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  • Travel discounts for the jobless

    Travel discounts for the jobless
    Pink slip travelers? Furlough tourists? Jobless vacationers? Call them what you will, they are a surprising new target for travel bargains aimed at the unemployed, the furloughed and jittery workers fearful of being laid off. Discounts are nothing new...
  • Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich hoping to appear on reality show

    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich hoping to appear on reality show
    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich couldn't survive an impeachment trial, but perhaps he'll fare better in a Costa Rican jungle where scheming is more than allowed—it's encouraged. The indicted pol has agreed to appear on "I'm a Celebrity … Get Me...
  • 100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico

    100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico
    In an age of widespread air travel, it is difficult, if not impossible, to contain a newly emerged infectious agent, and that is proving to be the case with swine flu, as isolated outbreaks continue to be confirmed around the world, with new cases...
  • Shots Fired at Island Wedding of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- The Costa Rican wedding of football star Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen was interrupted by gunfire Saturday night when security guards hired by the pair fired shots at paparazzi photographers. The photographers --...
  • Washington Man Becomes 3rd U.S. Swine Flu Fatality

    Washington Man Becomes 3rd U.S. Swine Flu Fatality
    SEATTLE -- The number of swine flu-related deaths outside Mexico has inched up to five with the U.S. reporting its third fatality and Costa Rica its first, both involving men who also had underlying illnesses. The number of confirmed cases of the...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Your Series Guide To The Ultimate Summer Escape

    Your Series Guide To The Ultimate Summer Escape
    Monday, July 19th Ultimate Summer Escape Series Set-up/Interview A quick overview of the series itself, highlighting all Costa Rica has to offer from its sustainability efforts, to recreation, and rest and relaxation. Tuesday, July 20th The Ultimate...
  • Ultimate Summer Escape Sweepstakes

    “Ultimate Summer Escape” Sweepstakes
    OFFICIAL RULES FOR "Ultimate Summer Escape" Sweepstakes 1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter or claim a prize. Sweepstakes runs from Monday, July 19, 2010 9:00 pm (CT) through Friday, July 30, 2010 at 9:30 pm (CT) (the "Sweepstakes Period")....
  • Ultimate Summer Escape Costa Rican Stay Giveaway

    “Ultimate Summer Escape” Costa Rican Stay Giveaway
    Ultimate Supper Escape Costa Rican Stay Sweepstakes Official Rules 1. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND OUTSIDE THE KIAH VIEWING AREA. Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 pm (CT) on Monday, July 19, 2010 and ends at 11:59 pm (CT)...
  • Strange trip for Illinois, Blagojevich

    They showed up at Rod Blagojevich's home before the sun. By daylight, federal agents had arrested and handcuffed the governor, throwing him -- and all of Illinois -- into one of the most momentous and absurd times in the state's sordid political history....
  • Ex-gov's strategy: 'The truth'

    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was inching toward a black SUV that would take him from federal court, declaring his innocence as he tried to shuffle through a thick ring of pushing and shoving TV cameramen and news reporters who shouted questions while...
  • Medical tourism deals offer cheap plastic surgery abroad, family vacation packages

    How about planning a little plastic surgery or other medical treatment – on the cheap – into your next family vacation? Call it medical tourism and possibly the next big trend for those who want to look or feel better and save money too. The basic idea...