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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.


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.


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.


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.


State-by-state breakdown of coronavirus travel restrictions

U.S. states and territories are making new rules for travelers. Find which ones across the United States have implemented travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.


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.


Why Marriott Bonvoy Escapes provide great value in a last-minute world

In the time of COVID-19, one thing’s for sure: Planning a trip isn’t easy. Faced with ever-changing restrictions, new guidelines and shifting infection rates, today’s getaway could be tomorrow’s hot spot, or vice versa. It’s for this reason that more leisure travelers than ever are making last-minute travel plans. According to a recent AAA report, …


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.


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.


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?


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

According to the CDC.


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.


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.


Because my parents came here legally, DACA doesn't protect me. That's not fair.

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.


Rich or famous? You may be able to skip the UK quarantine

Just last week, the U.K. came out of a second national lockdown. The British government isn’t making any changes to its travel corridors list in its weekly update, but it did add a controversial new twist. British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps took to Twitter to announce the news on Thursday Dec 3, and it has …


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.


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.


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.


10 Things Travelers Need to Know About Flying Right Now

Flying has changed in the time of COVID-19.


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.


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.


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.


Beautiful pictures of America's last unspoiled places

The USA's remotest nooks and farthest flung crannies, from sprawling national parks to tiny islands home only to wild creatures, are beautiful. Explore them through these stunning photos for some virtual peace and quiet.


15 ways holiday travel will be much different in 2020


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.


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.


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

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


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


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.


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,...


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.


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 Best Gifts to Give Your Brother

These ideas will solidify your status as the best gift-giver in the family.


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.


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.


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.


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.


35 beautiful vacation spots of the rich & famous


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.


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.


10 cookie recipes from Disney parks around the world

Make National Cookie Day magical with these recipes straight from Disney.


35 Helpful Gifts for Hikers, According to Seasoned Trekkers

From trekking poles to hydration packs.


Why Williamsburg at Christmas is So Magical, Especially Now

2,500 wreaths, y’all.


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


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.


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...


Delta Is Teaming Up With the CDC for Contact Tracing on International Flights

Beginning Dec. 15, Delta will ask passengers flying to the U.S. from abroad to provide their contact information.


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.


Make the Best Booze-infused Red Velvet Cupcakes Ever With Comedian Loni Love and Georgetown Cupcakes

The comedian is serving up sweet cupcakes with a topping of laughter.


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.