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Princess Cruises in Alaska: Catching the splendor before the big melt.

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Global demand for cruising reached more than 22 million passengers in 2014, up 68 percent from 13.1 million passengers in 2004, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Valarie Settle, of Roanoke Va., waits in line at a Greyhound station to board a bus as she heads to California for the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Atlanta. An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA. That would be an increase of more than 300,000 people over last year, and the most travelers since 2007. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Thanksgiving fliers: Be brave

- Associated Press

If you’re braving the airports this Thanksgiving, you won’t be alone.

The patios are empty, the sidewalks are bare. Paris has changed. (Laurie Perry/Special To The Washington Times)

Tense Paris settles in to new normal after terror attacks

Just six weeks ago I was sitting in one of my favorite Paris cafes under a pure blue September sky. My friends and I ordered drinks, made fun of my terrible French accent, laughed, Instagrammed pictures of our food and of each other. We watched the world walk by as we sipped wine on la terrasse, the famous French patio. All Parisians are natural-born anthropologists, observing the city from a seat on the terrace.

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Utah man passes airport security with stolen boarding pass

- Associated Press

A sex offender with a stolen boarding pass got through airport security in Salt Lake City and checked in at a gate for a flight to California before he was caught earlier this month, authorities have disclosed.

Calipari, No. 1 Kentucky to meet former assistant Antigua

- Associated Press

Moments before Kentucky was to play Boston University earlier this week, Wildcats coach John Calipari had someone stationed nearby to give him a report on another game that was winding down.