| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Palm Springs Film Festival announced its juried awards winners Saturday, with the audience award to be announced Sunday.The FIPRESCI critics' prize went to Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown," while the FIPRESCI actor prize went to Mads...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MEXICO CITY — Federal authorities rushed Monday to head off a mini-civil war in the "hot land" of Mexico's Michoacan state, urging rural vigilantes to lay down their arms and go home rather than attempt to seize a city of 90,000 that has become a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Authorities are warning travelers to stay away from the northbound 405 Freeway over next month's long Presidents Day weekend, when the roadway will be partially closed while construction crews pave the route's new carpool lanes through the Sepulveda Pass....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Anita L. DeFrantz has her bags packed for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia — but heck, she's had her bags packed for athletic events around the world for the last 40 years, as a competitor and as a member of the International Olympic Committee...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Want to find "where the hipsters hang out" in a city you’re traveling to? Homesick and want to video chat with up to nine people at once? There's an app for all that.
In fact, many apps that can be resources for travelers in their everyday needs,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month.
"The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:30 AM
As you're planning your summer travels, you may be in for sticker shock: Airfares on some routes are higher than they were four or five years ago. Here are some tips for making your airfare dollars go farther.
-- There's no magic time to buy an airfare....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Risks and warnings
The State Department continues to warn U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine and all travel to the Crimean Peninsula and eastern areas of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lugansk due to tensions in the region. The U.S....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Airlines will never win a prize for sensitivity to customers' problems. They typically won't budge on change fees and ticketing costs.
But you'd think that even the most hard-hearted carrier would acknowledge that, all things considered, this isn't...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Even before the disappearance of its Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines faced financial turbulence and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Asia.
Still, airline experts say Malaysia's flagship carrier could survive the economic blow of the disaster by...