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TASTE OF THE TOUR: The Izoard pass and an Alpine fortress

SERRE-CHEVALIER, France (AP) — For the first time in the race's history, a Tour de France stage will finish at the summit of the Col d'Izoard, the scene of some of the race's most memorable feats. Read more

The entries are closed; now you can vote to select the winners in our 2017 Destinations Photo Contest!

The entry period is closed, and the Destinations Photo Contest is again host to thousands of your amazing vacation photos. Read more

New app reveals little-known history of Rio de Janeiro port

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's port area may be one of the city's most inviting spots since being renovated for the Olympic Games last year. But while the area is home to attractions that include two museums and an aquarium,… Read more

Where are the best beach towns? They're not all oceanside!

With summer being peak moving season, the personal-finance website WalletHub took a close look at 2017's Best Beach Towns to Live in. Read more

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Arts startup Meow Wolf sells out small equity offerings

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The startup company behind a popular immersive art exhibition space in New Mexico has has raised more than $1 … Read more

Long-distance motorcycle trips seek to empower women

A year ago Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a m… Read more

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Chestnuts and Rhone Valley delights

LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (AP) — After 2,600 kilometers (1,600 miles) of racing, the Tour de France has saved some of its best gastron… Read more

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Photos: Next up for Transformers? Housing

The Transformers have been transformed yet again — this time into exuberantly colorful multistory buildings that loom unexpectedly o… Read more

Photos: Sheepherding and shepherd's pie at the 62nd Highland Games

As clouds rolled in, more than 100 men and women dressed in traditional Scottish attire stood and announced their families' arrival … Read more

Photos: Scenes from the Cairo subway

In subways in other parts of the world, the well-off and the poor stand shoulder-to-shoulder. But not in Cairo. Read more

Photos: Breathtaking views, rustic adventures await at Maine's new national monument

Maine's new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument features more than 87,000 acres of bears, moose, eagles and breathtaking vie… Read more

Photos: The art of the American lowrider

"The High Art of Riding Low," a wide-ranging exhibition of lowrider-inspired fine art, includes paintings, sculptures, serigraphs, p… Read more

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2 bodies of people who vanished into Kern River identified

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Kern County authorities have identified the bodies of two more people who were reported missing recently … Read more

Frontier Airlines to fly between Albuquerque and Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Frontier Airlines will begin offering service between Albuquerque and Denver later this year. Read more

Wildfire destroys several Nevada homes; evacuations lifted

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of residents of two rural northeast Nevada communities returned to their homes Tuesday to assess damage f… Read more