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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

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Coffee Run Led To Web Sensation’s Arrest

Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.

05/18/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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New Philly Prohibition Exhibit Coming to Seattle

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in US history that is traveling from Philly to Seattle.

11/11/2012

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Seattle Set to Represent at National Occupy on July 4

Occupy groups from across the country are headed to Philadelphia for a national gathering on Independence Mall on Wednesday, July 4. About 1,500 people are expected from across the country, including Seattle.

06/29/2012