Latest Family travel News

Deputies investigate after family on camping trip harassed

Jun. 5, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

FORKS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a multiracial family camping on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state was harassed and confronted by people who accused them of being political activists with antifa and trapped them at a remote campsite in the woods. Sgt. Shaun Minks of the Clallam County...

Report: Baltimore employees fired for taking improper trips

May. 29, 2020 9:28 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore city employees were fired after an investigation revealed they falsified obituaries to receive bereavement leave and were pictured vacationing on days they were supposed to be working or on sick leave, according to a report from the city’s inspector general. The report...

CORRECTS TO CLARIFY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE IN MUSLIM NATIONS NOT GAZA - Muslims wearing face masks attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque in Gaza City, Sunday, May 24, 2020. Millions of Muslims worldwide are marking a muted and gloomy religious festival of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan -- a usually joyous three-day celebration that has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears

May. 26, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks. The three-day holiday is usually a time of travel,...

FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2020 file photo, Lifeguards on Clearwater Beach change shifts on the closed beach in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Memorial Day weekend historically signifies the start of the summer vacation season as families throughout the U.S. plan trips to Florida's beaches and theme parks. But as the state just begins to reopen from two months of quarantining, some officials welcome the boost to the struggling tourism industry while trying to prevent a resurgence of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Florida prepares for holiday weekend as parts still closed

May. 22, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Sunshine State faces an uncertain start to summer with some areas hoping for brisk business over Memorial Day weekend while high-profile South Florida beaches remained closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Florida officials would welcome any boost to the struggling tourism industry, and...

In this Monday, May 11, 2020, photo, relatives of Munevver Kaya, who died of COVID-19, wearing face masks for protection against the coronavirus, offer their prayers during a funeral at a special section of Baklaci cemetery in Istanbul, that is dedicated for COVID-19 victims. Only a handful of family members were able to attend the burial of Kaya. Wearing surgical masks, they stood apart from each other, vastly outnumbered by officials overseeing the funeral, due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

AP PHOTOS: Virus alters way Turks mourn and bury their dead

May. 14, 2020 3:39 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — In a special section of Istanbul’s Baklaci cemetery set aside for COVID-19 victims, a gaggle of workers well outnumbered the three mourners — the maximum number of relatives allowed to attend the burial of Munever Kaya. Their unenviable task was to intervene and remind the...

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Britain's Chancellor Rishi Sunak, left, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive for a press briefing about the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, inside 10 Downing Street in London.  With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized and in intensive care Wednesday April 8, 2020, after contracting the new coronavirus, Sunak is among key players in Johnson's Cabinet who will be directing Britain's response to the highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus, while their leader is being treated. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

The Latest: Japanese leaders press PM to hasten measures

Apr. 10, 2020 1:50 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR — Japanese leaders press prime minister to hasten emergency...