Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY

Jayme Deerwester

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Alexandria, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Jayme:

Airlines issue travel waivers as winter storms target Southwest, Midwest

American, Delta, Southwest and United have already issued waivers covering travel on Monday and Tuesday for much of the Midwest. → Read More

President Biden's executive order ends Trump's Muslim travel ban, outlines what's next

President Joe Biden overturned Donald Trump's 2017 ban on travel from predominantly Muslim countries and outlined plans for what will replace it. → Read More

United Kingdom to require all incoming travelers to have negative COVID test and quarantine starting Monday

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that effective Jan. 18, anyone traveling to the U.K. must present a negative COVID test and quarantine or 10 days. → Read More

US borders with Canada, Mexico to remain closed through Feb. 21

DHS announced the U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to keep land borders closed through at least Feb. 21. → Read More

Federal Aviation Administration adopts stricter unruly flyer policy with no warnings for passengers

The FAA has adopted a stricter unruly flyer policy the week after a riot by supporters of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6 at the Capitol and incidents on multiple airlines. → Read More

Travelers boarding international flights to the US will need proof of negative COVID-19 test, CDC says

Starting Jan. 26, the CDC will require universal COVID testing for all passengers on international flights to the U.S. → Read More

Delta Air Lines joins Alaska, American in banning emotional support animals starting Jan. 11

Starting Jan. 11, only fully trained service dogs can fly in the cabin free on Delta and American. Emotional support animals will be treated as pets. → Read More

Airlines cancel 600+ more flights Thursday as snow blankets East Coast

Airports in Boston and the New York area are digging their way out after receiving significant snow Wednesday with more to come Thursday. → Read More

AAA expects 30% fewer holiday travelers between Dec. 23 and Jan. 3, due to COVID concerns

AAA expects 30% fewer travelers between Dec. 23 and Jan 3 this year. But that doesn't mean there won't be traffic jams. Here's when not to drive. → Read More

Disneyland's retail and restaurant area, Buena Vista Street, to reopen Nov. 19

Buena Vista Street, part of the retail and restaurant complex at DIsneyland, will open Nov. 19, but the theme park itself remain closed. → Read More

Travelers are buying – or faking – negative COVID-19 tests to get around entry requirements

With COVID-19 tests becoming a common entry requirement, some travelers are buying forged results or falsifying dates on genuine test results. → Read More

Trump's personal helicopter, known for its 'Apprentice' appearances, is up for sale

President Donald Trump will lose access Maine One, and his iconic personal helicopter, which appeared often in "The Apprentice," is up for sale. → Read More

New York newlyweds drown during their honeymoon in Turks and Caicos

Mohammad Malik, 35, and surgeon Noor Shah, 29, drowned Oct. 28 after being pulled under by a rip current near Parrot Cay in Turks and Caicos. → Read More

Thinking about moving to Canada after the election? COVID-19 could affect your plans

For those who are serious about the old "If my candidate loses, I'll move to Canada" threat, COVID-19 may throw a wrench in their plans. → Read More

Hawaiian Airlines to restart America's longest domestic flight, along with mainland network

Starting in December, Hawaiian Airlines is reviving its entire 13-city mainland U.S. network, including Boston and New York flights. → Read More

Disneyland to reopen? No time soon under new California theme park guidelines

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood and other top attractions won't reopen anytime soon, based on new guidelines from California. → Read More

Survey: Americans ready to try nomadic van life due to pandemic

A survey by Move.org found that 72% of respondents would trade the comfort of their home to pay off debt and 24% would live in a van for 2+ years. → Read More

More people flying? TSA screens 1 million daily passengers for first time since pandemic began

The TSA crossed a long-awaited threshold Sunday, screening 1 million passengers at airport checkpoints for the first time since March 17. → Read More

Justin Trudeau: Canada-US border will stay closed until America gets COVID-19 under control

"The U.S. is not in a place where we would feel comfortable reopening those borders," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. → Read More

Stranded in Peru by COVID-19 pandemic, this tourist got to visit Machu Picchu all by himself

A Japanese tourist whose March trip to Machu Picchu was wrecked by the COVID-19 pandemic finally got his wish to enter the ruins. → Read More