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Alaska Airlines Gets U.S. Approval to Buy Virgin America

Dec 6
Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.

When Pigs Fly: Trump Tower Chicago's New Signage?

Dec 6
An architect wants to install four giant pig balloons to cover up the Trump name on the side of the president-elect's Chicago hotel.

Facing Pollution Peak, Paris Takes Drastic Measures

Dec 6
Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution.

Dubai Plans to Open Another Amusement Park

Dec 6
A Dubai developer that recently opened the world's largest indoor theme park now plans an even bigger attraction next door.

Lonely Planet Names Asheville Best in US Despite LGBT Flap

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 6
The travel guidebook publisher Lonely Planet has picked Asheville, North Carolina, as its top U.S. destination for 2017, despite a state law limiting LGBT rights that has led companies, entertainers and others to boycott the state.

In Remote Indian Village, Cannabis Becomes Tourist Destination

By Rishabh R. Jain | Dec 5
Malana is hidden no more. For centuries, the villagers have been growing the plant that has made Malana one of the world's top stoner destinations, and a battleground for India's haphazard fight against hashish that has made the village famous.

What's Bad is Good: Two Bad Tourists' Holiday Gift Guide

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 2
EDGE's exclusive gift guides continue with Two Bad Tourists, who offer their insider recommendations on the hottest holiday gifts with international flair.

6 Destinations for Christmas Sparkle

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 2
Christmas lights, towering trees and elaborate gingerbread creations are everywhere this time of year. Here are a few favorite places around the country to enjoy holiday sparkle and fun.

Chicago Named 'Most Fun' City in the World

Dec 2
Chicago is the fun capital of the world, according to a major new study. The 'windy city' topped a global poll of 20,000 people, scoring highest for the best restaurants, bars and neighborhoods.

Airbnb Agrees to Limit Private Rentals in Amsterdam

Dec 1
Airbnb has agreed to limit private home rentals in Amsterdam, in a move city authorities had wanted to curb complaints about illegal hotels.

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