Travel

AAA predicts record travel over Christmas and New Year's

Dec 14, 2017

Holiday travel is expected to set a record as strong economy trumps higher gasoline prices

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties

Dec 14, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an American anti-missile system

Thousands of passengers affected by Niki airline's grounding

Dec 14, 2017

Thousands of European travelers could be left stranded by the bankruptcy of Austrian budget carrier Niki, which has ceased flight operations

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

Dec 14, 2017

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions

Firefighters wary despite gains against California fire

Dec 14, 2017

The fifth-largest wildfire in California history is now 30 percent contained but it still threatens coastal communities and gusty Santa Ana winds that drove the flames continue

The Latest: Largest California fire 30 percent contained

Dec 14, 2017

The fifth-largest wildfire in California history is now 30 percent contained but it still threatens coastal communities and gusty Santa Ana winds that drove the flames continue

Evacuation lifted for South Dakota towns near wildfire

Dec 14, 2017

The wildfire in South Dakota's popular Custer State Park grew rapidly, pushing beyond the park's borders and threatening nearby communities, but evacuation orders for those cities were eventually lifted later in the day

The Latest: Custer park fire in South Dakota grows larger

Dec 14, 2017

Emergency management officials responding to a western South Dakota wildfire say evacuation orders have been lifted for two small cities that had been threatened by the blaze

EPA chief jets to Morocco to help promote fossil fuel use

Dec 13, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew to Morocco to help encourage the North African kingdom to import liquefied natural gas from the United States

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Dec 13, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH