Alaska man killed when tool pierces windshield on New England highway
Alaska man killed when tool pierces windshield on New England highway An Alaska couple’s 45th anniversary trip to New England ended in tragedy before it ever really started after a piece of metal flew off a dump truck on Interstate 95 on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, piercing the windshield and killing the husband. — An Alaska couple’s 45th anniversary trip to New England ended in tragedy before it ever really started after a piece of metal flew off a dump truck on Interstate 95 on Friday, piercing the windshield and killing the husband. A concrete screed, a tool used to smooth the building material, fell out of the back of a dump truck traveling in front of Arrington’s rented Ford Fusion as he drove northward, however, and the freak collision proved fatal, MassLive.com reported. Although Arrington was able to stop the vehicle on the highway, he died almost immediately afterward, troopers told the news outlet. “My mom especially liked to travel, and my dad would do anything to make my mom happy,” the couple’s daughter, Jennifer Hoadley, told WFXT by phone from Alaska.wftv.com
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
As Vice President Kamala Harris visits city’s COVID-19 vaccination facility for union workers, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago will meet President Joe Biden’s call to open vaccine eligibility to all
Vice President Kamala Harris, joined in Chicago by Illinois’ top Democrats, touted efforts to expand vaccination sites in underserved communities Tuesday as the White House announced all adults in the U.S. will be eligible for vaccines by April 19 rather than May 1. Lightfoot said later that the city would meet Biden’s April 19 date but called for more vaccines to be delivered to Chicago.chicagotribune.com
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad to begin historic first Papal trip to Iraq
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad to begin historic first Papal trip to Iraq Pope Francis has landed in Baghdad to begin a historic four-day Papal visit to Iraq. But as COVID-19 infection rates in Iraq spike, there are fears that the trip could become a super spreader event. Chris Livesay reportscbsnews.com
No matter what you’re into, you’re bound to love one of these 7 vacation ideas for spring break
Spring break is a great time to cut loose and celebrate the end of winter. There’s a reason why destinations such as Mexico and Fort Lauderdale are so popular for spring break. If you’re going to a popular spring break destination, make your travel arrangements now, as accommodations might sell out. If you're looking to do something really different for your spring break, why not escape spring altogether with a trip to the Southern Hemisphere? From lounging on the beach to skiing to volunteering, these seven spring break ideas offer fun for people of all ages.
Candidates for the Mars One mission prepare for a one-way trip
Candidates for the Mars One mission prepare for a one-way trip The Mars One program says it will send a colonizing team to the Red Planet in 2024. Kera Rennert talks with two astronaut hopefuls about the one-way trip they want to take.cbsnews.com