| Jul 22, 2014
To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always generates a lot of ink and pixels, along with some controversy, but you can hardly escape it. And if you judge on the basis of the awards for North America, you may rethink your trust in the results.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:05 PM
MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:33 AM
(Reuters) - Factbox on 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Britain, who withdrew from the race on Wednesday:
Born: May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya
* Starts riding in a group led by former Kenyan professional David Kinjah in the highlands of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:13 AM
PARIS (Reuters) - Brief penpix of selected Tour de France contenders:
* Chris Froome (Britain, Team Sky, age 29) - also known as Froomey
* Best Tour performance: 1st (2013)
* Best other Grand Tour performances: 2nd (Vuelta 2011, Tour de France 2012)
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The market for "4-D" cinema is heating up in Southern California.
Torrance-based MediaMation Inc., known for its motion-effects technology used in theme parks such as Legoland, is venturing into the local exhibition business, with plans to open "4-D"...