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Here the best ongoing Cyber Monday sales and deals

Cyber Monday is past but more than half of our favorite substantial price cuts are still on sale, from TVs and laptops to furniture, books and apparel.

CDC warns Americans not to travel to Mexico as airlines see increased demand

The CDC is out with a warning for Americans not to travel to Mexico. This comes as U.S. carriers add nonstop flights to Mexico because of the increase in demand.

Fire devastates world's largest sand island

The fire as been raging for more than six weeks and is consuming large swaths of Fraser Island's unique forests.

Super Nintendo World: A sneak peek of the colorful new theme park

The exciting images show the grand real-life Bowser's Castle as well as the world's first-ever interactive Mario Kart ride at the Osaka theme park. There's also a new aerial view of the land.

'Instant Family' star Nicole Walters on the importance of taking 'self-care sabbaticals'

“Every year, our family loves to stay up playing board games, laughing and dancing,” Walters tells Yahoo Life. When it comes to presents, the Walters family always gives “modest gifts” to each other, along with one big gift for the whole family.

A Bibliophile’s Guide to Tuscany

In Italy’s most literary-minded region, a group of bookmakers, book restorers, and bookstore owners are preserving ancient traditions—and you can shop from afar.

Virtually explore captivating Cape Town

Take a tour of Cape Town, South Africa's sophisticated city, without leaving the comfort of your home.

Testaments to Sustainability

Jewelmer sheds light on the journey of the golden South Sea pearl

What Christmas looks like in every state

Across the country, Christmas trees can be seen in front of statehouses, on front lawns, and even on beaches.

Meet the Artisans Keeping Tuscany’s Bookmaking Culture Alive

Writer Lisa Abend steps inside the small, family-run workshops where the ancient art of bookmaking lives on and sees a side of Italy too many travelers miss.

Chinese Company Buys Australian Island Then Bans Australians From It

Residents have been prevented renting their properties to tourists, they say.

How you can donate your points and miles to charity

2020 has been difficult for us all, and especially for those in need. As money is tight during the pandemic, making monetary donations may not be feasible for many this year. But it’s certainly not the only way to show support for your community. As much as we love to earn points and miles, we’ve …

Denver Mayor Apologizes For Thanksgiving Travel After Urging People To Stay Home

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is an unwise and deeply regretful hypocrite.Those are his words, not ours."It was unwise, it was hypocritical, it was a mistake that I deeply regret anddeeply apologize for," Hancock told Denver's 9News over the weekend, four daysafter he flew to visit family in Mississippi for Thanksgiving.Roughly 30 minutes before his flight took off from Denver InternationalAirport on Wednesday, Hancock's Twitter account urged...

Get Everyone on Your List a Scented Candle This Year

The right scent makes all the difference.

Why Travelers Are Heading to France's Jura Region for Wine and Comté

Replete with some of France's best wine and cheese, Jura might be the most important culinary region that isn't a household name.

Vintage photographs of the world's most iconic landmarks

Ever wondered what the Colosseum, Grand Canyon or Taj Mahal looked like before they became the popular attractions we recognize today? We’ve rounded up the most interesting vintage photos from the late 1800s to the 1990s to show you these tourist hot spots in times gone by.

The most unusual hotels in the world

When staying at these bizarre accommodations, the limits of your imagination will sure be stretched.

50 gorgeous lakes around the world

These amazing places could be underwater by 2050

Here are just some of the incredible spots around the world that could be underwater in the next 30 years.

Vaccine news fuels return to lavish weddings as couples hope to say 'I don't' to Zoom ceremonies

After news of the vaccine broke, couples who had been on the cusp of postponing their spring 2021 weddings decided to keep them in place.

226 love letters from Kurt Vonnegut were found in an attic. Now you can see and read them

Edie Vonnegut found more than 200 of her father's letters to her mother. Here's the story behind the discovery and how you can read them.

Governor warns of further stay-at-home orders; Manson follower's parole is blocked

Plus: Diners descend upon Pasadena, San Francisco considers banning smoking in apartments, and L.A. closes playgrounds.

The busiest air travel day in 2020 so far

Airports on Sunday, Nov. 29 saw 59% fewer passengers than the same Sunday in 2019. Still, it was the busiest day of the year.

An Infectious Disease Expert Explains the Safest Ways to Celebrate Christmas This Year

Gifts don't need to be disinfected, but should be wrapped early.

Tripadvisor’s 25 Most Saved Hotels of 2020

Where are travelers dreaming about going in the United States as soon as it's safe to travel again? The answers may surprise you. The post Tripadvisor’s 25 Most Saved Hotels of 2020 appeared first on Reader's Digest.

Americans say they feel increasingly unsafe flying as new coronavirus cases continue to spike

The lowest number of Americans surveyed by UBS said they feel comfortable flying or vacationing since late July.

Weekend Finds: The Dim Sum, Beachfront Staycation, and Kayaking Excursions We Loved

Our editors on the adventures in New York, California, and Rhode Island they found this month.

