| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:55 PM
It's hip these days for everyone from world leaders to the Occupy Wall Street crowd to attack free-market, limited-government capitalism as wild and in need of control because it's supposedly the cause of the world economic collapse. This is a myth. It'...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:25 PM
LONDON — Every now and then Team USA women's basketball assistant coach Doug Bruno watches practice and his mind drifts.
Bruno, the longtime DePaul coach, sees U.S. teammates Candace Parker and Tamika Catchings and remembers when the former Ms....
| Aug 5, 2012
I have finally arrived in London for the second week of the Olympics! I've been watching all of the first week's competition on TV, and so I'm excited to now be in the middle of all the action. I was here in 2005 when London was awarded the 2012 games,...
| Aug 13, 2012
We watched the Closing Ceremonies at both the Switzerland House and a London pub. The locals loved it and the ceremonies became a British music singalong. It was a great atmosphere. Now I am back at Heathrow airport waiting for my flight home. It was...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Crew and passengers aboard an American Airlines flight from Chicago that made two unscheduled stops in Canada and Ireland will spend the night at a hotel and depart Wednesday for London, officials said.
Flight 98, a Boeing 777, left Chicago Monday...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 10:27 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A passenger jet bound for London was cancelled at LAX Saturday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, airport authorities said.
The threat against United Flight 934 was made from a pay phone about 6 p.m., sources...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Trains were stopped for an hour and a half on the Metra Electric District line on the South Side this morning while authorities investigated a suspicious package that turned out to be an empty suitcase, authorities said.
Two inbound trains, numbers 114...
| May 27, 2012
LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see.
Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:00 PM
After 52 years of serving fliers on American Airlines planes, Barbara Beckett is preparing to be grounded.
The Boynton Beach resident was scheduled to take her last trip as a flight attendant Monday from Miami International Airport to London Heathrow...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles.
So it was a shock when a group...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — In the jigsaw puzzle of airline routes, American Airlines and US Airways are two pieces that fit together almost perfectly.
Of the 50 busiest domestic routes, the two carriers compete directly on only one: Los Angeles to Phoenix,...