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Amtrak to Beef Up L.A.-San Diego Service

A 13th Pacific Surfliner train will be added to the route next week.

Empire State Building Reveals Refurbished Observatory

The skyscraper now offers floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping city views.

Typhoon Might Bring 30 Inches of Rain, Strong Winds to Tokyo

A powerful storm is advancing toward the area around Japan's capital city, where torrential rains are expected this weekend.  

Venice Day-Tripper Tax to Take Effect July 1

A city spokesperson said the price of the tax would be established later, but would range between 3 and 10 euros (US$3.30-$11) a day.  

Mexico Official: Canceled Partly Built Airport Is Useless

A Mexican official said the canceled airport project, on which at least US$2 billion was spent, is useless.  

California Bans Hotels From Using Tiny Plastic Bottles

The newly signed law is set to take effect starting in 2023.  

Grand Hyatt at SFO Opens for Business

The luxury property is the only on-site hotel at the San Francisco International Airport.

Boeing to Invest $20M in Virgin Galactic

The companies announced they will work together on broadening commercial access to space and transforming global travel technologies.  

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