This Dec. 11, 2012 photo shows a 1947 survey for the Gallup Poll at the University of Iowa library in Iowa City, Iowa. The document is part of the personal papers of the late George Gallup Sr., founder of the Gallup Poll, that have been donated to the University of Iowa, his alma mater, providing the public with an intimate glimpse into the development of nationwide public opinion polling. (AP Photo/Ryan J. Foley) (Ryan J. Foley)
The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the United States. Full Story
Some of the world's cities shine brightly in winter. And they aren't likely to be overrun with tourists between now and February. If you're looking to get away soon, check out this list from CNN Travel of the 10 best cities for a winter vacation.