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  • Seniors on the Go: What's with the big Middle East airlines?

    Airlines based in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf have been buying up huge fleets of the biggest planes around -- the Airbus 380 and Boeing 777. Some of you have asked me what's going on with these lines -- their home countries are very small and don't generate much outbound or inbound traffic -- so why are they growing so big, so fast? Because this is a slow week for travel news, it's maybe a good time to look at one of the more interesting developments in international aviation.
  • DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf

    DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf
    A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, killing one person on board and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....

    Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” project, which has...

    Many Muslims gain weight during Ramadan fasting

     
    The sun slips beyond the Nile and the fast is broken. As they have done for centuries during the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptians hurry home through the twilight to eat and drink after a long, scorching day. Fasting renews the spirit but it often does...

    Afghan's botched attack on Western officials revealed

     
    REPORTING FROM A U.S. AIRCRAFT -- An attempted attack Wednesday at a southern Afghanistan air base targeted a top Marine commander and his British deputy as they stood near the runway awaiting an airplane carrying Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a...