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Argentina's energy bust leads to 'ghost town'
Uncertainty is swirling around the Vaca Muerta shale play, believed to have massive potential as one of the world's largest reserves of unconventional oil and gas. The impact is apparent in Añelo, where construction projects aimed at accommodating newcomers have stalled. Yahaira Jacquez has more.

Out of jail, Blagojevich says he's a 'Trumpocrat'
Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor forced out of office for trying to peddle Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat, thanked President Donald Trump on Wednesday for commuting his prison sentence. Produced by Jonah Green.

75 years after Iwo Jima, Marine recalls second chance at life
104-year-old William White still has memories of the exploding grenade that nearly ended his solo reconnaissance mission during one of World War Two's fiercest battles. Colette Luke has more.

Dr. Fauci calls Diamond Princess infection 'incubator'
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said at the Council on Foreign Relations on Tuesday that the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan could reveal potential "modalities of transmission." Gavino Garay reports.

Jury in Weinstein rape trial begins deliberations
The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial began deliberations on Tuesday on charges that could send him to prison for life, in a case that has become a milestone for the #MeToo movement.

New device captures cows' methane-filled burps
An England-based company is aiming to reduce the cattle industry's impact on the environment through a new device that turns each methane-filled cow burp into carbon dioxide and water.

'I do make his job harder' -Trump on AG Barr
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has total confidence in U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who said in an interview last week that Trump's penchant for tweeting has made his job harder to carry out.

Trump cuts sentence for Illinois ex-gov. Blagojevich, pardons Michael Milken
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois convicted of corruption for trying to sell former President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat.

Diamond Princess 'incubator for infection': Fauci
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a discussion on global health threats at the Council on Foreign Relations on Tuesday that the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan could reveal potential "modalities of transmission."

Lawmakers push to enshrine women's rights in Constitution
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and other lawmakers on Wednesday said the expired "arbitrary" deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment should be eliminated so it can become a constitutional amendment. The deadline expired in 1982, but Virginia last month became the 38th state to ratify.

Bloomberg qualifies for his first 2020 debate
When Michael Bloomberg steps onto the Democratic debate stage for the first time on Wednesday, he will face attacks from his rival candidates over his past support for policies he claims to no longer support. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

BSA files for bankruptcy after sex abuse allegations
The Boy Scouts of America said on Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid a flood of lawsuits over allegations of child sexual abuse stretching back decades. Gavino Garay has more.

Mississippi floods appear to peak, parts of Jackson under water
Floodwaters in central Mississippi appeared to hit their peak on Monday, potentially allowing the area around the state capital Jackson to avoid any casualties after the Pearl River reached its highest level in 37 years, officials said. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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9 ways to make airlines and airports better
Airlines and airports could do more to improve our flying experience. Aviation buffs weigh in on nine needed improvements that would better aviation for everyone.

The story behind the squabbling subway mice
An image of two mice slugging it out over scraps of food on the London Underground has won a prestigious wildlife photography award from the UK capital's Natural History Museum.

Why it's still OK to take a cruise amid the coronavirus outbreak
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the cruise industry is under scrutiny following an outbreak that has left one ship quarantined in Asia and passengers worldwide worrying about whether they need to change their cruise plans.

Americans can travel to Cuba. Here's how
In the foothills of the Sierra de los Órganos Mountains, more than two hours west of Havana, a trickle of riders on horseback descends a reddish-brown mountain in a serpentine line. They smile as they pass a group of hikers and continue on their ride.

South America's 'Lost World' rediscovered
Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 saga "The Lost World" was inspired by reports from three little-known European colonies at the top of South America. Today the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname and the French territory of Guyane are finally stepping out from the shadows.

New York's oldest bars, still standing
The site of the first gay 'sit in'; a rich man's apartment turned police station turned cocktail room; a spot with a working dumbwaiter - these are a few of New York City's oldest bars that continue to thrive.

Why Britain's hated Pacer trains just won't go away
Bus-on-rail Pacer trains were introduced to Britain in the 1980s. Forty years later, what was supposed to be a temporary measure is still in service, much to the anger of commuters tired of discomfort aboard what has for some become a symbol of the UK's north-south economic divide.

British Airways smashes record for quickest subsonic NYC to London flight
A British Airways (BA) flight has broken the record for the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h).

