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  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say

    Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say
    NEW YORK — The caller who reported a gas smell minutes before a deadly explosion that destroyed two Manhattan buildings had noticed the same odor the night before but did not report it at the time, officials said Thursday, indicating the catastrophe...
  • Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show

    Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show
    NEW YORK--Soil tests done in the hours immediately following a building explosion in Manhattan showed high concentrations of natural gas, indicating that there had been a leak going on for some time before the fatal blast, investigators said Friday....
  • Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident

    Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident
    As federal authorities investigate the hard landing of a US Airways jet in Philadelphia that was supposed to fly to Fort Lauderdale, some of the 149 passengers who evacuated the flight described their frightening experiences Friday. From a window seat...
  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...
  • Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex

    Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex
    Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex. The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state...
  • Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?

    Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?
    Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs. Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces. Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • Summer vacation prices are driven higher by surging demand

    Angelica Lopez went to great lengths to save a few bucks on a planned seven-day cruise to the Virgin Islands this month. The West Covina resident joined with 32 other people to get a group discount on the cruise. She then booked a cheap flight to the...
  • Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash

    Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, was among seven people killed when a private jet caught fire and crashed as it tried to take off near Boston, the newspaper said Sunday. Katz, 72, also co-owned Philadelphia's Daily News...
  • Jet carrying Philadelphia Inquirer owner crashed after failed takeoff

    A small jet carrying media mogul Lewis Katz and six others appeared to not make it off the ground as it tried to take off from a Massachusetts airport and instead veered off the runway, hit an antenna and a fence and crashed into a gully, investigators...