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Fox Lake, IL 60020
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Everest Avalanche's Impact Will Roll Through Nepal's Economy

Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this years climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:17:32 GMT
Teen Stowaway May Have Been Trying to Find African Relatives

Doctors say the boy may have stayed alive due to the extreme cold of the planes wheel well, which may have slowed down his body like a hibernating frog.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:09:02 GMT
Airbnb Vs. New York City Hearing Ends Without Judge's Ruling

The judge reserved his decision and will issue his ruling sometime in the future, according to the court clerk's office.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:09:00 GMT
Rare Color Film Transports You to 1964 World's Fair

The brilliant Edwin Newman brought an open mind and droll wit to an NBC special about the 1964 New York Worlds Fair. The documentary, "A World's Fair Diary," will take you back in time and on a tour of what many call the last great Worlds Fair.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:53:25 GMT
Hotels Hook Up to Tiny House Trend

While some hotels trumpet the ample square footage of their guest rooms, others rely on quirky coziness to attract customers.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:47:06 GMT
Angry Sherpas to Ditch Mount Everest Following Tragedy

Many of the Sherpas mountain guides whom climbers depend on to scale Mount Everest have decided to boycott the rest of the climbing season, which was set to run through May, leaving mountaineers at base camp uncertain about what will happen next.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:00:33 GMT
U.S. Airfares Still Rising But Slowly

The average price of an airline ticket for travel within the U.S. rose by just $1 last year, although prices are still modestly higher than they were five years ago.The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that the average domestic airfare rose to $381 in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 0.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:14:00 GMT
1964 New York World's Fair Flashback Tour

Take a trip through time and visit the sites of the last great Worlds Fair held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York. The Ford Mustang, space travel, computers, and color TV were just a few of the attractions on display for the millions of fairgoers that came through the parks gate between 1964 and 1965.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:25:32 GMT
Angry Sherpas to Ditch Everest Following Tragedy

KATMANDU, Nepal Most Sherpas mountain guides have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the lives lost last week in Everest's deadliest disaster.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:54:31 GMT
Teen Stowaway Survives 5-Hour Hawaii Flight in Jet Wheel Well

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despite frigid temperatures, FBI and airline officials said.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:35:05 GMT