Where Can Americans Travel Right Now?

More than 50 countries currently allow U.S. citizens to visit, but some restrictions apply.

Dr. Fauci Warns We Could See ‘Surge Upon a Surge’ of COVID-19 Cases After Thanksgiving Travel

“That’s just the reality,” he said.

Auction offers chance to get up close and personal with the 'Mona Lisa'

One lucky bidder will have the chance to get up close and personal with the "Mona Lisa" thanks to a new auction from the Louvre museum in Paris.

Scott Atlas Resigns After Whispering Controversial COVID-19 Advice Into Trump’s Ear

Dr. Scott Atlas, a controversial pandemic adviser to President Donald Trumpwho was lambasted for supporting the idea of herd immunity to deal with theCOVID-19 pandemic, resigned from his role on Monday."I worked hard with a singular focus -- to save lives and help Americansthrough this pandemic," Atlas, a neuroradiology professor, said in hisresignation letter, adding that he "always relied on the latest science andevidence."He was serving a...

Starbucks Is Thanking First Responders With Free Coffee All Month Long

The coffee company knows these heroes need a little extra energy during this complicated year.

20 Tricks for Saving $1,000 or More This Holiday Season

During the holidays, it can feel like our wallets flap open and stay that way until the New Year’s confetti has settled. There are gifts to buy, meals to prep, and unexpected expenses to cover (overnight shipping will cost how much?). Luckily, you can rein in your spending with these expert hacks.

If You're Storing Wine in the Fridge or Vodka in the Freezer, You Need to Read This

Read on for seven common mistakes people make when storing wine and spirits, according to experts.

You Can Stay at the Romantic Inn from Hallmark Channel's New "One Royal Holiday" Movie

We're here to help you take your Hallmark obsession to the next level.

These eerily beautiful places are now abandoned

People are often what brings a place to life. But there’s something quietly spectacular about abandoned places where the human factor has been replaced with a still-life kind of beauty. From an abandoned Russian settlement in Arctic Norway to one of Southeast Asia’s most famous temple complexes, follow our lead to 30 abandoned places that are eerily beautiful.

This Digital Passport That Stores Your Health Information Could Be Required to Board Flights Next Year

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it's in the final development phase of its IATA travel pass.

Corporate growth could see a 10% drop in virus-slammed industries amid mounting debt levels, New York Fed says

Firms in the travel, hospitality, and tourism industries already held twice as much debt on average than firms in other industries, the Fed said.

Wellness and Self-Care Gifts That Anyone Will Be Happy to Receive After the Year We've Had

Positive vibes only this holiday season.

State-by-state breakdown of coronavirus travel restrictions

U.S. states and territories are making new rules for travelers. Find which ones across the United States have implemented travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Fauci tells Zuckerberg people will get vaccine at CVS or Walgreens

Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told Mark Zuckerberg on Monday that people should be able to get vaccinated by April in their local pharmacy.

Sam’s Club Is Selling a $10 Advent Calendar For Dogs With 35 Grain-Free Treats Inside

Happy howl-idays! Sam's Club is including our pups in the holiday celebrations this year with its Advent calendar for dogs, which include 35 treats for our furry friends to enjoy in the days leading up to Christmas. Like typical Advent calendars, this one features 24 doors, one for each day of December ahead of Christmas Day, but behind each door is a variety of grain-free, meaty treats, such as chicken burgers, duck fillets, chicken bites, turkey stars, and an eight-inch bully stick (that's gonna be a good door to open, doggo). Keep reading to see photos of the calendar so you can find it in your local store, or shop it ahead - it's $10 for members.

The Swiss mountain that’s changing forever

Ice melt and a new cableway are reshaping the Eiger experience.

The best cards for dining out, taking out and ordering in

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with the latest credit card information. When it comes to bonus categories, TPG readers love getting extra points for dining (travel credit cards are, unsurprisingly, another top pick). While dining indoors at restaurants might be limited in some states, outdoor dining is generally allowed. Not to mention that taking …

100 fascinating facts about money

Melania Trump's White House Christmas decorations spotlights essential workers

'Tis the holiday season at the White House. All of the halls, from the East Room to the Red Room, were decked by over 125 volunteers this weekend and unveiled Monday to feature classic holiday décor with an "America the Beautiful" theme for the Trumps' final Christmas in office.

The best food and drink Advent calendars in 2020

No matter if you're a wine lover, cheese aficionado, tea enthusiast or beef jerky buff, there’s an Advent calendar out there for you.

A mysterious metal monolith was found in Romania on the same day a similar one vanished in Utah

The US government said the Utah monolith was reported missing on Friday. That same day, Romanian media reported the discovery of a similar structure.

COVID-19 will kill off thousands of top brands, expert says

Business guru Scott Galloway says thousands of retailers will disappear, but some workers will see more opportunity.

Why Istanbul’s ancient imperial legacy lies hidden in plain sight

Thanks to politics and the passage of time, grand monuments of the 1,000-year Byzantine Empire are easy to miss in the modern metropolis.