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After Crowding at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Officials Urge Quarantine

After Crowding at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Officials Urge Quarantine

After Crowding at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Officials Urge Quarantine After Crowding at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Officials Urge Quarantine After large crowds gathered at the Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend in defiance of Missouri’s social distancing guidelines, officials in two states urged those visitors to quarantine for two weeks, or until they tested …

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Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend

Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend

Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend Within 24 hours of President Trump’s European travel ban in March, Laura Jones had three inquiries to rent her house in the Catskills for a month. “We had never been able to rent it for more than four days before, and most were for just a …

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Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000.

Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000.

Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000. Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000. Dear Tripped Up, My trip to Egypt with Overseas Adventure Travel was scheduled to depart in late March. O.A.T. canceled the tour because of Covid-19, which was a relief. The company notified me of the cancellation and offered either a …

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Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic

Together, Alone. The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic.

Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic The role of the automobile has been reinvented in the coronavirus era. Once just a way of getting from one place to another, the car has been turned into a mini-shelter on wheels, safe from contamination, a cocoon that allows its occupants …

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Fire Destroys Warehouse at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco

Fire Destroys Warehouse at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco

Fire Destroys Warehouse at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco Fire Destroys Warehouse at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco About 150 firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a quarter of the structures on Pier 45 in San Francisco early on Saturday morning, the authorities said. One firefighter had a severe cut to an arm, Lt. Jonathan Baxter, a spokesman for …

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The Sun-Starved Prepare to Storm Beaches. Locals Are Worried.

The Sun-Starved Prepare to Storm Beaches. Locals Are Worried.

The Sun-Starved Prepare to Storm Beaches. Locals Are Worried. The Sun-Starved Prepare to Storm Beaches. Locals Are Worried. Beaches across the United States have been closed to visitors for months. But that hasn’t stopped out-of-towners from trying to use them, sometimes running afoul of the law to do so. In mid-April, for example, a Miami resident named Joao Ramon Perez …

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Pick a Card and Be Transported: 7 Board Games From Around the World

Pick a Card and Be Transported: 7 Board Games From Around the World

Pick a Card and Be Transported: 7 Board Games From Around the World Pick a Card and Be Transported: 7 Board Games From Around the World Like good books, travel-themed board games take your eyes off your screen and your mind far away. They’re about more than winning. They’re departure points, capturing a bit of the beauty, history and spirit …

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What Flying This Summer Will Look Like

What Flying This Summer Will Look Like

What Flying This Summer Will Look Like What Flying This Summer Will Look Like Airports this Memorial Day weekend are likely to be far emptier than usual, but people who plan to travel can expect to encounter lots of changes and new inconveniences. Take security. As travelers wait in line to be screened, they can expect to see signs and …

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Coronavirus and Beaches: Can I Safely Enjoy the Sun, Surf and Sand?

Coronavirus and Beaches: Can I Safely Enjoy the Sun, Surf and Sand?

Coronavirus and Beaches: Can I Safely Enjoy the Sun, Surf and Sand? Coronavirus and Beaches: Can I Safely Enjoy the Sun, Surf and Sand? As climbing temperatures herald summer’s return, cities and states around the United States are beginning the stilted process of reopening. In many places, that means a chance to return to the beach. Texas state beaches were …

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A Visual Dispatch From One of the World’s Most Remote Islands

A Visual Dispatch From One of the World’s Most Remote Islands A Visual Dispatch From One of the World’s Most Remote Islands With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Andy Isaacson shares …

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