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  • That favorite belt? Leave home without it when going on a trip

    Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
  • Charleston visit evokes mixed emotions

    Mixed views on Charleston I'm glad Alice Short highlighted the most troubling aspect of visiting Charleston, S.C., in her cover article ["In a New Light," April 13]. What is on the surface one of America's finest historic towns was built and...
  • Avoiding long-haul red-eyes, at least some of the time

    Avoiding long-haul red-eyes, at least some of the time
    A few of you might actually prefer red-eye schedules on long intercontinental flights -- they avoid the cost of a hotel night and maximize your available time at your destination. And you may tolerate them as the inevitable penalty you have to pay for a...
  • Anatomy of a canceled flight

    Anatomy of a canceled flight
    My phone buzzed in the darkness of my Los Angeles hotel room a few weeks ago. It was American Airlines announcing that my flight due to take off in five hours was canceled due to bad weather. It seemed reasonable. High winds and heavy snow were...
  • American Airlines revamps loyalty rewards program

    American Airlines revamps loyalty rewards program
    Less than two months after Delta Airlines revamped its loyalty rewards program, American Airlines has announced loyalty program changes that offer breaks for some travelers but cut out some freebies for others. Unlike the overhaul made at Delta,...
  • O'Hare western access may look like dead-end

    O'Hare western access may look like dead-end
    Construction begins in earnest this year on a multibillion-dollar stretch of highway in DuPage County amid a growing sense that its potential to become a long-promised western route to O'Hare International Airport will fall far short of expectations....
  • US Airways sends out tweet with graphic porn image, is really sorry

    US Airways sends out tweet with graphic porn image, is really sorry
    US Airways apologized Monday for sending out a Twitter message that included a pornographic image. The airline acknowledged that the image came from its Twitter account but said it was sent by mistake. US Airways said the image was originally sent to...
  • American Airlines ends bereavement fares

    American Airlines ends bereavement fares
    American Airlines has eliminated its so-called bereavement fares for people who need to book a last-minute flight because of the death of a loved one. The airline, which is merging with US Airways, said it discontinued the fare as of Feb. 18 to be...
  • Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas

    Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas
    Southwest Airlines, the nation's biggest domestic carrier, continued its expansion into international destinations by announcing new daily routes to Mexico and the Bahamas. The new routes represent only the second batch of international destinations...
  • United adds Embraer 175 to regional jet fleet

    United adds Embraer 175 to regional jet fleet
    United Airlines on Monday introduced a new type of regional aircraft into its United Express fleet that will fly to and from Chicago and is touted as saving on fuel and providing a more comfortable flight. The new Embraer 175 aircraft, operated by...
  • Air travel this spring will take off, airline industry predicts

    Thanks to declining fuel prices, the nation's airlines reported healthy profits in 2013 and can expect a record number of passengers on international flights this spring. That was the message Wednesday from Airlines for America, the trade group for...