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  • Cruising the northern seas

    Cruising the northern seas
    Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
  • How to stretch your vacation dollar

    How to stretch your vacation dollar
    The affordable vacation is becoming more and more rare. Rising fuel costs have made air and automotive travel considerably more expensive, hamstringing many would-be travelers' budgets before they even begin their search for a hotel or private rental....
  • In wake of Blue Line crash, feds want agencies to test trains

    In wake of Blue Line crash, feds want agencies to test trains
    The investigation into the CTA train wreck in March at the O’Hare station prompted a federal alert Thursday to all U.S. rail transit systems to conduct tests ensuring adequate stopping distance of trains in emergency-braking situations. The...
  • Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides

    Feds to conduct safety assessment after 'scary' Metra rides
    The nation’s top railroad official has ordered an investigation of Metra after three incidents over a 10-day span — two in which engineers allegedly were speeding and a third involving a train that reportedly blew through a red stop signal....
  • Tracy Morgan injured in car crash told to 'stay strong'

    Tracy Morgan injured in car crash told to 'stay strong'
    Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, best known for his roles on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," was badly injured early Saturday when the limo bus he was riding in overturned in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that killed another comic. Morgan,...
  • Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles

    Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles
    A small plane smashed into a field near Paso Robles Saturday killing the pilot and his passenger. Soon after the Piper Cub single-engine plane took off around 10 a.m., witnesses watched it veer to the right, spiral and then barrel into the ground,...
  • Actor Tracy Morgan critical but 'more responsive' after crash

    Actor Tracy Morgan critical but 'more responsive' after crash
    Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition in hospital but was more responsive a day after he was badly hurt in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said on Sunday. Morgan, who gained fame as a member of the "Saturday Night Live"...
  • Truck driver in crash that injured Tracy Morgan surrenders, posts bail

    Truck driver in crash that injured Tracy Morgan surrenders, posts bail
    The truck driver charged in the New Jersey Turnpike car wreck that killed one person and critically injured three others, including actor Tracy Morgan, has turned himself in, police said Sunday. Kevin Roper, 35, surrendered Saturday night and was...
  • Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash

    Tracy Morgan responsive but still critical after crash
    NEW BRUNSWICK - Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition in hospital but was more responsive a day after he was badly hurt in a deadly New Jersey highway crash, his spokesman said on Sunday. Morgan, who gained fame as a member of the...
  • United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program

    United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program
    United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers. The decision, announced Tuesday,...
  • 2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida

    2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida
    Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart. One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....