Depending on what you had to do Friday, the snow was either friend or foe. Airports faced cancelations while many school children hoping for a day off did not; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
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Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International, both subsidiaries of Royal Caribbean Group, have canceled cruises as COVID continues to spread.
The company has steadily raised prices and taken away things from its theme park customers and they seem to keep coming.
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'Turning into a nightmare': Norwegian cancels sailing mid-cruise, passengers to be stuck on board for days
Norwegian Cruise Line canceled a sailing on its Norwegian Gem ship while the vessel was in the middle of a voyage due to COVID.
People Are Sharing B.S. Survival Myths That Could Actually Get You Killed, And I'm Thankful I Read These
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Hawaii will require visitors to the state to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster if they want to skip quarantine. This means fully vaccinated travelers who haven't received a booster shot will have to quarantine in Hawaii for five days.
This Glass-domed Train Through the Canadian Rockies Is Giving Free Upgrades to Every Passenger Who Books — Starting Tomorrow
The promotion is valid for bookings made from Jan. 17 to Jan. 31, 2022.
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Keystone Ancient Forest is a 1,360-acre preserve just west of Sand Springs that features post oaks and cedars that are remnants of the Cross Timbers.
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The US government just allowed an Icelandic airline to offer flights between the US and Cuba. But buying tickets comes with restrictions.
Three US airlines objected to Icelandair operating flights between the US and Cuba but the US government nonetheless authorized the flights.
Since the initial eruption, the volcano has been releasing sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide — two gases that create acid rain when they interact with water and oxygen in the atmosphere. With Tonga’s tropical climate, “there is likely to be acid rain around Tonga for a while to come,” said volcanologist Shane Cronin at the University of Auckland.
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By capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into ultra-durable material, local startup SkyNano hopes to turn pollution into something useful.
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Hit the slopes without breaking the bank.
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Search and Rescue officials described weather conditions as “treacherous.”
The most recent ranking shows the greatest disparity between top and bottom nations since the survey began 17 years ago.
An undersea volcano violently erupted in the southwestern Pacific Ocean near the Kingdom of Tonga Saturday, local time, sending shock waves through the atmosphere and triggering tsunami waves thousands of miles away, including along the West coast of the United States. Now, details are slowly beginning to emerge about the extent of damage across the hard-hit Pacific nation. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, located just under 20 miles (32 km) from Tonga's Fonuafo'ou island,
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Oklahoma's Corporation Commission agreed Tuesday to drop its enforcement actions against a Panhandle wind farm operator that had unsafe equipment.
When the huge eruption happened over the weekend, a fleet of spacecraft overhead gathered key data.
Satellite images published by the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNSOT) on January 17 show the impact of a volcanic eruption near Tonga on the Pacific Island nation and the volcano.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on January 15, causing disruption to communications to Tonga and producing tsunami warnings in multiple pacific rim nations.The Australian Defence Force and New Zealand’s Air Force sent aircraft to Tonga to assist with damage assessments on January 17.These before and after images analyzed by UNSOT show where potential damage appears to have occurred in communities, and the extent of the blast’s impact on the volcanic island. Credit: UNSOT via Storyful
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Known for the cape-like webs enclosing its tentacles, the blanket octopus is a rarely spotted animal usually found in open ocean waters.
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Parts of western New York have received almost a foot and a half of snow.