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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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Correction: Tourism Logo story

Associated Press

In a story Nov. 28 about Ohio's new tourism logo, The Associated Press erroneously reported on the logo's colors and how they were chosen. The logo will appear in orange and dark red or in black and white; its colors will not change with the seasons. Also, the colors were inspired by several factors including the change of seasons. They weren't meant to reflect the fall season.

US Park Service releases report on climate change response

- Associated Press

As world leaders began talks in Paris on solutions to global warming, the National Park Service on Monday released a report detailing agency efforts to address threats to national parks from climate change.

Police: Man shoots, kills himself at Ohio State art museum

- Associated Press

A former Ohio State University employee shot and killed himself in a gallery at the campus' contemporary art museum on Sunday after vandalizing some artwork, according to campus police.

Mining museum to open in Rocky Top

Associated Press

An East Tennessee town that changed its name to Rocky Top in an effort to attract more tourists is preparing to open a new attraction: the Coal Creek Miners Museum.