Holiday travel

Travelers move through a security check-in line at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. While power was restored to the world's busiest airport early Monday, the travel woes will linger for days for the thousands of people stranded at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
December 18, 2017 - 1:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at the Atlanta airport (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Georgia Power's top executive apologized for the power outage that crippled Atlanta's airport, saying he realized that it inconvenienced thousands of people. CEO Paul Bowers said in a phone interview...
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Long lines form at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a power outage, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Atlanta. A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the year. (Steve Schaefer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 18, 2017 - 12:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world's busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early Monday that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the...
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This Nov. 14, 2015 image provided by the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau shows a family dressed up in Victorian-style clothing for a photo at the Imagination Station located in the Dickens Welcome Center in Cambridge, Ohio. The dress-up photo op is part of the annual Dickens Victorian Village in Cambridge which features scenes and characters inspired by the Victorian era and "A Christmas Carol." (Rick Lee/Cambridge/Guernsey County VCB via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 10:28 am
Six-foot-tall nutcrackers, a life-size Nativity display and a Dickens Victorian Village: These are some of the ways that Ohio says 'Merry Christmas!' Scenes from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and other Victorian-era figures can be found in the city of Cambridge. A life-size Nativity display...
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December 11, 2017 - 8:33 am
Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas. Hanukkah begins Tuesday night and lasts for eight days. If you're traveling or vacationing during the holiday,...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, The Lilly House at Newfields is part of the Winterlights holiday light display on the museum's grounds in Indianapolis. The display on the lawn of the home is synchronized to music from the Nutcracker. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
November 30, 2017 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Destinations around the U.S. are dressing up for Christmas with trees, lights and holiday magic. New York City's tried-and-true attractions include Rockefeller Center's tree and decorated windows at department stores like Macy's, Barneys, Lord & Taylor and Saks. New attractions...
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In this Nov. 29, 2017 photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., arrives at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. An Army veteran has accused Franken of inappropriately touching her more than a decade ago while she was on a military deployment to Kuwait. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 30, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is facing a new allegation of inappropriately touching a woman after an Army veteran accused him of groping her during a USO Christmas tour in the Middle East more than a decade ago. Stephanie Kemplin, 41, of Maineville, Ohio, told CNN in report...
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November 22, 2017 - 4:57 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the river and through the woods will be relatively easy for most North Carolina motorists during the Thanksgiving holiday. A news release from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the road and lane closure suspension began Tuesday morning and continues through 8 p.m...
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November 16, 2017 - 11:42 am
If you're traveling over Thanksgiving, you'll have even more company than last year. AAA predicts that 50.9 million Americans will travel over the holiday, a 3.3 percent increase over 2016. The auto club credits a growing economy and low unemployment for putting people in the traveling mood. More...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Dallas Love Field airport, in Dallas. Booking flights can be stressful as consumers worry about how to get the best deal and how far ahead to book, especially at holiday time. Experts say check multiple websites for prices and forget the notion that there's a magic day of the week or time of day when fares drop.(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
October 25, 2017 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Booking air travel is stressful. How far in advance should you book? Did you get the best fare? That anxiety is magnified this time of year as travelers finalize holiday plans and look ahead to winter getaways and spring break. In an interview with AP Travel's "Get Outta Here"...
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This combination photo shows Ed Sheeran, from left, Taylor Swift and Sam Smith, who are among the performers slated to take the stage during the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour that will hit certain cities during the holiday season and be a national TV special. (AP Photo/File)
October 10, 2017 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are among the performers slated to take the stage during the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball tour that will hit certain cities during the holiday season. The Jingle Ball concert series, hosted by iHeartRadio stations across the nation, will take place...
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