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  • Robert Plant, Richard Branson deny Led Zeppelin reunion rumor

    Robert Plant, Richard Branson deny Led Zeppelin reunion rumor
    Robert Plant and Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson have gone public separately to disavow media reports circulating this week that Branson had offered Led Zeppelin’s surviving members anywhere from $400 million to $750 million to reunite,...
  • Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat

    Pilot in Virgin Galactic crash thrown from plane while strapped in seat
    The pilot who survived the Virgin Galactic crash in the Mojave Desert last month was thrown from SpaceShipTwo still strapped in his seat as the plane broke apart in midair, federal investigators reported. Pilot Peter Siebold told investigators that he...
  • Virgin Cruises to set up shop in South Florida

    Virgin Cruises to set up shop in South Florida
    The Virgin Group is forming a new cruise line to be based in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami area. Virgin Cruises plans to design and construct two new world class cruise ships, but the outfit did not disclose when it plans to start operating, citing...
  • Virgin America prices IPO at $23 a share

    Virgin America said its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares was priced at $23 apiece, raising about $306 million. The offering values the Burlingame, Calif., airline at about $994 million and was priced near the top of the expected range of...
  • Virgin Galactic CEO vows to continue space tourism venture

    Virgin Galactic CEO vows to continue space tourism venture
    Virgin Galactic’s chief executive told a Culver City crowd Thursday night that the company would continue its quest to send tourists to space despitethe fatal crash of its SpaceShipTwo two weeks ago. “We have a new spaceship that’s...
  • Margot Robbie, Brenton Thwaites Feted at Australians in Film Gala

    As the sun began to set behind the Santa Monica pier, the evening was just getting started at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows Resort where Aussie thesps showed their support at the third annual Australians in Film awards and benefit gala dinner...
  • A new twist: Bring-your-parents-to-work day

    When David Henderson was 10 years old, he spent a day with his mother at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in northern California, getting a close-up view of her work as an information technology specialist. Twenty years later, the tables have...
  • Low-fare airlines to Europe next Summer: Early look

    Low-fare airlines to Europe next Summer: Early look
    "Fly to London for $99!" You probably saw those excited press reports about spectacularly low fares WOW Air hyped for its new flights starting next March. By now, those ultra-low fare seats have probably sold out, but the line will still have some...
  • Beneath Nik Wallenda's Tightrope, Discovery and NBC News Face Balancing Act

    Nik Wallenda isn't the only person who will have to totter precariously on a tightrope this Sunday. As the daredevil attempts two different high-wire challenges over Chicago this weekend, his efforts will be televised by Discovery Channel. But the task...
  • Virgin America shares soar on first day of trading

    Virgin America shares soar on first day of trading
    Virgin America Inc. shares soared in their first day of trading Friday as investors flocked to the airline's strategy of combining low-cost fares with hipster cachet. Priced at $23 each, shares in the Burlingame, Calif.-based airline, backed by...
  • Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

    Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied
    Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying cargo and equipment bound for the International Space Station. The 14-story...