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Like millions of other Americans, Dan and Sally Sligh packed up their vehicle and headed out for a Memorial Day weekend trip. As they crossed the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River outside Seattle, Washington, the bridge gave way and their pickup truck plunged into the frigid waters.
When Jim Whittaker became the first American to stand on top of Mount Everest 50 years ago, he was anything but elated.
Police arrested two men Friday on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a flight from Pakistan to the United Kingdom was diverted to Stansted Airport, outside of London.
Jared Kennedy remembers waking up in the middle of the night to creatures scratching at his tent on every side when he was 15. Don't try to get this 32-year-old to sleep in a tent now. He's done.
British Airways plane made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'ghetto'," according to a statement from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
The boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina might be one of the loveliest border crossings ever: It's the crest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and an inviting stretch of wilderness for summer travelers.
Attention cruise passengers: You now have more protection when things go awry. On Wednesday, Cruise Lines International Association announced the adoption of a new passenger bill of rights.
Instead of circling the terminal waiting for your passenger to arrive, Holly Firfer has an interesting option from Tampa.
Virgin America topped the latest airline satisfaction rankings from Consumer Reports, the first time the 6-year-old airline has appeared on the list.
An Italian judge ruled Wednesday that the captain of a cruise ship involved in a deadly accident last year be tried, Italy's state-run ANSA news agency reported.
If you're of the opinion that the only thing better than viewing great art is owning it, put these destinations on your travel itinerary.
Amtrak service resumed between New York and New Haven, Connecticut, Tuesday afternoon, the national train operator announced in a statement, five days after a derailment on one of the busiest tracks in the country injured more than 70 people.
A popular day trip destination for Chinese tourists, Sinuiju is opening up to Western visitors. Sorry, no U.S., South Korean or Japanese passport holders allowed.
Royal households have traditionally taken to fighting off outsiders with an array of medieval deterrents -- but not in India where regal residences are opening up to tourists from around the globe.
This was no ordinary plane ride. On Monday, the 787 returned to domestic service after a four-month grounding. After months of concern about the 787's future, the excitement and tension were palpable.