Gifts for travelers, from bags to gadgets

This product image released by Eagle Creek shows the Eagle Creek Packable Daypack. Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler recommends something like the packable daypack to tuck in your carry-on bag so that you have a smaller bag handy for daily use once you reach your destination. (AP Photo/Eagle Creek)

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s the best travel bag out there? What’s the must-have gadget for travelers?

5 free things in and around Wilmington, Del.

This Oct. 26, 2014 photo shows one of a series of birdhouses on the Riverwalk along the Christina River in Wilmington, Del. The birdhouses were created by artist Thomas Burke, who drew inspiration from houses depicted in paintings by the late Andrew Wyeth. The Riverwalk also offers a meandering stroll with benches, rail reeds, water views and signs about various aspects of local history. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers.

‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume up for sale

FILE - In this 1939 file photo originally released by Warner Bros., from left, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, are shown in a scene from "The Wizard of Oz." A Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" is up for sale. Lahrs costume will be auctioned with other Hollywood items Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in New York by Bonhams, said a spokesman for the owner, James Comisar. (AP Photo/Warner Bros., file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bert Lahr’s Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” is up for sale.

‘Blind Massage’ big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan

Best Feature Film director Lou Ye, third from right, Best New Performer Zhang Lei, second from right and fellow production staff hold six awards for the film Blind Massage at the 51st Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The Golden Horse awards are one of the Chinese-language film industry's biggest annual events. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan’s 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Ch

Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

Comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Performances by Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington state have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them years ago. (AP Photo/Florida Today, Malcolm Denemark)

Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she said, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom.

Handler apologizes again, calls his remark racist

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, Daniel Handler a.k.a. Lemony Snicket attends the Second Annual Quill Awards at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Handler apologized again for racial comments he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet.

150 years on, Sherman’s March to Sea still vivid

In this undated photo provided by the Library of Congress Gen. William T. Sherman poses for a photo. On Nov. 16, 1864, Sherman watched his army pull out of Atlanta, and marched with 62,000 veteran troops to the Atlantic coast at Savannah, conquering territory and making a point to the enemy in what would be known as Sherman's March to the Sea during the American Civil War. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)


Ski packages for the 1 percent — and for the rest

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 1984 file photo, gold medal winner Phil Mahre, right, stands with his brother Steve, who won the silver medal after the XIV Winter Olympics slalom on Mt. Bjelasnica, Sarajevo. The brothers are taking part in a Ski with a Legend program at the Park Hyatt at Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado. For $2,500 per brother, a group of up to six can spend a day skiing with Olympians. (AP Photo/Jack Smith, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Private ski lessons are so passe. The latest on-mountain perk for those with seemingly unlimited funds is spending the day with an Olympian.

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