| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii is raising questions about security at San Jose’s Mineta international airport.
Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa Clara hopping a fence at the San Jose airport...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Some medical experts said that the teenage stowaway who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet is lucky to be alive.
The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed the fence on Sunday morning and crawled into the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
San Jose International Airport said it is reviewing how a teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii managed to get on the airport's runway without being detected by security.
Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained to me his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. "When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson was barred from boarding an LAX-bound plane at London's Heathrow airport over the weekend and it's still unclear why.
Lawson, one of the stars of the reality cooking show "The Taste," had admitted to using cocaine many...
| Mar 25, 2014
Don't be apprehensive about navigating public transit just because you're overseas. Transit systems in much of the world, especially in popular destinations, are at least as good as those at home and often better, and most include stops to the main...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Boeing Co. has notified airlines that a change in a supplier’s manufacturing process may have resulted in hairline cracks on the wings of about 40 of its yet-to-be-delivered 787 Dreamliners.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. told...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Like bacteria, big data are lurking in the stomachs of cows. Some farmers are using sensors and software to analyze it and predict when a cow is getting ill.
Just like customers, cows do not always speak out when something is wrong. But companies can...
| Jun 5, 2014
Insanely derivative, frenetically enjoyable, "Edge of Tomorrow" takes gaming to a new level of big-screen indulgence, sending Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt through the same alien-invasion scenario over and over until they learn how to win, put down the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Continuing his prodigious run of duosyllabic, Euro-financed action movies, Liam Neeson is back with a gun in his hand and a weary grimace on his long Irish mug in "Non-Stop," a sometimes inspired, mostly serviceable doomed-airliner thriller that...