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Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings

Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings

"We try to sell a lifestyle, not just an exotic vehicle," said Vince Sample, location manager for Beverly Hills Rent A Car in Las Vegas. And it's one that wows: "People stop and stare.

Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

Sick baby’s parents defend sailing trip with kids

Eric and Charlotte Kaufman said their daughter Lyra's medical condition continued to improve after they boarded a San Diego-bound Navy ship hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast so the girl could get to a medical facility.

First new downtown Santa Fe hotel to open in years

Drury Hotels on Friday announced plans to open the downtown area's first new hotel in nearly 20 years. The company is renovating two buildings just blocks from the historic plaza.

Go For the Food: Herring stands in Holland

Go For the Food: Herring stands in Holland

A good herring is a thing of simple beauty, with a firm but almost creamy texture due to its high fat content and a salty, fishy taste of the sea.

Reserved parking now available at DIA — for a price

Airport visitors can pay a $4 reservation fee in advance to reserve a parking space in either of DIA's two parking garages.

Iranians avoid bad luck with outdoor festival

Iranians avoid bad luck with outdoor festival

"I know a family who stayed in and later in the day the leg of their young boy was broken when he fell down the stairs." said Tehran resident Fatemeh Moshiri, 48.

How to save money on your summer vacation hotels

How to save money on your summer vacation hotels

A recovering economy and the return of business traveler spending have helped to drive up the cost of a good night's rest.

Go For the Food: Simple treats in garish Las Vegas

Go For the Food: Simple treats in garish Las Vegas

"There's enough Vegas in Vegas," she said, raising her voice a little to be heard above the buzz of a typically packed morning at Eat.

New exhibit sheds light on Japanese after WWII

New exhibit sheds light on Japanese after WWII

"American people need to know," she said. "This is part of American history. You can't erase it. I know it's on the shameful side of history, but you can't ignore it."

Craft beer reaches for the skies on US airlines

Craft beer reaches for the skies on US airlines

"We already had our drinkers on airplanes, we just didn't have the beer," says Jim Koch, co-founder of the Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams. "They want to drink in the air what they're drinking on the ground."