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Blast injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids in Egypt
At least 16 people are hurt near the Grand Egyptian Museum, South African tourists among them.

Swiss gun control: Projections suggest voters approve EU rules
Sunday's referendum backed new gun restrictions to conform with EU rules, projections suggest.

Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row
He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws passed in several states.

India election 2019: Exit polls suggest Narendra Modi back as PM
Exit polls suggest a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as voting ends in the marathon election.

Dutee Chand becomes first openly gay Indian athlete
Dutee Chand says she was encouraged to speak out after India decriminalised gay sex in 2018.

Eurovision 2019: The contest highlights from start to finish
The contest's highlights - from singing in the shower and bendy poles to the Netherlands' triumph.

UK PM plans 'bold offer' for Brexit deal support
Extra protections for workers could get "sensible" Labour MPs on board with Brexit, a minister says.

Bodies of 'twins' found in clean-up of Kenya river
Officials believe they were dumped in a river in Nairobi after an illegal abortion was carried out.

2019 Australia election: Morrison's coalition seeking shock majority
Conservative Scott Morrison revels in his "miracle" re-election as he nears a majority government.

Austria chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz calls a snap poll after his far-right deputy quits over a major scandal.

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Researchers try to understand naked mole rats' resistance to cancer
With their pinkish, translucent and wrinkly skin, double-saber buck teeth and black-bead eyes, naked mole rats look like characters in a nightmare from hell. In fact, they do live underground in pitch-dark burrows where their air, from a human point of view, can contain chokingly little oxygen, t...

Doctors try new models to push health insurers aside
Just about everyone agrees that the way we pay for primary care needs fixing. Under the current insurance model, doctors get paid for procedures and tests rather than for time spent with patients, which displeases doctors and patients alike and increases costs. Now some medical practices are side...

Medigap supplemental coverage can be too pricey for younger Medicare beneficiaries
One night three years ago, Joe Hobson finished reading a book, went to sleep and woke up blind. The problem, caused by a rare hereditary disease, forced him to give up his 20-year communications job, along with its generous health insurance. Now 63, the Arlington man is covered by Medicare, the f...

Breathless, but not from asthma

Fish and seafood recipe recommendations
Jennifer LaRue Huget offers some suggestions

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'Game of Thrones' filming locations we love
In this non-definitive list, here are the real-life filming locations of 10 of our favorite moments from the incredible eight-season run of the world's biggest TV show.

Celebrating Pride around the world
We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969.

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains
The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free.

Africa's coolest city destinations

Rajasthan's royal residence turned hotel
Established in 1943 as a private residence, the lavish Umaid Bhawan Palace hotel immerses guests in a grand and glamorous atmosphere.

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics
Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items.

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant
VIP flight attendant Kimberley Benton reveals what really goes on in those exclusive private jets.

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover
Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million.

First look inside the TWA Hotel at JFK
A party in southern Queens, an hour outside of Manhattan, might not sound like the hottest event in town.

Memorial Day weekend planner: 10 best places to go
Memorial Day weekend 2019 is quickly coming upon us. After we get over the shock that that summer travel season is already here, we need to start making plans.

Diner is served $5,800 wine by mistake
A restaurant diner who ordered a nice bottle of red wine to go with their dinner got something a bit fancier than they were expecting -- a bottle worth $5,800.

The best LGBT-friendly hotels
When you travel, few things offer more comfort than a friendly place to lay your head.

Super-pro Albert Dros reveals how to photograph the Milky Way
Ever pointed your camera at a gorgeous star-filled sky, clicked the shutter and then checked the shot to find nothing but darkness and a nagging sense of your own foolishness?

Traveling as a trans person: It's complicated
Have you ever felt nervous while raising your arms above your head in the body scanner at the security checkpoint at the airport? Or felt a pang of anxiety as you took the first step out of the airport and into a new country where you don't know a soul, how to speak the language or which way your hotel is (let alone anything else)?

Swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas
A Florida couple volunteers to help research green sea turtles in the Bahamas before they get married. For more interesting adventures watch Once in a Lifetime

Prince Charles has opened a bed and breakfast
Now you can stay at a B&B opened by none other than Prince Charles. It's the Granary Lodge on the grounds of the Castle of Mey in northern Scotland.

This floating bar in the Caribbean sea is looking for a bartender
Bartender wanted for summer work. Must be prepared to relocate to the Caribbean temporarily -- flights and accommodation included.

The search for a matriarchy on a remote Greek island
White and pastel-washed buildings set atop rugged hills overlook clear, blue water. The sun sets in breathtaking fashion. The Karpathos moon is so full and bright that intrepid traveler Katie Sehl figured it for a lamp or a giant spotlight the first time she saw it.

Kenya homecoming: A DNA test leads to safari adventure
Tracey Cheatham didn't come to Kenya for the animals. She came for the people.

Racing 10,000 miles in a tiny car
Mongol Rally participants race across Central Europe and Asia in cars with one-liter engines -- or on scooters or motorcycles. No set route. No assistance.