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4 workarounds to book your fall vacation rental with points

Sep. 22, 2021 07:52 AM EDT

Even before the pandemic, home booking sites like Airbnb and Vrbo were becoming increasingly popular with travelers. The opportunity to have a homelike experience, complete with full kitchen, extra living space and local flavor, was more appealing than a standard hotel room for many. ...

Gov. Murphy departing NJ for vacation to Italy

Aug. 10, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy was set to depart New Jersey Tuesday headed for a family vacation in Italy, his office said. Murphy, who, owns a house in central Italy, expects to return Aug. 19. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver will serve as acting governor while Murphy...

Arizona Bowl shuns TV, takes digital plunge with Barstool

Aug. 10, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The 7-year-old Arizona Bowl has wrestled with how to stand out on television when there are dozens of postseason college football games flooding the airwaves in late December and early January. So in an unexpected twist, game officials won't even try. ...

Dad's club leads to bonding for US men's volleyball team

Jul. 26, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Micah Christenson's Olympic preparation got interrupted for the best possible reason. Christenson was playing a pre-Olympic tournament in Italy in June with the rest of the U.S. men's volleyball team when he hopped on a plane for a trip of about 8,000 miles...

Liz Weston: Who gets the keys to your digital estate?

Jul. 12, 2021 06:51 AM EDT

You may not own cryptocurrency or nonfungible tokens. You may not have a big Instagram following or run an online business. But if you do almost anything online, you probably have digital assets — electronic records that you own, control or license. Failing to make arrangements for those...

Police: 6-year-old drowns in Gulf of Mexico during vacation

Jul. 06, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy believed to have drowned during a family vacation in Florida, police said. The body of Enrique Cortez-Dubon was found Tuesday afternoon in the sand, the Panama City Beach Police...

Election set for Aug. 17 to fill Greenwich Senate seat

Jul. 02, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A special election has been scheduled for Aug. 17 to fill the state Senate seat being vacated by former Greenwich Democrat Alex Kasser, who announced last week she was resigning amid a high-profile and contentious divorce. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz...

Breastfeeding Olympians allowed to bring babies to Tokyo

Jun. 30, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian basketball player Kim Gaucher, who is breastfeeding her infant daughter, has won in her quest to bring the baby to the Tokyo Olympics, which she called “the right decision for women in sports.” The International Olympic Committee announced...