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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

The City of My Birth in India Is Becoming a Climate Casualty. It Didn’t...

KOLKATA, India — I wanted to glimpse the future in the city where I was born. So, this summer I returned to India for a firsthand look at...

Five Places to Shop in New Orleans

5 placesMagazine Street has some of the best antique stores, art galleries and one-of-a-kind shops to be found anywhere in New Orleans.The French Library, a book store catering...

In Cambodia, Dissenting Voters Find Ways to Say ‘None of the Above’

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — One Cambodian voter defaced his or her ballot with a lively reference to a dog’s anatomy. Others ticked every single box, or crossed out...

Philippine Bombing Kills 10, Showing Insurgents Remain a Problem

MANILA — Militants detonated a car bomb at a military checkpoint on Tuesday in the southern Philippine island of Basilan, killing at least 10 people in a brazen...

Ceramics Aren’t Enough. Bring on the Spaceships, Italian Town Says.

GROTTAGLIE, Italy — After racing down a two-mile runway, a van carrying top airport officials rattled onto a patch of asphalt overrun with tall swaying grass, wildflowers and...

A Shortlist of Aviation’s Most Vexing Disappearances

Investigators examining the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 more than four years ago completed their inquiry on Monday without definitive conclusions on the cause. The flight, carrying...

California, Trump, CBS: Your Monday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. In Northern California, the death toll from the Carr Fire rose to six, and...

Maybe You Were Thinking About Eating Raw Centipedes. Don’t.

Scientists in China now have hard evidence that eating raw centipedes is a really bad idea.That might go without saying in most parts of the world. But...

Ahead of Asia Trip, Business Lobby Gives Pompeo an Earful on Trade War

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Monday to ramp up the Trump administration’s diplomatic engagement with Asia in a speech that followed a blistering attack...

Brexit Plans Raise Fears of Food Shortages and Jammed Ports

LONDON — Trucks parked along freeways or stuck in gridlocked ports. Food disappearing from supermarket shelves and stocks of medicines under strain. The military on standby, ready to...

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