Food, New York, Agriculture, Science, Travel

Anchorage Daily News

Voters should make Alaska's marijuana industry pull its own weight

OPINION: Alaska's economy has been bent over an oil barrel for far too long. New industries mean more "legs" for the "stool" of Alaska's economy, and that's one of the biggest reasons Alaska should vote yes on Proposition 2. Let's face it.


Related Topix: Drugs, Alaska, Alaska Government, Marijuana, Travel

Deseret News

52 US House members send letter opposing changes to transplant distribution

Fifty-two U.S. House members sent a letter Friday to federal health officials voicing concerns about a proposal to change the map that governs how donated livers are distributed around the country. The letter was written by Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder, a Republican, and comes in advance of a meeting Tuesday in Chicago to discuss a proposal to redraw the nation's transplant regions.


Related Topix: Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Kevin Yoder

Washington state dedicates its 416-mile segment of US Bike Route 10 on Sept. 14

Washington state will be celebrating the first segment of a new national bike route system this weekend in Anacortes . Washington's US Bike Route 10 spans 416 miles across northern Washington on State Route 20 through Skagit, Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties.


Related Topix: Travel, Washington, Anacortes, WA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Maritime official says port congestion a problem

A top federal maritime official said Friday that congestion in moving goods in and out of terminals is a growing problem facing America's ports. 'All of the ports in general have some kind of congestion at the gate.


Related Topix: Travel, Charleston, SC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Inside Bay Area

BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop

BART expects to begin a late-night weekend bus service as early as December to carry riders from jobs, night clubs and social visits after the trains stop running at midnight. After at least four years of talks and studies, BART officials now say the pieces are coming together to conduct a yearlong test of a limited bus service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Bay Point, CA

KLAL-FM Little Rock

One Direction to Celebrate Release of New Album in Orlando, FL

One Direction will travel to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida in November to celebrate the release of their fourth album, FOUR . On November 17, the day of the album's release, the band will perform on NBC's Today show, live from Orlando.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel

DCTV to Partner with US/Russian Filmmakers to Help Disabled Citizens

Downtown Community Television Center's program "Media Enabled Musketeers" will partner, this fall, with Moscow's Journalism Advancement and Support Center to connect disabled citizens with American and Russian local media organizations. Project partners will conduct community training seminars on disability sensitivity as well as workshops on documentary storytelling for citizens with disabilities, journalists, and journalism students.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Travel, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Cameras

101.5 The River

Joni, Our Extreme Couponer Joins Us

Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years. In the fall of 2005, she was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame, along with her now happily retired partner, Jack Mitchell.


Related Topix: Travel, Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, University of Georgia

The Madison Press

On foot to Phoenix

Jay Atlas has salvaged meals from garbage cans, slept on the rooftops of fast food restaurants and walked from Atlantic City to Los Angeles. Atlas, 24, stopped through London Thursday on his latest voyage which started in Columbus and is scheduled to end in Phoenix, Ariz.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Travel