Land conservation plan stirs fight over Trump restrictions

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Proposed land conservation purchases in dozens of states would preserve more natural areas within tourist destinations, U.S. officials announced Friday, as lawmakers from both parties pushed…

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California governor imposes new restrictions in pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was pulling the “emergency brake” Monday on reopening the state’s economy as coronavirus cases surge at the fastest rate since…

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2 states announce new virus restrictions as US cases hit 11M

Michigan has joined Washington and several other states in announcing renewed efforts to combat the coronavirus as more than 11 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported in the…

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40% of All Destinations Worldwide Have Eased Int. Travel Restrictions

According to the latest analysis from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), 40% of all destinations worldwide have now eased the restrictions they placed on international tourism in response to the…

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Etihad Airways to Expand Network as UAE Travel Restrictions Eased

Etihad Airways plans to fly to 58 destinations worldwide from its Abu Dhabi hub in July and August, subject to the lifting of international restrictions and the re-opening of individual…

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Protest against virus restrictions held at Montana Capitol

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Armed demonstrators were among a group gathered at the Montana Capitol to protest the state government’s response to the coronavirus. About 60 protesters convened outside the…

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Kentucky lifting restrictions on travel, gathering sooner

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky will lift its restrictions on travel and small gatherings ahead of Memorial Day weekend, moving up the timing to accommodate holiday plans, Gov. Andy Beshear…

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Coronavirus restrictions force additional delays in Notre Dame cathedral reconstruction

Social restrictions and lockdown measures in France due to the coronavirus have pushed reconstruction for Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral even further, despite already running months behind schedule. The prized Parisian…

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