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Exploring the archaeological wonders of Jordan

In Jordan's extraordinary rose-red "Lost City" of Petra, I have just huffed up 700 zigzagging stone-carved steps to the ancient mountaintop High Place of Sacrifice with its sacred altar and goat blood drain. And now, along a dirt trail, I rest in a rug-draped souvenir stall while an octogenarian Bedouin woman – who is traditionally clad in a long embroidered madraga dress and grew up in a cave – deftly strings a fragrant necklace of dried cloves to sell me.

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We Are Branson, Missouri

Branson, Missouri is one of the best family vacation destinations in America! It’s a destination with something for everyone. There is not one area in the United States that can beat the hospitality and friendliness that is shown throughout the beautiful Ozarks. Video courtesy of Branson Tourism Center.

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Tour three airports in a minute

Take a quick, virtual tour of the Indianapolis, Raleigh-Durham and Southwest Florida (Fort Myers) International Airports to see what might be in store for Kansas City after the November vote.

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Radiation from air travel

These days, travel by air has become increasingly common, both for business and leisure travel. We are exposed to low levels of radiation when we fly. Learn about radiation from air travel through this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nation & World

American Airlines passenger with dog yells at flight attendant

A female passenger described as “disruptive” caused a four-hour flight delay on American Airlines Flight 218 from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Chicago on July 5. According to reports, the woman continued to recline her seat during takeoff, despite repeated warnings from flight attendants. An argument ensued and the woman shouted profanities and followed the flight attendant to the back of the plane.

Kansas

A cross country ride to the Vietnam Memorial stops in Kansas

Dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action, the 2017 Run for the Wall stopped in Kansas as part of the cross country tradition started in 1989. The organization also honors the memory of those killed in action, and promotes support for all military personnel. They are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. on May 26.

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