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Sicily is the Mediterranean's largest island and a trip around this triangular-shaped ancient land can be particularly rewarding for those in search of free things to do. Besides Sicily's sights, smells and sounds - the feast of wildflowers in rainy months, colorful street markets in towns and cities alike, picturesque faces and places around every corner - many of the island's greatest gifts are free.Read More

Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to do

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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

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MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback Friday when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight, scattering debris over the Mojave Desert and killing one pilot while seriously injuring the other....

California crash is setback for space tourism
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- It's been a dream of British billionaire Richard Branson to launch paying customers into space....

Los Angeles airport shooting lessons linger
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks....

Painted faces at parks need painstaking removal
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously picturesque landscapes. They've also created a headache for park managers who have the delicate task of cleaning up the sites without causing further damage....

Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know
NEW YORK (AP) -- The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon....

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