| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:25 AM
A Minnesota woman who caused a health scare aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit -- causing the plane to be kept on the tarmac at Midway International Airport Thursday for three hours -- says it was all a misunderstanding over bug bites.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:45 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — If you're going to Augusta in early April to follow the master golfers around the Masters golf course, then you'll want to check out some of the master chefs at the city's restaurants.
From true Southern cooking to true soul food...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Dear Travel Diva: I'm going to hold my baby on my lap on a flight between Detroit and New York. Do I need to tell the airline ahead of time?
—Mommy and Me
Dear Mommy: No, but I would call and let them know anyway. Here's the reason: A traveler...
| Jul 10, 2011
If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:54 AM
Howie Rappaport is a frequent flier who blogs for the Frugal Travel Guy, and Daraius Dubash runs the blog Million Mile Secrets. Both have great tips for scoring freebies. Here are few:
Make the most of mileage: Adding extra legs to a planned trip is...
| Aug 9, 2011
When, exactly, did flight attendants stop caring about us?
I ask for two reasons: First, because of the luscious new trailers for the upcoming TV show "Pan Am," which depicts svelte young stewardesses -- yes, that's what they were called back then --...
| Jul 27, 2011
I might owe the Transportation Security Administration an apology.
But first, the background: in June, the International Air Transport Association unveiled its security "checkpoint of the future." In this space I wrote about its alluring, virtually...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A key figure in the ongoing corruption scandal at the Los Angeles County assessor's office said he gave cash and perks worth thousands of dollars to two USC athletes while they were still in school, actions that could violate college sports rules.
| May 9, 2011
| 8:01 AM
One passenger was wrestled down on a flight headed for Chicago on Sunday afternoon as he tried to open the plane's door in flight, and a second unruly passenger who rushed the cockpit on a flight out of Chicago was subdued as the plane approached San...
| Jun 1, 2011
As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others.
Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
| Dec 4, 2011
Media coverage, myths and pop culture — whatever the reason, operators of animal shelters in Burbank and Pasadena say pit bulls and Chihuahuas continue to dominate as the pets most commonly abandoned.
The trend hasn’t let up for several...