Americans Accused in Auto Exec’s Escape Stand Trial in Japan

This Dec. 30, 2019 image from security camera video shows Michael L. Taylor, center, and George-Antoine Zayek at passport control at Istanbul Airport in Turkey. Americans Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor go on trial in Tokyo on Monday, June 14, 2021, on suspicion they helped Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail in Japan and escape to Lebanon in December 2019.

This Dec. 30, 2019 image from security camera video shows Michael L. Taylor, center, and George-Antoine Zayek at passport control at Istanbul Airport in Turkey. Americans Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor go on trial in Tokyo on Monday, June 14, 2021, on suspicion they helped Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail in … Read more

Americans Hoarded ‘Mattress Money’ to Survive During Pandemic

Remember all the toilet paper people hoarded at the start of the pandemic? Turns out they hoarded cash and other easy money, too, and for the same reason: survival instincts. Check out this chart, which shows how Americans reacted financially to the Covid-19 pandemic. They took money out of time deposits, such as certificates of … Read more

2 Americans stand trial in Japan, accused in Carlos Ghosn’s escape

Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while he was out on bail go on trial Monday in Tokyo. Michael Taylor, a former Green Beret, and his son Peter Taylor are suspected in the Houdini-like operation where Ghosn hid in a box for music equipment that was loaded onto a … Read more

US travel: Americans take to the skies in almost pre-pandemic numbers as Covid-19 restrictions ease

The data confirms the recent upward air travel trend to levels not seen since before the pandemic: On June 11, 2019, the TSA screened 2.7 million people. Before the pandemic, the TSA screened on average between 2 and 2.5 million travelers per day. National parks welcoming hundreds of thousands every month Another indicator that Americans … Read more

Health insurance costs are dropping for millions of Americans, new report shows

Health insurance costs are dropping for millions of Americans, new report shows

Health insurance costs are dropping for millions of Americans, new report shows At a time when higher grocery bills and surging gas prices are taking big, toothy bites out of your paycheck, it can feel like everything suddenly costs more in America. But at least one item — a critically important one at that — … Read more

Airline travel horror stories mount as Americans pack the not-so-friendly skies

Travelers wait in line at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport ahead of Memorial day weekend on May 28 in New York City. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

With Americans rushing to travel now that the end to the coronavirus pandemic is coming into view, flights are packed, ticket prices have soared, airports are bustling and tempers are flaring. Laura Ramirez is relieved to be home in New York after what she calls a “nightmarish experience” traveling by plane from Miami this past … Read more

CDC eases some international travel recommendations for vaccinated Americans

article Amid a busy getaway travel day for the Memorial Day weekend and the first holiday since coronavirus pandemic restrictions have been relaxed, a crowd of travelers wait in line to check in for their flights at LAX at Delta Airlines, Terminal 2 at LAX F ATLANTA – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Europe travel:France reopening to vaccinated Americans June 9

Vaccinated American tourists will be admitted to France starting June 9. In addition to proof of vaccination, they'll need a negative PCR test taken no earlier than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test no older than 48 hours.

A stroll in Pablo Picasso’s footsteps in Montmartre; breathing in the scents of Provence; a humbling walk along D-Day beaches: These and all of France’s other attractions will once again become easily accessible to most foreign tourists from next week — if they are vaccinated. France is putting itself back on the menu as a … Read more

New poll shows Florida is top summer travel destination for many Americans

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New poll shows Florida is top summer travel destination for many Americans Updated: 8:03 PM EDT May 31, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript THE UNOFFICIAL START TO SUMMER, AND TODAY IT MORE THAN LIVED UP TO ITS NAME. JIM: WALT DISNEY WORLD WAS AT CAPACITY THIS MORNING, AND THE ROUTES TO OTHER ATTRACTIONS MADE FOR … Read more