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  • Disney's profit up slightly on networks, theme parks performance

    Walt Disney Co. reported a small increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks and theme parks. But gains in those areas were blunted by the performance of Disney's movie studio, which posted a 36%...
  • D23: Imagineer Tony Baxter on his decades shaping Disneyland design

     
    When a young Disney employee in the early 1970s by the name of Tony Baxter found his daily assignments to […]...
  • D23 Expo: Disney Fanfest Starts Off Strong with Animation Lineup

    Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger kicked off the D23 Expo on Friday with a simple but meaningful nod to Walt Disney: "Animation will always be the heart of Disney," he told thousands gathered inside the Anaheim Convention Center's arena, which can...
  • Going away with Tyler Florence

    Going away with Tyler Florence
    Tyler Florence is a chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, but he's probably best known for his on-air work. The 42-year-old television personality is the host of the Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race," which showcases teams of cooks traveling...
  • Shutdown is tripping up vacationers headed to national parks

    Shutdown is tripping up vacationers headed to national parks
    Washington's fiscal deadlock has closed the country's national parks for a third day in a row, forcing travel and tourism officials to find other ways to entertain frustrated vacationers. Visitors turned away from Yosemite National Park, for example,...
  • Feather trend takes off on flight of fancy

    Feather trend takes off on flight of fancy
    Every year, trends seem to fall straight from the sky into our homes. I mean that literally. You'll recall, several years back, the butterfly trend, soon joined by the dragonfly trend. The highly stylized winged insects appeared on everything from wall...
  • Ultra-cheap airfares of little use? Not for airlines

    Ultra-cheap airfares of little use? Not for airlines
    It might have seemed that some airlines had gone completely nuts over the last couple of weeks. Southwest Airlines recently ran television ads that touted $69 fares, followed by promotions from Virgin America for fares starting at $59. Not to be...
  • LAX shooting: Thousands of frustrated passengers stranded

    In the aftermath of a shooting at LAX on Friday that left one Transportation Security Administration dead and three others wounded, stranded air travelers were trying to make new plans or find their way home. The roads are blocked off near the...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
  • 'Iron Man' To Take Up Residence at Hong Kong Disneyland

    BUSAN -- Already hugely popular in Asia, "Iron Man" is to become the newest attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland. The attraction starts with the progression of Tony Stark's suit and his other technologies. The anchor of the attraction is the Iron Man...
  • Letters: Politics before country

    Letters: Politics before country
    Re "Federal budget talks make little progress," Oct. 14 There's one obvious fact that no one appears to be acknowledging: If a Republican were president, none of this dangerous nonsense would be happening. Under a Republican administration, no GOP...