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Wildfire Takes Out Iconic Route 66 Diner

Summit Inn burns to ground in California's Blue Cut blaze

(Newser) - A popular Route 66 diner frequented in its heyday by the likes of Elvis Presley and Clint Eastwood has gone up in smoke. The Summit Inn is the latest victim of the Blue Cut wildfire raging through California's San Bernardino County, the Los Angeles Times reports, destroyed by the... More »

How to Take the Speed Bumps Out of a Road Trip

Even if you're Sir Paul, it can be a tough test

(Newser) - Just months into their relationship, former Beatle Paul McCartney and girlfriend Nancy Shevell are road-tripping across legendary Route 66, but an extended journey spent in a car can be deadly to romance, Mary Schmich writes in the Chicago Tribune. "A road trip is a compatibility test on wheels, one... More »

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