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Vegas’s storied Sahara casino reborn

The Las Vegas Strip has a new casino in business on the foundations of the old Sahara.

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THE WASHINGTON POST

Madeline at 75: Still a New York girl

James F. Lee goes in search of French book character Madeline in New York of all places.

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Yosemite issues tourist warning

Californian authorities have issued more than 13 000 evacuation orders near Yosemite National Park due to a wildfire.

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Visitors wait 5 hours for Potter ride
July 10 2014 at 08:01

For a second day in a row, visitors are waiting up to five hours to get on a new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort.

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World’s largest folk art market opens
July 9 2014 at 12:24

As the popular market celebrates its 11th anniversary, it is drawing more than just tourists and locals.

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Fans experience magic of Diagon Alley
July 9 2014 at 08:08

Fans began lining up before dawn for the opening of The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley attraction.

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Meet the spider, man’s best friend
July 4 2014 at 13:14

One of New York's top museums is hard at work debunking a Hollywood myth that spiders are dangerous.

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9/11 museum exceeds expectations
June 27 2014 at 12:08

Organisers say over 300 000 people have visited the Sept. 11 museum since it opened little more than a month ago.

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City slicker's rules of hiking
June 26 2014 at 08:12

Hiking the Grand Canyon wasn't Jacki Lyden's idea of fun, but it was worth it.

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Chicago chosen for Star Wars museum
June 26 2014 at 12:09

Star Wars creator George Lucas announced that he picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia.

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PICS: Universal’s New Harry Potter park
June 20 2014 at 14:02

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley is expected to open to the public at Universal Orlando Resort on July 8.

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A soaring look at Mayan ruins
June 20 2014 at 14:06

It's a journey three decades in the making. Her whole life Maya Kroth's been curious about her namesake civilisation.

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Along came a spider...
June 19 2014 at 13:13

On the Maine island of Islesboro, Mimi Kirk goes searching for a spider she wasn't sure was real.

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