World Cup fans overcome strict hurdles to find booze in Qatar

In a dusty neighborhood on the outskirts of Qatar’s capital, guards stand duty at a gated compound ringed with razor wire, carefully checking passports and permits before allowing anyone inside. But this isn’t a prison or a high-security area associated with the ongoing World Cup. It’s the liquor store. Rigid limits on alcohol are a … Read more

Real ID deadline for air travelers extended by 2 years

FILE: Travelers stand in a security line at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on November 22, 2022, ahead of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images Air travelers will now have two more years to upgrade their licenses and other forms of identification to be Real ID-compliant.  The Department of Homeland Security … Read more

Woman injured six deputies at New Orleans airport: reports

Officials say a woman injured six sheriff’s deputies while refusing to exit a plane at an airport in Louisiana early Thanksgiving Day, The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday. Authorities said the 25-year-old woman bit, kicked and spit on Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputies at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, according to local news reports. … Read more

Beijing, Shenzhen scrap COVID-19 tests for public transport

BEIJING — Chinese authorities on Saturday announced a further easing of COVID-19 curbs with major cities such as Shenzhen and Beijing no longer requiring negative tests to take public transport. The slight relaxation of testing requirements comes even as daily virus infections reach near-record highs, and follows weekend protests across the country by residents frustrated … Read more

Condé Nast traveler reveals

Condé Nast traveler reveals “The 23 Best Places to Go in 2023” list – CBS News Watch CBS News Deputy global editorial director at Condé Nast Traveler, Jesse Ashlock, joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss their new “The 23 Best Places to Go in 2023” list. He shares their top travel destinations that offer something for … Read more