| 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 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Question: I'm going to Europe this summer. I will buy a Eurail pass, so I don't care what major city I land in. I just want the cheapest fare. But some search engines allow you to see only one city at a time. I have now filled out five different city...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The man authorities cite as the nation’s first confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and dozens of hospital workers who first came into contact with him are being isolated from the general public, an effort by officials and public...