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  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue

    Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue
    If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you. After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
  • Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy

    Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy
    South Florida businesses have become more upbeat about the economy this summer and are "very optimistic for  the remainder of the year," according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank. "Overall, as 2014 progresses, business contacts continue...
  • Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families

    Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation.  Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • Greece by small ship

    Greece by small ship
    An image of island hopping and booze-fueled partying with jet-setters might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cruising around Greece, but think again. You can cruise the birthplace of Western civilization in a bit more thoughtful...
  • Travelers should avoid Lesotho and Eritrea, State Department says

    Among the State Department's recent warnings and alerts: Lesotho: It has advised U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Lesotho because of the "security situation." Last month, an attempted coup in Lesotho, which is enveloped by South Africa and...
  • Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting

    Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown Baltimore, police and hospital officials said. Surgical-support technician Brandon Finney, 25, and Christopher Camphor, 20, were both killed in the 400...
  • Four travel-related reasons to upgrade your iPhone to the new iOS 8

    If you have an iPhone and have been debating whether or not to upgrade your software to iOS 8 now or later after reading early reviews focused on frustrating download times and memory demands, I can assure you that there are some travel-related perks to...
  • Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong

    Toddler's defecating riles residents of mainland China and Hong Kong
    Of all the weighty issues about self-rule and democracy confronting China and Hong Kong, the former British colony that reverted to mainland control in 1997, who could have imagined it would come to this? A 2-year-old boy defecating on a Hong Kong...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...