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4 Ways to Do More With Your Smartphone Camera

Even if you don’t have the latest and greatest smartphone, the tools for your photography can go beyond the more commonly used ones like the portrait and lowlight modes. With a reasonably up-to-date operating system, you can have voice-activated photo sessions, create wide-screen images, record video at different playback speeds and visually search the internet. […]

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At Washington Airports and Hotels: Anxiety and Tightened Security

Before the riots, United Airlines moved its crews from downtown Washington hotels and increased staffing at area airports. The airline has been and continues to be working with the Transportation Security Administration and law enforcement agencies, including the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. On Wednesday, American Airlines banned alcohol in first class for flights out of […]

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Data Recorder Recovered From Indonesian Plane Crash

Indonesian Navy divers have recovered the flight data recorder from Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, which crashed into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff on Saturday with 62 people aboard, officials said Tuesday. Remains of some of the victims were also brought ashore in dozens of body bags, officials said. So far, four victims have been […]

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How to Pretend You’re in Tunis Tonight

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. There are worse places to be […]

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Taiwan New Passport Shrinks ‘Republic of China’

Taiwan on Monday released a new passport that puts a diplomatic spin on the concept of social distancing amid the pandemic. The self-governing island’s official name, Republic of China, has been downsized, though it remains on the cover in Chinese characters. The words “Taiwan Passport” appear in large bold type. The government said early in […]