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Stories with subject: Travel safety
  • Bloodshed in El Salvador reaching levels of 1980s civil war story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 7:16 pm

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Word on the street is that only the girlfriends of gang members are allowed to be redheads or blondes. So in this violent place, women are scurrying to salons to give up their blond hair and highlights, to dye it all black - not out of fashion sense, but out of fear.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 1:05 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 10:14 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • A factor in shark attack increase: More people in water 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 12:06 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - Federal wildlife protections are helping sharks rebound, but they aren't the sole reason for the uptick in encounters between sharks and humans. Expanding human populations and growing use of beaches are major factors too, scientists say.

  • Officials: Pope pilgrims should plan to walk in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 10:21 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pilgrims heading to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis will face many travel restrictions in the city and need to start looking at transportation options now - and should anticipate walking about two miles a day, officials said Tuesday.

  • Officials: Pope pilgrims should plan to walk in Philadelphia 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 4:28 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pilgrims heading to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis will face many travel restrictions in the city and need to start looking at transportation options now - and should anticipate walking about two miles a day, officials said Tuesday.

  • Republican-led House votes against easing travel to Cuba 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 9:06 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans voted Thursday to keep restrictions on Americans seeking to travel to Cuba, a setback to Obama administration efforts to ease the five-decade Cold War standoff.

  • GOP-led House votes to keep restrictions on travel to Cuba 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 2:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans voted Thursday to keep restrictions on Americans seeking to travel to Cuba, a setback to Obama administration efforts to ease the five-decade Cold War standoff.