When it comes to snagging cheap holiday airfares, the rule is now or (almost) never

Cheap holiday airfares: it’s now or (almost) never

Father and son settle dispute over family business that builds New Orleans Mardi Gras floats

Famed Mardi Gras float builders settle family spat

Jay-Z, Coldplay to collaborate on New Year’s Eve show in Vegas at Cosmopolitan hotel-casino

Jay-Z, Coldplay plan New Year’s Eve show in Vegas

Weakening Hurricane Earl still disrupting air, rail travel as long holiday weekend begins

Waning Earl still causing havoc for holiday travel

AAA sees Labor Day weekend travel to increasing nearly 10 percent, most driving close to home

AAA: More people will hit the road this Labor Day

When to look, when to book? That is the question: With airfares, rules differ by the holiday

When booking summer airfares, rules are changing

Kilts, green body paint decorate NYC as marchers worldwide parade in honor of St. Patrick

The White House

Crowds gather in Savannah for annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, festivities

Savannah marks St. Patrick’s Day

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Crowds gathered along the parade route Wednesday morning as Savannah prepared for its 186th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Green globe: 70 million Irish at home, abroad cheer St. Patrick’s Day from Sydney to San Fran

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama
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Mardi Gras World offers visitors look at and behind scenes of Carnival

Mardi Gras World celebrates Carnival year-round

Extra security screening begins for some US-bound passengers on international flights

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Odds are improving that holiday travelers and their bags will arrive together

Chances better checked bags will arrive with you

Delays, but no travel chaos in Europe following attempted attack on Detroit-bound airliner

Delays, but no travel chaos following attack

Southern skiers reveling in NC mountain snow blast

Southern skiers reveling in snow blast

BLOWING ROCK, N.C. — Skiers in North Carolina have an unusual treat this year: The Blue Ridge Mountains are dressed in winter white from an early snowstorm coating native rhododendrons in iridescent crystal ice and creating a solid base on the slopes. The ski resorts and snow guns are going full bore.

Lakers F Ron Artest to miss game with head, elbow injuries after tripping, falling at home

Lakers: Artest injured in fall at home

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest has injuries to his head and left elbow after falling at his home.

Hawaii tourism industry hopes Obama will play Santa during his return to islands