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Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

Iceland’s Civil Protection Department says 300-500 people, mostly visitors, have been evacuated from the highlands north of the Vatnajokull glacier.

AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules

AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules

“It’s long past time for the government to revamp its general procedures,” said Hina Shamsi, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said that no earthquakes above magnitude 3 have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

The agency said that all countries unaffected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa need to strengthen their ability to detect and immediately contain new cases without doing anything that unnecessarily interferes with international travel or trade.

Day hikes as Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park turns 100

Day hikes as Rocky Mountain Nat’l Park turns 100

The beauty is almost unearthly, and autumn is one of the best times to experience it. Aspen trees turn brilliant yellow; the bugle-like mating calls of elk echo in the mountains.

New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster

New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster

Crews recently paved the final 9-mile stretch of dirt and gravel road that had tour operators complaining of broken windows, flat tires, missing hubcaps and dust.

Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes

Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes

“We operate airports in a smaller and smaller environment,” says Terrence G. Slaybaugh, director of Dayton’s airport.

Go For the Food: Old-world tradition in Bucharest

Go For the Food: Old-world tradition in Bucharest

“It’s busy, but you still feel relaxed. There’s a buzz,” she said, adding they would return the next day for dinner and folk dancing.

Eagle County town mulls ice-climbing park

Red Cliff Mayor Scott Burgess says the climbing park would be the second biggest ice-climbing park in the country behind Ouray (yoo-RAY’).

US airlines running behind schedule so far in 2014

The government says that in the first six months of the year, the rate of late flights was the highest since 2008 and cancelations were the highest since 2000.