Travel-Made-Up Words

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

Hotels advertise "bleisure" packages. The Thai Tourism Authority is promoting "honeyteering." And a Mississippi TV anchor told advocates of gay equality to "go on gaycation."…
Adreian Payne,  Lacey Holsworth

8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and inspired the team to make her happy by playing well, has died.…
Tumbleweed

Colorado tumbleweeds overrun drought areas

Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.…
Voters Citizenship Lawsuit

Feds appeal ruling in voter citizenship case

Federal election officials have appealed a judge's ruling requiring them to help Kansas and Arizona fully enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.…