| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Beneath the concourse of Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport, far from the eyes of holiday travelers, there is an art gallery with an ever-changing, carefully curated selection of remarkable pieces that say a great deal about the United States,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:55 PM
More than a month after a plane carrying a Silicon Valley executive and his family in central Idaho went missing, police officials said it has been found with no survivors.
The single-engine plane was registered to Dale Smith, a 51-year-old pilot and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 1964, Jong Sook Kim visited Disneyland. It was no ordinary trip for the 14-year-old. Doctors once thought she would never see again, but after she traveled from her native South Korea to San Francisco for surgery, her sight was restored -- and she...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:53 PM
John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Two days after announcing a successful merger with U.S. Airways Group, American Airlines was fined by the U.S. Department of Transportation for violating an advertising rule regarding full fares.
According to a transportation department press release,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:55 AM
'Tis the season when consumer companies fall all over each other trying to show their charitable sides. No one should have anything against that. What's irksome, however, is when they try to enlist us, the customers, in their marketing efforts, as...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:23 PM
What do Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Verizon Wireless Arena and Southern New Hampshire University have in common? Well, first, none of them is located in Durham, N.H., where Lafayette will play an NCAA FCS playoff game on Saturday against the......
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:01 AM
If demand for air travel continues rising at its current pace, many of the nation’s biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately.
For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MILL CREEK, Wash. — Shannon Ryker is a third-generation employee of aerospace giant Boeing Co. She followed her grandfather into the huge plant in nearby Everett. And her father. And her Uncle Bob.
Her youngest sister worked at Boeing until she...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Disney has launched an animated web series based on its theme park ride "It's a Small World."
The first installment, which launched Friday, revolves around the Indian holiday Holi (see below).
A Jolly Holi Day - Ep 1 - It's a Small World on Disney Video...
| Dec 8, 2013
Yesterday, while attending a luncheon at a Cleveland party center, I stopped by the bar to ask about tipping policies.
I do this because I learned a decade ago that sticking a tip into a jar does not necessarily mean the gratuity goes to the person...