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  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago

    Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago
    A United Airlines plane bound for Brussels was diverted to Maine and then returned to O’Hare International Airport early Wednesday morning because of medical and technical issues, according to the airline. Flight 972 left O’Hare Tuesday night...
  • Ask Tom: O'Hare versus Midway on precipitation?

    Dear Tom, There is a very large disparity in the amount of precipitation that has fallen at Midway versus O'Hare this year. Has there ever been a larger disparity? — Mark Rodeghier Dear Mark, Precipitation so far this year has certainly targeted...
  • Above-normal temperatures to return for weekend

    Despite extensive cloud cover and showers, temperatures reached the low 60s across much of the metro area Monday. Exceptions were areas south of the city, where rain was more widespread and temperatures struggled to reach the upper 50s. Officially at O'...
  • Cool streak a record-setter

    Cool streak a record-setter
    The chilly weather moved into record-setting territory this weekend, with Chicago experiencing one of the longest stretches of cool weather this early in the fall. According to the National Weather Service, Sept. 11, 12 and 13 were the earliest that the...
  • Jose Padilla sentenced to 21 years in terrorism case

    Jose Padilla sentenced to 21 years in terrorism case
    Jose Padilla, the Broward County man convicted of terrorism conspiracy and support charges, was re-sentenced Tuesday to 21 years in prison -- nearly four more years than his original punishment. Prosecutors had recommended a prison term of 30 years...
  • Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers

    Midway Airport adds yoga room, facility for nursing mothers
    In an effort to heighten its appeal to travelers, Chicago's Midway Airport has added a yoga room and a room for nursing mothers. The rooms, which were unveiled Monday morning, are in the airport's C concourse, a short walk from the Midway Boulevard food...
  • Temperatures to moderate in coming days

    September opened with six 80-degree days during the first week of the month. The summerlike weather has become a faded memory since temperatures crashed this past Thursday. Three consecutive days with highs in the 50s have brought the area a taste of late...
  • Plane Pull event to benefit Special Olympics

    Some people pour buckets of ice water over their heads for a good cause. Others drag a 180,000-pound airplane with a thick rope, tug-of-war style, for another worthy cause — to raise money for Special Olympics. The 6th Annual Plane Pull to benefit...
  • High temperature at O'Hare coolest for Sept. 11 since 1940

    High temperature at O'Hare coolest for Sept. 11 since 1940
    Chicago appears to have set a record for coldest high temperature for this date as autumn weather settles in for the next several days. Prior to today, the lowest high temperature recorded for Sept. 11 was 61 degrees in 1940. The forecast today had...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets

     American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets
    American Airlines will save nearly $1 million per year by switching to electronic manuals for flight attendants from paper ones, the first major carrier to do so, the airline said Wednesday. Flight attendants began accessing the manuals via tablet...