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Wednesday, Jul 18

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Rome in a day -- see Italy's capital in 24 hours

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Rome wasn't built in a day, but you can tour the highlights of Italy's capital if you have even just 24 hours to visit (we've even left some time to sleep).

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Visiting Rome? Insiders share tips

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Visiting Rome? Insiders share their tips on the best pizza, coffee and attractions (that aren't the Colosseum) in Italy's capital.

Rocket launches cost airlines money and travelers precious time

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When temporary no-fly zones appear above US rocket launch sites, airlines end up paying huge fuel costs to fly around them, while passengers have to spend more of their precious time in the air.

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Lava created a tiny new island off Hawaii

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Lava that's still flowing from the Kilauea volcano has now created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii.

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The island where love was born

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Aphrodite's Rock jutting from the Mediterranean Sea along the coast of Paphos is probably the most iconic view in Cyprus.

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Selfies and roses as Ethiopians board first flight to Eritrea in 20 years

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Ethiopian Airlines has resumed flights to Eritrea's capital, Asmara, after the former sworn enemies signed a peace deal to end a 20-year conflict.

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India's 87 miles-per-hour zip line

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Below, the rushing Ganges River cuts through an open canyon and green trees blanket the hillsides. Amid the Himalayan scenery, a slow countdown cuts through the silence.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Skytrax announces world's best airlines for 2018

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The world's best airlines have been revealed in an award ceremony by aviation rating body Skytrax. So which is number 1? Hint: This year the prize goes to an Asia carrier.

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American town with healing powers

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Saranac Lake, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains in far upstate New York, started drawing visitors in the late 19th century.

Weird rock formations look like goblins

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The United States is a veritable outdoor gallery for crazy rock formations. From Valley of Fire in Nevada to Natural Bridge in Virginia, check out these awe-inspiring places.

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No more topless parading at this Spanish resort

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Planning a trip to the Spanish holiday island of Mallorca? Better pack something a little less revealing.

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Ghost town sells for $1.4 million

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Brent Underwood, who owns a hostel in Texas, bought the ghost town Cerro Gordo a little over a month after it hit the market.

Monday, Jul 16

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Serious shortage of airline pilots in US

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The national security of the United States relies on a healthy airline industry. That requires modern reliable airplanes -- and highly skilled pilots to operate them.

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The hidden plan that gave rise to the world's most powerful city

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Washington, D.C., might not have the same cultural cachet as New York or Los Angeles, but the capital of the United States has something unsurpassed by any other city in the world.

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How to cycle around Taiwan in 12 days

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Ready to bicycle around Taiwan? The island's 602-mile Cycle Route No. 1 is becoming one of Asia's greatest cycle routes.

Friday, Jul 13

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Manhattanhenge 2018: Where to watch New York's sunset show in July

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If you're in New York on July 12 and 13, you can catch a memorable sunset event: Manhattanhenge. Here are the best streets along the borough's grid to watch the annual effect.

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In case a shark attacks, here's how you can fight back

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Shark attacks are rare. But they happen. Learn how to survive a shark attack so you don't become a shark snack.

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23 of the world's best ancient cities

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Ancient sites that have survived centuries, or even millennia, haven't fared so well in the 21st century.

Europe's fairytale land of castles

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A land of magnificent cities and majestic castles, Slovakia is one of European's most spectacular countries, even though many people outside the region might struggle to place it on a map.

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The future of flight: Supersonic, nuclear, with lasers

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From blended wing airliners powered by nuclear fusion to a new generation of spacecraft designed to carry tourists to the moon, it's hard not to be mesmerized by Oscar Viñals' boldly ambitious aircraft designs.

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Inside one of India's greenest luxury resorts

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India is home to many eco-conscious resorts, but one stands out from the pack.

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Rare rain transforms Australia's Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre into dazzling rainbow

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A rare flood of desert rain has transformed Australia's Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an arid salty basin to a spectacular, watery oasis.

Thursday, Jul 12

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Airbus unveils Beluga XL complete with whale-themed livery

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The BelugaXL (Airbus A330-700L) was unveiled in Toulouse, France, with whale-themed paint job. The transport aircraft will be used to carry Airbus airplane parts.

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Blue, pink and gold: A guide to Rajasthan's color-coded royal cities

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The colored cities of Rajasthan, India, glow in pink, blue and gold. Here's the story behind their signatures shades -- and how best to enjoy Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

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10 Moscow hotels for budgets big and small

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From luxurious places such as the Ritz-Carlton Moscow to budget options such as Azimut, here are some Moscow hotels for budgets big and small.

Wednesday, Jul 11

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The Louvre launches Beyonce and Jay-Z tour

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Want to spend an afternoon following in the footsteps of Beyoncé and Jay Z?

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The 32 most beautiful places to visit in Ireland

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From the Cliffs of Moher to Kinsale to Connemara, escape to 32 of the most beautiful places to visit in Ireland.

Europe's friendliest, liveliest capital?

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When you travel to Dublin, it doesn't take too long to figure out this is not the capital of a former far-flung empire like that of London, Madrid or Rome.

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Follow these mysterious concrete arrows across America

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Picture the scene: you're driving through the arid American desert. There's been nothing around for miles. Suddenly, up ahead, you spot a gigantic concrete arrow.

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Golf fantasies are made of this

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Golf began some 600 years ago on the links lands of Scotland and it is from these rough pastures that a simple game involving a ball and clubs went global.