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Bats, museums, and viruses collide in this scientific love story

Born on separate continents, Liliana M. Dávalos and Angelique Corthals overcame cultural and social barriers to join forces. Now, their work may influence future treatments for coronaviruses.

California to impose regional stay-at-home orders amid virus surge

"We are pulling that emergency brake," California's governor said Thursday.

How to redeem the Citi AAdvantage Card’s $125 flight discount

Citi is a TPG advertising partner. With the announcement of a potential COVID-19 vaccine being available next year, many of you have probably started planning out travel for 2021. Hopefully, you’ve got a large stash of miles saved up, along with companion passes, airline vouchers and more. One of those vouchers that we get a …

Ryanair just placed a massive order for more Boeing 737 Max jets intended to cram as many passengers into a plane as possible

Ryanair is one of the few customers for an obscure version of the Max that can seat almost 200 passengers in the 130-foot-long jet.

California's Stay-at-Home Order Explained As Gov. Newsom Puts Severe Regional Restrictions in Place

The new order was issued following "an unprecedented surge" in the spread of COVID-19 across the state.

America Is Having A Third Coronavirus Wave. Some Countries Are Having Their First.

The world is losing the battle against the coronavirus. As of last week,COVID-19 caseloads were rising in 115 countries and falling in just 83. Of thecountries with rising caseloads, 26 saw new cases double over the previousweek.But the structure of the pandemic shows striking local differences. While theUnited States is experiencing its third wave of the virus, some countries arejust now having their first. Falling temperatures in the Northern...

Disney shared its Gingerbread Cream Cheese Muffin recipe — and it's a dream come true

These creamy, dreamy muffins are a hit at Disney's Animal Kingdom, but they taste even better fresh from the oven.

Stay Home and Drink Your Way Around the World by Ordering These Iconic Libations

Hotel hosted 150-person wedding in violation of state COVID-19 rules, officials say

A suburban Chicago hotel could face charges after hosting a wedding that violated state COVID-19 restrictions, health officials said.

The most magical streets in the world

These postcard-pretty streets are home to unique architectural features and historic sites. People usually flock to the most beautiful streets in the world for their unique character, history, and atmosphere. Let's take a virtual stroll down some of the most magical streets in the world.

Caribbean Resorts Reopening for Winter Travel

'Tis the season for resorts to reopen their doors to guests. Here's a list of the Caribbean resorts reopening for winter travel.

Here’s Exactly When to Get Tested for COVID-19 If You’re Traveling for the Holidays

According to the CDC.

15 ways holiday travel will be much different in 2020

A 14-day quarantine is still best before seeing loved ones for the holidays

The best present you can give your family is to hunker down for the holidays, according to CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen. If you must visit them, the safest thing to do -- even with new, shorter guidelines -- is to quarantine for 14 days.

The hottest holiday gifts from Amazon

We pored through Amazon's bestseller and most-wished-for lists to find the perfect gift for just about anyone in your life, and they can be bought without leaving the house.

US breaks it highest COVID death toll record AGAIN with 2,879 deaths

A total of 2,879 Americans died of coronavirus yesterday, which is up from its previous single-day record of 2,804 just one day earlier.

As Confederate statues fall and protests arise, civil rights museums are key to explaining why

Civil rights museums have played a key role in telling truths hidden by Confederate myths. As statues are toppled and police brutality protested, they offer context.

Everything You Need to Know (and Buy) for Cold-weather Camping

Yes, you can actually stay warm while enjoying the outdoors in winter.

The most beautiful college campus in every state

The United States boasts some truly stunning college campuses. These 50 beautiful universities earn top marks for architecture, green space, the surrounding landscape, or all three.

I visited Las Vegas during the pandemic and was shocked how much it still felt like the Sin City I remember

Here's what the Strip, casinos, restaurants, resorts, and attractions and their safety guidelines are really like in Las Vegas during the pandemic.

15 Best Christmas Destinations That Look Straight Out of a Holiday Postcard

Let’s face it, we could all use a bit of fantasy this 2020 holiday season. Here, the 15 best Christmas destinations.

Best Travel Gifts On Amazon

Even though travel remains on hold for the moment, now is the time to outfit your jet-setting friends and family for their next big, and much anticipated adventure. Check out these top-rated Amazon travel products for some great gift inspiration.

It's That Time Of Year: Fox News' 'War On Christmas' Gets A Pandemic Twist

Fox News host Tucker Carlson gave the network’s worn-out “War on Christmas” rhetoric a pandemic-era twist on Thursday, accusing public health experts of trying to cancel the holiday. Infectious disease experts and politicians who listen to them have urged Americans to avoid travel, limit large gatherings and heed other safety precautions this holiday season as COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths soar to record-setting highs. This,...

