On weekend trips home for Sooners football games, when taxpayers weren't paying for his ticket, the EPA official said Pruitt flew coach. He sometimes used a "buddy pass" obtained with frequent flyer miles accumulated by Ken Wagner, a former law partner whom Pruitt hired as a senior adviser at EPA at a salary of more than $172,000. Taxpayers still covered the airfare for the administrator's security detail. … [Read more...] about Report: EPA Chief Spent Millions on Security and Travel
Both the caravan and the gang have caught the attention of the president, who has railed against Central American migrants during speeches and on social media. During an event ostensibly about tax reform on April 5, Trump complained about “the caravan of thousands of people coming up from Honduras,” and suggested that women in the caravan were being raped. … [Read more...] about MS-13 Gang Member Arrested Traveling With Migrant Caravan From Central America to U.S.
Alexandre Bissonnette, the man who attacked a Quebec City mosque in January 2017, killing six and injuring 19 others, told police that he was reacting in part to news that related to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to Canadian press reports. … [Read more...] about Trudeau’s Trump Travel Ban Reaction Motivated Quebec City Mosque Shooter
From the wildlife wonders of an African safari to the non-stop partying of Rio Carnival, there's something for every traveler. Whether your dream vacation involves exploring the ancient temples of Cambodia, sleeping under the stars in the Sahara, or paddling a dugout canoe through the Amazon rainforest, this list will inspire you to pack your bags and book the next flight out. … [Read more...] about In Pictures: The World’s Ultimate Travel Bucket List for 2018
But where did all the people go? While the majority of answers to that question is are likely "to a sales conference in an hotel convention center in the middle of nowhere," a good number of airline seats will have been occupied by vacationers heading to an exotic location for at least a few days away. … [Read more...] about In Pictures: The Top 50 Cities for Travelers