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Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta stone

CAIRO (AP) — The debate over who owns ancient artifacts has been an increasing challenge to museums across Europe and America, and the spotlight has fallen on the most visited piece in the British Museum: The Rosetta stone. The inscriptions on the dark gray granite slab became the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics …

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The woman aiming to be the youngest to travel the world by motorcycle

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Born into a family of motorcyclists, Bridget McCutchen was able to witness firsthand the thrill that …

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Travel warnings: What other nations tell their citizens about US violence

(CNN) — American travelers — at least those of the cautious variety — might be familiar with the US State Department’s travel advisories. The agency monitors the world for potential trouble and issues warnings from “Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions” to “Level 4: Do Not Travel,” alerting would-be visitors to terrorism threats, war, arbitrary enforcement …

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Her luggage was lost. Then a kind stranger came to her aid

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — It had been seven days since she landed in New York City, and Hana Sofia Lopez’ …

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Saint-Firmin: Village in French Alps demolishes its ski lift because there’s no snow left

Paris (CNN) — After several squeaks, the rusty wheel was finally wrenched from the tarnished white pole that once stood proudly on the mountainside. Watching from the sidelines, roughly a hundred people gathered in the small French Alpine village of Saint-Firmin to bid farewell to their ski lift as a small team worked to dismantle …

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