Stunning images of the world's remote oceans

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, containing roughly 97% of our water – and are an endless source of fascination. We know some of the creatures that dwell in the deep, from plankton to blue whales. We’ve seen pictures of the enormous Great Barrier Reef and of vast icy landscapes with icebergs and glaciers. Yet more than 80% remains unexplored, and still further swathes are rarely seen. Here we virtually plunge into the most mysterious parts of our watery world.

Unique Gifts for Couples That They Can Enjoy Together on Christmas, Their Anniversary, and More

Practical and heartfelt gift ideas that deserve to be shared.

Make a splash: the world's incredible water displays

From ornate sculptures and funky fountains to downright epic displays in their own right, water has never looked so cool.

As COVID-19 persists, more Americans are unemployed beyond 6 months. Does that carry a stigma even in a pandemic?

Is long-term unemployment of more than six months a stigma even in a pandemic that destroyed tens of millions of jobs?

Southwest Airlines is preparing to furlough nearly 7,000 workers for the first time in its history

Southwest has promised to exempt any workgroup that accepts the temporary pay cuts from being furloughed.

8 Foldable, Lightweight Strollers for Travel

It's not always easy to find a stroller for on-the-go families—especially ones that fit in overhead compartments and work on public transportation. We tested the best of the best to find the top strollers.

Do You Know the History of the Christmas Tree?

Brush up on the origins of the true hallmark of holiday decor.

Why Williamsburg at Christmas is So Magical, Especially Now

2,500 wreaths, y’all.

50 beautiful & mysterious underground places

Extremely rare white cougar highlights a quirk of the species

“Another white cougar may not appear in my lifetime,” scientist says of unusual young male spotted in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.

How to Safely Staycation, According to the Professionals

The team from the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn gave us best practices for some much-needed fun away from home

Want to Travel to Chile? American’s New Digital Health Pass Can Help

A new mobile health app lets passengers upload their required COVID-19 test results—the first time the tech is being used for travel to Latin America.

Fauci Warns 'January Is Going to Be Terrible' As U.S. COVID Hospitalizations Continue to Soar

On post-Thanksgiving COVID figures, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Newsweek: "I hate to say that but it's the truth and the reality.

20 photos of the most stunning camper van conversions of 2020

While in lockdown this year, some couples converted vans into tiny houses with full kitchens and stunning bathrooms.

Two Major Resorts Are About to Reopen in the Bahamas

With the December reopening of both Baha Mar and Atlantis Paradise Island, here’s what the Bahamas is doing to keep travel as safe as possible.

Sorry, Emotional Support Peacock! Airlines Can Now Ban Animals Other Than Dogs From Flights

If you've ever been annoyed to discover that your seatmate on a flight was an "emotional support" miniature horse, you'll be pleased to hear that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a new rule that allows airlines in the US to ban animals like pigs, snakes, and even peacocks from riding in the cabin alongside their owners.

10 Things Travelers Need to Know About Flying Right Now

Flying has changed in the time of COVID-19.

I could be deported because my parents came here legally. Biden can change that.

The programs protecting immigrants brought here as children require a breach of immigration law. If you've always been legal, you don't qualify for help.

How card issuers can drive long-term loyalty from card members

As Credit Cards Week at the 2020 TPG Awards concludes, we want to shift our focus from this year into the future. While this year has presented unprecedented difficulties, we nevertheless saw a range of innovation from card issuers — and this fall has seen a wealth of new, limited-time offers. However, as we look …

Best Places to Travel in January

From sunny shores to snowy slopes, these are the best places to travel in January in the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

35 Helpful Gifts for Hikers, According to Seasoned Trekkers

From trekking poles to hydration packs.

Will COVID-19 vaccines be mandated for air travel? Delta CEO weighs in

Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, joins TODAY to talk about how travel will change as the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed across the U.S. He also discusses a potential second stimulus package for the airline industry and comments on the FAA’s approval to fly the Boeing 737 Max after it was grounded following two fatal crashes.

Virgin Galactic reveals pilot spacesuits for commercial trips

Designed in collaboration with Under Armour, the Virgin Galactic Pilot Corps will wear the suits and footwear on future flights - including a test flight this month.

Elected officials slammed for hypocrisy for not following own COVID-19 advice

Leaders in New York, California, Texas and Colorado have recently come under fire for what critics have called hypocritical behavior during the pandemic.

The Takeout: A CBS News original political podcast

"The Takeout" is a weekly podcast about politics, policy and pop culture hosted by CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett.

US Coronavirus: There's a light at the end of the tunnel, but coming months will be Covid-19 'worst-case scenario,' expert says

Across the US, preparations are well underway to quickly distribute Covid-19 vaccines once approved, but experts say before that promise of relief, the coming months will likely be difficult.

At Points of View, Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Travel Summit, the Only Direction Is Forward

Looking back on an unprecedented moment for the travel industry, and the world—and preparing for what’s ahead.