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  • Dinner at the airport (or on the plane)

     
    I managed to get to the airport last night, although it took an hour and a half, what with getting lost and the traffic. (Can you say 'Cubs game'?) As Gailor joked when she dropped me off, 'I think I......
  • U.S. panel, Coast Guard still split on water taxi tragedy's lessons

    U.S. panel, Coast Guard still split on water taxi tragedy's lessons
    Five years after the water taxi Lady D flipped over in Baltimore Harbor, killing five passengers, two federal agencies remain divided over the cause of the tragedy and the lessons to be learned from it. The National Transportation Safety Board, after its...
  • Cruises gaining in popularity with disabled travelers

    William Floria sat while four crew members lifted him, wheelchair and all, into the cruise ship's tender. As he looked at the water surging against the 77,700-ton ship and the small boat that would take him ashore, he said, "I'm just praying they don't...
  • Years later, team suffers unimaginable loss

    As the years had passed, they had all scattered to some degree. They owned restaurants, they ran companies and small businesses, they sold products, marketed products, produced products, and one in particular - whom Calvert Hall's class of 1992 will never...
  • NTSB blames pilot error in '08 medevac crash

    A state police helicopter pilot's decision to make a rapid descent in an attempt to see better in fog was the chief cause of the medevac crash that killed four people last year near Andrews Air Force Base, the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Moscow subway derails, at least 20 dead

    Moscow subway derails, at least 20 dead
    At least 20 people were killed and more than 120 were injured when a Moscow underground train derailed during the morning rush hour in one of the worst accidents on the Russian capital's subway system in years. President Vladimir Putin, who is away in...
  • United Airlines overhauls loyalty rewards program

    United Airlines overhauls loyalty rewards program
    United Airlines joined several of its competitors by revamping its loyalty points program to base its rewards system on total dollars spent, not on miles traveled. Other carriers such as Delta, Southwest and JetBlue have announced similar changes...
  • Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash

    Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash
    NEW BRUNSWICK - Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition in hospital but was more responsive a day after he was badly hurt in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said on Sunday. Morgan, who gained fame as a member of the...
  • Hot spots for affordable Internet access while traveling

    Hot spots for affordable Internet access while traveling
    Staying connected on the road can be costly, especially if you're staying in a hotel that charges you on top of what you're already paying for your room. Major wireless companies offer hot spots, but they can set you back quite a bit. Verizon, for...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan critical but 'more responsive' after crash

    Actor Tracy Morgan critical but 'more responsive' after crash
    Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition in hospital but was more responsive a day after he was badly hurt in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said on Sunday. Morgan, who gained fame as a member of the "Saturday Night Live"...
  • Truck driver in crash that injured Tracy Morgan surrenders, posts bail

    Truck driver in crash that injured Tracy Morgan surrenders, posts bail
    The truck driver charged in the New Jersey Turnpike car wreck that killed one person and critically injured three others, including actor Tracy Morgan, has turned himself in, police said Sunday. Kevin Roper, 35, surrendered Saturday night and was...
  • Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles

    Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles
    A small plane smashed into a field near Paso Robles Saturday killing the pilot and his passenger. Soon after the Piper Cub single-engine plane took off around 10 a.m., witnesses watched it veer to the right, spiral and then barrel into the ground,...