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In the last year, travelers left behind more than 8,000 mobile devices at seven of the largest airports in the country. Research from Credant Technologies found that of the seven airports surveyed — Chicago O’Hare, Denver International, San Francisco International, Charlotte Douglas, Miami International, Orlando International and Minneapolis/St. Paul —…

The Fourth of July travel period is the riskiest holiday travel period of the year for red-light running in many states. That’s according to research from the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR). Nationally, the Fourth of July is the second most dangerous holiday behind Memorial Day for red-light running…

SAN FRANCISCO – From the moment my wife and I arrived in town, it was as if she was the Eddie Murphy to my Nick Nolte. We had 48 hours to experience one of the country’s great cities. While we weren’t tracking down a cop killer like Nolte and Murphy…

ATLANTA — More than nine in 10 respondents (91 percent) to a new TripAdvisor survey plan to fly domestically in 2012. That’s up slightly from the 84 percent who did so in 2011. International flights are also on the rise; 65 percent of respondents indicated they are looking to fly internationally this year — an…

Photos by Todd DeFeo / (c) 2011, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — There may be no greater symbol of San Francisco than the cable car. The Fog City’s steep hills necessitated the development of a transportation that could effectively carry residents across the city’s steep terrain. So, in the 1870s, Andrew…

Photo by Todd DeFeo / (c) 2011, 2012 San Francisco’s famed Golden Gate Bridge is celebrating its 75th anniversary during a two-day festival during Memorial Day weekend. “As the storied entrance to San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate, and its iconic Bridge is the namesake and centerpiece of our national…

All photos by Todd DeFeo / (c) 2011 By Todd DeFeo / (c) 2011 SAN FRANCISCO — The Rock is perhaps more myth than reality, but the landmark federal penitentiary (now relegated to museum duty) attracts more than 1 million visitors annually. Here’s a unique look at the famed prison…