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High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a process of giant inflatables and floats streamed for more than 40 …

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‘This is why I hate kids’

A social media watchdog perhaps summed it up best: “’My parents would have thrown me off the plane mid-flight.” Wild footage of a tiny tyke terrorizing a plane full of passengers is racking up millions of views — and sparking a heated debate about how the parents should have “handled” the situation. The now-viral footage …

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Airport staff find cat trapped in suitcase

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — People take strange things on planes — that’s nothing new. And the suitcase checked for a …

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Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and play, however, might spread out the crowds and reduce the …

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Envoy Air says pilot who was reported incapacitated during flight has died

An American Eagle Embraer 175 aircraft is seen on the tarmac through a plane window at LAX in Los Angeles, California, US, January 10, 2018. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters An Envoy Air flight returned to Chicago shortly after takeoff on Saturday night after a pilot was incapacitated and later died, the carrier said Tuesday. “Despite …

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Royal Caribbean Quietly Brings Back Beloved Adult Event

After the cruise industry returned to sailing from North American ports in July 2021, all the cruise lines had to make major changes based on the covid pandemic. Some were obvious like vaccine requirements, masks, and added cleaning protocols. Capacities were also limited and social distancing was enforced (as much as that’s possible on a …

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Prosecutor: Witness told police UVA suspect targeted victims

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A witness who saw a University of Virginia student open fire onboard a bus returning from a field trip told police the gunman targeted specific victims — many of them football players — shooting one as he slept, a prosecutor said in court Wednesday. The details emerged during the suspect’s first …

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Disney World Raises Ticket Prices, Drops Something Visitors Hate

When the Walt Disney Co. in October raised the prices of Disneyland Resort admission tickets, fans of Disney World theme parks knew it was just a matter of time before the Mouse House would also raise entry prices in Orlando, Fla. Disney World had already increased the prices of food and beverages, including alcoholic beverages …

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Disney World increases ticket prices for second time in a year

(CNN) — If you’re planning on going to Walt Disney World in 2023, you can still buy next year’s tickets at current rates until December 8. That’s when prices on most ticket types will be increasing, including single-day tickets, multi-day passes and annual pass renewals. The company’s flagship resort in Orlando, Florida, already hiked up …

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Delta gets closer to labor deal with pilots, union says

Pilots talk after exiting a Delta Airlines flight at the Ronald Reagan National Airport on July 22, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Michael A. McCoy | Getty Images Delta Air Lines is getting closer to a labor deal with pilots, their union said, marking a big improvement in a relationship that turned icy during years-long negotiations. …

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