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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%...
  • 2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list

    2013 Fall Movie Preview complete list
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world

    What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world
    This past Wednesday I received an email from my professional organization — the American Physical Society — with the subject line: "Urgent Helium Alert." The message called on me to contact Congress immediately to urge them to act on helium...
  • The rich can still skip Disneyland lines. Just pay Disney.

    The rich can still skip Disneyland lines. Just pay Disney.
    Now that we’ve all had a chance to be shocked by the dirty rich rats who hire a special tour guide so they can get onto the most popular Disney rides without waiting in a long line, let’s remember that the rich already had this ability,...
  • Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week

    Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week
    If demand for air travel continues rising at its current pace, many of the nation’s biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is...
  • Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says

    Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says
    If air travel demand continues at its current pace, many of the nation's biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is the warning...
  • 10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway

    10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • Ending the squeeze for airline seats

    If indulging in Thanksgiving's excesses of food and drink has ever made you fret about fitting into the plane seat for the return trip home, a British company wants to put you at ease. Design company Seymourpowell believes it has solved the common...
  • Airlines roll out the 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...
  • Storm on collision course with East Coast; travel could get hairy

    [Updated, 11:47 a.m. PST Nov. 25: The National Weather Service said Monday that a storm system was still on course to slam the East Coast and harry travelers, starting as soon as Tuesday. “Given the recent very cold weather, the onset of the...