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For travelers to Budapest, the equine skill of the Hungarian cowboys, or csikos, which goes back as far as the first Magyar migrations, is a must-see experience.

Budapest is the ‘Little Paris of Middle Europe’

Often described as the “Little Paris of Middle Europe,” Budapest is famous for its own 1,000-year-old culture and also the culture of others who settled here. Remains from both Roman and Turkish occupations can still be seen in the city.

As U.S. warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

- Associated Press

Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

President Trump still breaks the law and the "founding principles of this nation" with the latest version of his travel ban by singling out people by nationality, a federal judge in Hawaii said. (Associated Press/File)

Judge blocks Trump’s travel ban for third time

- The Washington Times

A federal judge blocked a large part of President Trump’s revised travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was to take effect, saying the White House’s latest attempt to impose extreme vetting on travelers from dangerous countries is just as illegal as the last two versions.

A view of the MGM National Harbor, which is located near D.C. in Prince George's County, Md. (Photo by Robb Scharteg)

MGM National Harbor: Vegas does D.C.

The MGM National Harbor looks across the Potomac River from its perch on prime land in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and knows it is just the beginning of a long and fruitful friendship with the nation’s capital.

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With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcome

- Associated Press

The Gates of Chaos, Lot's Wife, Old Woman's Valley, Man and Horse Cliffs. These are the names of places on St. Helena, an otherworldly Atlantic Ocean island far from anywhere whose British-ruled population of just over 4,000 is reaching out to the world.

Gold Star mother drives fallen son's truck from California

- Associated Press

Keith Michael Williams' name is one of 6,915 on the granite markers of the Global War Terrorism memorial, which was dedicated on Oct. 16 in a ceremony at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center.

Cuba unveils US-made tribute to independence

- Associated Press

Cuba presented to the public on Friday a statue of independence hero Jose Marti donated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in a gesture of international friendship that comes at a low point in relations between the two countries.

FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

- Associated Press

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires.

More bison to join American Indian herd in Wyoming

- Associated Press

Ten more buffalo are set to join a nascent herd on the starkly beautiful landscape of a Wyoming American Indian reservation, a project significant to tribal members who went over a century without living with the animals dear to their culture.

New quarter honoring Indiana Revolutionary War figure

Associated Press

A new quarter featuring Revolutionary War figure George Rogers Clark is set for release next month in the southwestern Indiana city where his American soldiers captured a British-held fort.

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, a mailbox, one of few items left at the site of the destroyed home in Napa, Calif., where Sara and Charles Rippey died in a fast-moving wildfire, shows a pink and black polka dot ribbon that indicates a fire crew has visited the location. The vast majority of those who died in the Northern California wildfires were in their 70s and 80s including several couples who died together. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

California wildfire victims search burned homes for memories

- Associated Press

After fleeing flames that were closing in on him 12 days ago, Donnie Steggal finally returned home Friday - and sifted through the ruins of the Northern California home where he and his wife raised their two children.

FILE - In this Saturday, July 6, 2013, file photo a woman walks outside the Ayia Thekli (Saint Thekla) Christian orthodox church near Ayia Napa resort in the southeast of the island of Cyprus. Couples who marry in civil ceremonies have been banned from taking wedding photos outside places of worship in a Cyprus region known for hosting destination weddings, a senior Orthodox Christian cleric announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)

Cleric bans poses by Cyprus churches over lewd wedding photo

Associated Press

Couples who marry in civil ceremonies have been banned from taking wedding photos outside places of worship in a Cyprus region known for hosting destination weddings, a senior Orthodox Christian cleric announced Friday after an uproar over a lewd photo taken in a chapel courtyard.