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  • Top world stories of 2014

    Islamic State: An offshoot of al-Qaida — first known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and finally, the Islamic State — strung together military victories against Syrian government forces, Syrian rebel groups and Iraqi government...
  • American to hire 250 at O'Hare as it revamps schedule

    American to hire 250 at O'Hare as it revamps schedule
    American Airlines will hire an additional 250 people as it revamps its flight schedule at O'Hare International Airport in the spring to group flights closer together, according to a company memo distributed Thursday. The so-called "rebanking" of O'...
  • Uber alles: The cold-hearted capitalism behind ride-sharing

    Uber alles: The cold-hearted capitalism behind ride-sharing
    Amid the panic and confusion surrounding the recent hostage-taking in Sydney, Uber -- the hipster taxi service that insists it’s not a taxi service -- did the unconscionable: It raised the price of getting a lift out of the danger zone. But it...
  • FedEx, UPS confront busiest holiday season on record

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The next week will be a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections to deliver many much-anticipated Christmas gifts. And there is no room...
  • Interest in Cuba travel jumps as industry awaits fine print

    MIAMI Is Cuba about to become the next tourist hot spot? Not immediately, say travel industry experts though tour groups that operate legally in the country report spikes in interest following President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that the U.S....
  • Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas

    Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas
    Orange County travelers will have more options to fly to Austin, Texas, next summer. An added bonus: Fliers who book by Monday can take advantage of low introductory airfares on the new service. Southwest Airlines plans to start daily nonstop flights...
  • 2014 in review: Des Plaines and Park Ridge

    2014 in review: Des Plaines and Park Ridge
    In the near northwest suburbs this past year, opposition to a proposed gun shop pitted a community group against a village board, the sudden death of a young alderman left many in mourning and one community continued calls for further study on the effects...
  • Ian Coss' Label Fashion People Records Takes Shape In Amherst

    Ian Coss' Label Fashion People Records Takes Shape In Amherst
    An overactive imagination won't get you far in certain occupations (air traffic controller, say), but it's helpful if you're a musician. Songwriter Ian Coss, 26, lived in East Asia for two years and returned home to Boston full of ideas, which he...
  • American Airlines-US Airways is still a work in progress

    American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker says "significant progress" has been made since US Airways and American merged to create the world's largest airline one year ago Tuesday. Ticket counters, operations, and airport lounges have been combined...
  • University of Maryland drone test site open for business

    University of Maryland drone test site open for business
    The pickup truck speeds down the runway of the airfield here on the Eastern Shore, a small, unmanned aircraft in its payload. And then the aircraft takes flight, banking over the heads of the spectators. After years of planning, the University of...
  • When Pigs Fly: Laws Governing Emotional Support Animals Are Murky, Obscure

    When Pigs Fly: Laws Governing Emotional Support Animals Are Murky, Obscure
    Can you bring a llama onto an airplane if it helps relieve your anxiety? What about a monkey or even a miniature horse? The questions are not as far-fetched as they sound and were recently in the national spotlight when a woman was booted off a US...