| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Heathrow Airport, London, 1979. Bleary-eyed from our all-night flight from Miami, my wife and I ushered our three young sons onto the London underground. The Piccadilly Line was poised for the dash into central London. My journal description of this...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Two days after the attacks in France, the U.S. State Department updated its worldwide caution, replacing the one issued in October.
Because of U.S. strikes against Islamic State, the State Department says "there is an increased likelihood of reprisal...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:47 AM
A British health care worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa has been transferred from Scotland to an isolation unit in London for special treatment.
The woman arrived at the Royal Free Hospital in north London on Tuesday. She was...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Scott Errico stands among South Florida's more colorful crime figures from the 1980s.
And now he's back in the spotlight, as a court examines his decades-old Broward double-murder convictions and unlikely bid for another trial at age 56.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If airports seem more crowded these days, they should. About 6.3 billion passengers passed through the world's airports in 2013, a 4.6% increase from the previous year, according to an Airports Council International report.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A Boeing Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday.
The landing at the Glasgow airport came after crew received an alert from the fire protection...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like the lead character she portrays in the widely anticipated movie version of "Gone Girl," Rosamund Pike fell off nearly everyone's radar.
At the tender age of 21, the British actress was cast as the sultry Miranda Frost, a sword-wielding vixen in...