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  • Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

    Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
    Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...
  • After monthlong search, Silicon Valley exec's plane found in Idaho

    More than a month after a plane carrying a Silicon Valley executive and his family in central Idaho went missing, police officials said it has been found with no survivors. The single-engine plane was registered to Dale Smith, a 51-year-old pilot and...
  • Throwback Thursday: 9 vintage Disneyland photos

    Throwback Thursday: 9 vintage Disneyland photos
    In 1964, Jong Sook Kim visited Disneyland. It was no ordinary trip for the 14-year-old. Doctors once thought she would never see again, but after she traveled from her native South Korea to San Francisco for surgery, her sight was restored -- and she...
  • Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks

    Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks
    One of the most innovative additions to Central Florida's theme parks this year uses a decidedly old-fashioned form of transportation: the train. Trains have been a theme-park staple since the original Disneyland opened in 1955, with the steam-powered,...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise

    United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise
    United Continental Holdings, the Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it turned a profit of $1.1 billion in 2013, an 84 percent increase over the previous year, helped by strong fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street...
  • Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park

    Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry-ice bombs outside Toontown must stay away from the amusement park as part of his plea agreement. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach pleaded guilty Monday to planting two water bottles filled with...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Airlines are giving passengers some love

    Airlines are giving passengers some love
    Air travelers have endured a lot of grief from the airlines the last few years, thanks to ever-shrinking seats and a proliferation of passenger fees, among other changes. But fliers are finally getting some love in return. American Airlines passengers...
  • Boeing families in Seattle area feel spurned over 777X project

    MILL CREEK, Wash. — Shannon Ryker is a third-generation employee of aerospace giant Boeing Co. She followed her grandfather into the huge plant in nearby Everett. And her father. And her Uncle Bob. Her youngest sister worked at Boeing until she...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...