| Jan 13, 2015
International travelers this year can expect to see some reductions in the usual red tape and general hassles. Some important gains are already in place, and others are coming.
Preclearance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced last year that...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 8:50 AM
The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday.
A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow.
Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday.
The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Mince pies, Christmas crackers, all those "Keep Calm and Jingle On" T-shirts — and now television.
This year, Americans can celebrate a very British Christmas without leaving their homes, much less braving Heathrow at the holidays.
In the U.S.,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A computer failure caused widespread disruptions in airline service around London on Friday, grounding flights and stranding passengers at one of the busiest times of the week.
Britain’s air traffic control service confirmed a “technical...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Name: Trakdot Luggage
What it is: A luggage-tracking device with artificial intelligence that combines microelectronics, accelerometer technology and GSM cellular connectivity for tracking and reporting its position whether it's in a car, a parked...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- "Big Bang Theory" star Kunal Nayyar has joined the cast of "A Bollywoof Tale," which has been boarded by U.K. distributor Icon Film Distribution.
The pic is to be directed by "Racing Stripes" and "Underdog" director Frederik Du Chau....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If there's one thing CBS' "Undercover Boss" proves after five seasons, it's that the disjointed relationship between employer and employee is universal.
After nearly 80 episodes of dirty jobs, bad wigs and big reveals in the United States alone, the...