Delta reunited this little girl with her doll
Kenley Britton was devastated when her special "Daddy Doll" went missing on a Delta flight from Connecticut to Atlanta last week, her mother Arielle told CNN.

Why 'heaven on Earth' needs more tourists
The tiny two-island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, known as the "African Galapagos" because of its remarkable biodiversity, attracts just 30,000 tourists a year -- making it one of the world's least visited countries

Message in a hangar: New York City fashion show walks the walk at JFK
New York City is no stranger to head turning, over-the-top fashion — but its biannual Fashion Week brings boldness in spades.

Blake Wallenda performs highwire act high above Hawaii
Watch Blake Wallenda of the "Flying Wallendas" attempt a daring 200-foot-long skywalk between two hotels in Honolulu.

Visiting Haida Gwaii, Canada's most mysterious islands
Pristine wilderness dotted by ancient village sites so protected that only 12 people at a time are allowed to step ashore -- this is Canada's final frontier, a remote archipelago off British Columbia's northernmost coast.

Futuristic airplane concept promises cleaner travel
The Her0 Zero Emissions Airplane is an elegant concept design created by Joe Doucet that uses electric-powered propellers and sweeping wings that end in large, upturned tips.

What the airport of 2030 will look like
From biometrics to parallel realities, find out about the innovations that will change our airport experiences in the decade to come.

The best travel photos of 2020 so far
At its best, travel photography inspires, intrigues and informs. It sets us on armchair adventures or moves us to plan a dream trip. See amazing images from 2020 and journey the world through pictures.

Luxury floating hotel opens in Sweden
Arctic Bath is a floating hotel in the Scandinavian north, designed to resemble a cluster of logs caught adrift on a Swedish river.

Inside Japan's annual 'Naked Festival'
Thousands of men stripped off to take part in "Hadaka Matsuri", an annual "Naked Festival" on Japan's Honshu Island.

Is Venice at war with itself?
Historic levels of flooding. Flood barriers that don't work. A failed bid for independence. And cruise ships sailing past St Mark's Square. Venice's problems are legion -- but are Venetians warring with the outside world or with each other?

20 of the world's best new restaurants for 2020
From Mexican dishes with a stellar view across the rooftops of London to Ethiopian cuisine in upstate New York, Mediterranean creativity in Bangkok to a Texas-inspired grill in Hong Kong, many of the most exciting new restaurants opening this year take their cue from global cuisines.

The aviation museum for people who don't care about aviation
The silent and oppressive hunk of metal in the corner comes alive as Erin Gregory tells its story. The nervousness of the soldiers who climbed aboard the aircraft almost 80 years ago is practically palpable.

Koh Libong: A haven for Thailand's threatened dugong population
For much of 2019, Thailand's biggest internet celebrity was an aquatic mammal with a nose resembling a vacuum cleaner nozzle.

What Brexit will mean for travelers
Britain's departure from the European Union is finally upon us, but after all the warnings of chaos for inbound tourists and problems for UK travelers heading to the continent, what will situations will travelers actually face after January 31?

What the reinvention of Europe's favorite city means for travelers
In the near future, visitors to Paris will be able to take a dip in the Seine and dine in an abandoned, underground subway station.

When tourist photos go bad
Looking at vacation photo albums used to be a chore.

Thousands of men stripped off to take part in "Hadaka Matsuri", an annual "Naked Festival" on Japan's Honshu Island.

Florida surfer uses drone to capture awe-inspiring views of sharks
A Florida surfer didn't realize just how many sharks were swimming around him until he recorded drone video over the beach.

A company with rights to remove artifacts from the Titanic asks court to allow it to recover famous radio
RMS Titanic Inc., a salvage company granted exclusive rights in 1996 to remove artifacts from the titanic, wants to remove the radio used to call for distress the day the ship sank, according to documents filed in a Virginia federal court.

The world through the eyes of one photographer
From child actor to entrepreneur to renowned nature photographer, Michael Poliza is a man of reinvention. He uncovers the planet's least documented places in his latest book 'The World.'

A passenger said she's hurt after her reclined seat was repeatedly 'punched.' She asked for help, but said a flight attendant threatened her
A woman who's become an icon in the debate over whether it's OK to recline your airplane seat said she was "scared to death" by how a flight attendant handled her painful ordeal.