| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:31 AM
To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II?
Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
| Jul 15, 2014
If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:40 PM
A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk.
Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress.
In a blow to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Frontier Airlines pilot Gerhard Bradner made a not-so-split-second decision after his diverted plane full of passengers sat grounded on the runway in Cheyenne, Wyo., because of bad weather. When food on board ran out, he made the tough call -- to Domino's...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials.
Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:18 PM
With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector.
Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Would you buy a bargain-priced airline ticket, but the catch was you had to stand for the entire flight?
A new university study says the idea of standing-only sections on planes is no joke.
An airline that removes seats can fit about 20% more...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Southwest Airlines faces a $12 million government fine due to improper repairs on its aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday.
The $12 million fine is the second-largest ever proposed by the FAA, according to an FAA spokesman. The...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
If only the Hound had been there, this weekend's airline situation would have been very different for "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams.
The 17-year-old, who plays Arya Stark in the popular HBO series, blasted British Airways on Saturday after...