Holiday travel

With a precautionary face mask protecting her from the smoky air, Kathleen Soza pays a visit to Skinner Butte Park in Eugene, Ore. with family and friends Monday Sept. 4, 2017, as smoke from nearby wildfires cause health concerns for area residents. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
September 04, 2017 - 6:29 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier and Yosemite national parks. The wind-driven fires, combined with high temperatures and dry...
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A plume of smoke is seen from the 210 Freeway as a brush fire burns in the Verdugo Mountains in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
September 02, 2017 - 2:53 am
The Latest on wildfires burning in U.S. West (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The Los Angeles Fire Department has issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents in Burbank as a raging brush fire threatens their homes. Residents in the Brace Canyon Park area of Burbank were ordered to leave...
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A plume of smoke is seen from the 210 Freeway as a brush fire burns in the Verdugo Mountains in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
September 01, 2017 - 10:14 pm
The Latest on wildfires burning in U.S. West (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Firefighters are battling a brush fire just north of Los Angeles that has shut down both sides of a key freeway for holiday weekend travel. The Fire Department says high heat and shifting winds helped the fire surge to 500...
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August 07, 2017 - 4:46 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when it moves to May. The PGA of America is moving its major championship to May for the first time in 70 years when it goes to Bethpage Black on New York's...
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People participate in the the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade in Las Vegas, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (Patrick Connolly/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 04, 2017 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways. Tuesday's events even went international, as U.S. senators traveled to Afghanistan and spent the holidays with the troops...
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June 30, 2017 - 7:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A record number of travelers are expected in North Carolina and South Carolina over the July 4 holiday. AAA Carolinas said about 1,250,000 people in North Carolina and 630,000 people in South Carolina are expected to travel more than 50 miles (80 kilometers) between Friday...
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In this Thursday, May 19, 2016, photo, traffic flows out of downtown Atlanta on the Interstate 75/85 Connector, in Atlanta. More people are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road for the July 4, 2017, weekend. Auto club AAA predicts that 44.2 million people will travel over the holiday period, most of them by car, up 2.9 percent over a year earlier. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 22, 2017 - 12:54 am
DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend. Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home, a 2.9 percent increase over last year's record for the...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 5:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 3:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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