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NPR: New Orleans Mayor Cancels Mardi Gras Parades In 2021

Parades will be prohibited at New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration in 2021 to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Mayor LaToya Cantrell's...

Reuters: Swimming Santa brings Dead Sea to life with tree and cheer

At the lowest point on earth, in the middle of a giant salt lake where animals and plants have no chance...

CNN: Royal Caribbean mock cruises attract ‘thousands’ of volunteers

Would you volunteer to go on a cruise ship right now, even if it was free?Major cruise line Royal Caribbean is currently...

CNN: Beethoven’s Bonn: A musical tour of the composer’s home city

He's the towering musical genius who didn't let his deafness prevent him from becoming one of the world's greatest composers.

CNN: What it’s like to be on vacation in a country on lockdown

On the evening of October 31, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the return of an England-wide lockdown, designed to stem an alarming...

CNN: Photos show a deserted Italy with new curfew regulations

Hotels treating their few customers like royalty, empty art galleries where solo guests stand nose-to-nose with Renaissance art; and some of...

CNN: Emily Harrington becomes the fourth woman to free-climb El Capitan in under 24 hours

Emily Harrington, 34, is the fourth woman to ever free climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park and the first to...

CNN: Thai Airways launches ‘flight to nowhere’ for religious worshipers

Nervous travelers have often found themselves praying on board a plane.But a new flight offering from Thai Airways plans to feature in-flight...

AP: Cruise industry throws in the towel on 2020, looks to 2021

The cruise industry has jettisoned hopes of restarting operations this year. Days after both Carnival and Norwegian extended a...

CNN: How coronavirus will change skiing this season

Jenny Leveille is still planning to "chase the powder" this year. In spite of numerous Covid-19 related restrictions at ski resorts...

CNN: Whale of a ride: Crashed subway train lands on giant sea creature sculpture

A subway train in the Netherlands was saved from a spectacular crash when it burst through buffers and landed on an artwork in...

CNN: How the US election might determine the future of travel

Airport improvements, easier access to certain destinations, making aviation less destructive ecologically -- and a railroad revolution.OK, the way we travel isn't exactly the burning...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...