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Column | Sep 23, 2014Cheers to the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General, which started an "audit" of airline frequent flyer programs. The primary focus, apparently at the urging of Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), is whether airlines are providing adequate disclosure of costs associated with supposedly "free" award travel, specifically including fuel surcharges. Those fuel and other "airline mandated" surcharges added to award trips aren't just a minor annoyance; they're a big scam: On a recent quote for a trip to London, they amounted to almost $1,000.
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WASHINGTON After an intruder managed to get inside the White House on Sept. 19, members of Congress are seeking answers from Secret Service Director Julia Pierson. The agency has indicated it is conducting a review following the arrest of Iraq war...
Story | Sep 22, 2014 | 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators on Monday not to end the ban on making mobile phone calls on commercial airline flights. The lawmakers' letter highlighted concerns that a proposed Federal...