Tourism

Virgin Trains' Las Vegas to LA line on track for 2023 opening

7 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The station would be on Las Vegas Boulevard between Warm Springs and Blue Diamond roads, moving away from the long-rumored site near the Rio.
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Dana White wants UFC Hawaii to happen, but 'does the tourism board want it?'

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

The UFC and the Hawaii Tourism Authority appear to remain locked in a standoff when it comes to bringing the octagon back the islands. UFC president Dana White recently visited...
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Raiders, California tribe sign stadium partnership

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, operator of a casino property 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County, has signed a partnership with the Raiders.
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New York T-shirt shop selling only 1 Astros jersey

1 day ago   |   ABC

It's tucked away in a sea of Yankees pinstripe jerseys, and we try to convince people to buy it!
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MSG Sphere beginning to take shape in Las Vegas

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

Things are getting a little rounder at the MSG Sphere at The Venetian, the first-of-its-kind performance venue that will seat 18,000 people.
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I spent a day at a Costa Rican sloth sanctuary, and it was one of the most magical moments of my life

I spent a day at a Costa Rican sloth sanctuary, and it was one of the most magical moments of my life

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

If you are ever in Costa Rica, you cannot leave without visiting the country's only Sloth Sanctuary. The Sanctuary takes in abandoned and physically disabled sloths, rescuing...
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I flew Delta's extra legroom seats to Iceland and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch

I flew Delta's extra legroom seats to Iceland and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Wow Air and its low-cost Iceland flights no longer exist after its March 2019 bankruptcy, but it's still possible to score a flight deal to the Land of Fire and Ice. I recently...
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Over 45,000 runners take on 42nd annual Chicago Marathon

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The 42nd annual Chicago Marathon is off and running. 1.7 million people are expected to cheer on over 45,000 runners this year. Along the race, there are 20 aid...
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The Boom And Bust Of Iceland's Tourism Bubble

4 days ago   |   NPR

The now-defunct budget airline WOW got Iceland hooked on tourism. The island nation's economy was reshaped by the tourism boom, and WOW's bankruptcy is changing things again.
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Mom of infant stabbed by worker at illegal Queens ‘birth tourism' center sues owners for $10 million

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The family of a little girl stabbed and disfigured by a deranged worker at an illegal Queens “birth tourism” center last year is suing its owners for $10 million. Yuan Gao and...
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Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

For the first time in 86 years, a team from the nation's capital is heading to the World Series. Read more ...

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Twelve Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a wide-ranging debate featuring the largest number of qualifying candidates on the same stage. Read more ...

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

The debate marks the first time the candidates meet since the House moved forward with the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. Read more ...

Family found living on isolated farm for 9 years ‘waiting for end of time'

Family found living on isolated farm for 9 years ‘waiting for end of time'

A Dutch family lived in isolation on a secluded farm for nine years “waiting for the end of time” until they were discovered this weekend when one of them escaped to a local... Read more ...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. Read more ...

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

The second-grader said he got the vape device from his mother's purse. Read more ...

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

Lefty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Queens on Saturday, her campaign said. The progressive rising star's... Read more ...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream doesn't contain vanilla

According to the lawsuit, the vanilla ice cream products instead contain flavors “derived from non-vanilla sources, which is misleading to consumers." Read more ...

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin 14-day sentence

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin 14-day sentence

“Felicity Huffman reported today for sentencing to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, CA.,” a representative for the actress told People magazine in a statement. Read more ...

LeBron James blames NBA-China crisis on 'misinformed' tweet by Rockets manager

LeBron James blames NBA-China crisis on 'misinformed' tweet by Rockets manager

Basketball star LeBron James has finally weighed in on the ongoing NBA-China dispute, criticizing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey as being misinformed about the... Read more ...