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If you can’t get out of the city, try camping in your own backyard.

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Americans would love to go on vacation. They’re just not sure they should actually go. 

That’s the finding of two surveys that both found many travelers are expressing hesitation due to the coronavirus pandemic about taking a trip.

Some 67% of those responding to an AAA Travel survey released Thursday say they are

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Las Vegas haunted houses Asylum, Hotel Fear to open Oct. 1 with COVID-19 protocol | More

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — Longtime Las Vegas haunted house attractions Asylum and Hotel Fear will return to the Meadows Mall for its twenty-second year this fall with new COVID-19 measures in place.

According to a release sent Tuesday, guests will be welcomed back Oct. 1. with an “online timed ticketing system” used to limit occupancy and promote social distancing. The new ticketing system assigns patrons a time slot to return

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British Cycling fear sport bailout allocation will leave grass-roots facing an ‘existential crisis’

British Cycling will write to government this week to express concern at the way sport’s bailouts are being allocated, with too much attention given to ticketed sports and not enough on the grass-roots facing an “existential crisis”.

Oliver Dowden, the culture secretary, has asked sports to put in their bids for government assistance by 5pm on Wednesday, but there are fears within recreational sport that there will be an excessive

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How to tackle a fear of flying

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Getty/iStock

As someone who flies regularly for work – and who has genuinely enjoyed a skydive and a lesson in a stunt plane – I never expected to develop a fear of flying. But there it was: a small, niggling feeling of unease after a flight in bad weather. And it only took a few months for that to develop into a real problem.

I wasn’t going to let it

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Colleges win immigration battle but fear for US reputation

Even with a fresh victory on behalf of international students, U.S. universities fear they’re losing a broader fight over the nation’s reputation as a place that embraces and fosters the world’s best scholars.

University leaders see it as a steady erosion. They say the Trump administration’s repeated attempts to curb immigration have sent students a message that they aren’t welcome in the United States. Colleges say foreign students are listening:

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Nigel Farage accused of stirring up ‘fear and hatred’ after blaming attack on ‘illegal immigrants’

Nigel Farage speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020: Getty
Nigel Farage speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020: Getty

Glaswegian politicians have hit back at Nigel Farage after the right-wing commentator said Friday’s knife attack showed the danger of “illegal immigrants”.

The former UKIP and Brexit Party MEP tweeted: “Horrible tragedy in a Glasgow hotel housing illegal immigrants. All over the UK, hotels are filling up with young men who are coming across the Channel every day.

“It

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Fear of Second Covid-19 Wave Sinks Travel and Leisure Stocks

(Bloomberg) — Travel and leisure stocks saw a third straight day of declines as a second wave of coronavirus cases emerged in the U.S. with the number of confirmed cases pushing past two million, according to data from John Hopkins University.

Airline stocks plunged Thursday, including declines of as much as 16% for Delta Air Lines Inc. and 14% for JetBlue Airways Corp. Hotels, cruise operators, online travel agencies and

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