Shake Off Winter Blues by Trekking to These Private Islands Around the World
If you're sick of the snow and ready to skip town -- that is, if your flight isn't canceled -- there are several tropical resorts perfect for every type of traveler. Forget your typical resort. How about a private island that offers private beaches, dinner on the beach and the luxury of seclusion.
Rising Climate Fears Bring Urgency to Paris Meeting
The world’s biggest conference on climate change started today in Paris, with the pressure on leaders from over 150 countries to stem the most destructive effects of global warming. The COP21 conference, through Dec. 11, has a goal to hold the increase in temperature by the end of the century to
The 10 Most Expensive Hotels on Oyster.com Right Now
Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go and we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low. All 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22 a night or less! Of course, these extremely affordable prices often meant shared bathrooms, stark decor, and
Amal Clooney's Latest Human Rights Battle
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney today joined the fight for the release of imprisoned former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed . Amal, the wife of actor George Clooney , and a team of lawyers filed a case with the United Nations calling on it to declare Nasheed’s detention a violation of
State of the Union 2015 Fact Check: Obama’s Rhetoric vs. Reality
ABC's Ali Weinberg, Luis Martinez, Justin Fishel, Mike Levine, Alex Mallin, Katherine Faulders, Ben Siegel, Katelyn Marmon and Christopher Mudd report: Fact Check 1 -- Economic Growth Fact Check 2 -- Gas Prices Fact Check 3 -- The War on ISIS Fact Check 4 -- Education Fact Check 5 -- Job Creation
Five Exotic Beach Destinations You're Scared Of (But Shouldn't Be)
The world is not a peaceful place. And when disaster strikes abroad, the media circus can make scary situations seem even scarier -- to the point where traveling anywhere can seem life-threatening, even more so when it's to locales that are off the beaten track. So you may be particularly scared of
Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol Spend Their First Christmas Together
Wondering what celebrities are doing to celebrate Christmas? Most of them are spending the holiday the same way you are: with friends and family. For some couples, including Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol, this Christmas is special because it's their first one together. Sofia Vergara and Joe
Inside Gabrielle Union's 'Epic' Honeymoon With Dwyane Wade
Anything less than an "epic" honeymoon just won’t do when you're a gorgeous actress and you marry NBA superstar Dwyane Wade. Gabrielle Union, 41, posted some photos from her Maldives honeymoon and they are spectacular. "About last week Maldives on our deserted island ish Great start to an epic
Russia Claims Alleged Hacker Was 'Kidnapped' by US 'Agents'
MOSCOW — Russia is accusing “American Secret Service agents” of “kidnapping” an Russian man accused of hacking into computer systems in the United States in order to steal credit card data. Roman Seleznev was arrested over the weekend in Guam, according to federal prosecutors, and...
Prince George Has a New Nanny
ABC News’ Katie Kindelan and Carolyn Durand report: There is a new woman in Prince George‘s life and she’s preparing the young royal for a major milestone. Palace officials confirmed today that Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo has been hired as the nanny to George, the...