| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the merits of its $925 million resort next to the Capital Beltway trump the others.
Its ace in the hole is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads.
"As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:58 AM
An annual survey of airline food gave Virgin America the top spot with the "healthiest" food choices in the sky, with Air Canada a close second and Alaska Air not too far behind.
The 2012 Airline Food Survey conducted by the website DietDetective.com...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Despite being one of the most active on record, the 2012 hurricane season lacked power -- Superstorm Sandy notwithstanding -- making it a "highly unusual year", according to one storm forecaster.
The season officially ends Friday, and some...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Eating a meal at the airport just got a little more tasty - and perhaps, a bit more healthy.
In an effort to bring travelers more affordable and nutritional options, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has recently added two...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Security officers on Friday confiscated a stun gun from a passenger's carry-on baggage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, the second such incident in less than a week, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday.
Lanesha Riona Williams, 20,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor?
Internationally known for his role as...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Winter skiing, springtime on the links, summer sailing and autumn leaf-peeping — the weather forecast is the driving force behind the planning of many vacations.
But when it comes to predicting the weather, WBAL meteorologist Tony Pann takes it all...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Southwest Airlines' fliers may be starting to feel fee-bitten.
The airline that prides itself on flying in the face of the baggage fee trend has come up with another way to come between you and your wallet.
Southwest, the largest carrier at BWI-Marshall...
| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...