| Dec 10, 2013
Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst.
But there's actually a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush.
Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:45 AM
More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening.
Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A former baggage handler for Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles International Airport was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison for his part in a cross-country drug ring that used an employee entrance to sneak heroin and cocaine into checked luggage. ...
| Nov 27, 2013
"Hearst Ranch: Family, Land and Legacy"
You can see it perched high on a hill, palm trees swaying over its red-tiled roof. Hearst Castle has been a favorite tourist spot since newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's Hearst Corp....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:46 PM
On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:46 PM
In response to a security threat, the FBI was questioning passengers of a Delta Air Lines flight from Detroit after it landed in Denver on Friday afternoon, airport officials said.
The plane, a 737, landed without incident in Denver and was moved to a...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight questioned by the FBI after a possible security threat were allowed to continue their journeys Friday night after authorities determined there was no real danger to the aircraft.
“We currently do not...