Will insurance cover canceled China flights?

(CNN) — The outbreak and spread of the coronavirus is causing widespread disruption, with airlines worldwide suspending all flights to China.At least 213 people have died from the virus, which originated in Wuhan, and the US State Department has advised against all travel to China, escalating its warnings to the highest level.The situation has left…

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Philadelphia changes nickname to honorary “City of Sisterly Love” for 100-year anniversary of 19th Amendment

(CNN) — Philadelphia is honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which recognized women’s right to vote, by making an honorary change to its famous nickname.”The City of Brotherly Love,” will be known ceremonially as “The City of Sisterly Love” for all of 2020. A city resolution states that “the equal participation of women…

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Bionic jellyfish? Yes, and they are here to help

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It may sound more like science fiction than science fact, but researchers have created bionic jellyfish by embedding microelectronics into these ubiquitous marine invertebrates with hopes to deploy them to monitor and explore the world’s oceans. A small prosthetic enabled the jellyfish to swim three times faster and more efficiently without causing…

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Now an Italian city is offering $1 homes

(CNN) — It’s an alluring trend that’s captivated the world: the promise of a place of your own, nestled deep in the Italian countryside — for the astonishingly cheap price of just one euro, or a little over a dollar.From the picturesque mountain village of Ollali on the island of Sardinia to the Sicilian community…

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The best travel photos of 2020 so far

(CNN) — A shepherd guides her herd during a magnificent sunset in the ancient city of Bagan in central Burma.Camels and revels gather in the Dahna desert at Saudi Arabia’s annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.A solitary surfer paddles across the waters of Cape Verde’s Praia de Cruz beach.It’s a big and amazing world out there,…

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Mexico’s president flies commercial, so he wants to raffle off the $130 million presidential jet

(CNN) — Unlike his colleague to the north, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is known to fly commercial.Since his days on the campaign trail, the anti-establishment, populist leader has vowed to sell his country’s luxurious presidential plane, arguing that it cost taxpayers millions of dollars that could be better spent on helping the country’s…

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David House intended to leave a small something after ordering his Pacifico Draft. The tip he accidentally left nearly cleared out his checking account.Source: CNN

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