For cash-strapped vacationers, time off this years means exploring ... locally. A report from Europe, Japan, and the US on the return of the road trip, backpacking with a burro, and growing beets.
The 2006 antiterror law makes it a crime to take part in demonstrations supporting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
As Congress worries about the dangerous prisoners, a Chinese Uighur asks: Why not release those deemed innocent?
A $13 billion proposal could lay high-speed tracks in the midwest, California, and Florida.
His pilgrimage this week is also a chance to reassure Jews and Muslims about Vatican views.
The presidents leading either side of the divided island are longtime allies.