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  • Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-affected countries

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaica announced an immediate travel ban on Thursday on foreigners who have traveled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. A government statement said the ban covered "certain persons traveling...
  • U.S. assessing on 'day-to-day' basis possible Ebola travel ban: FAA chief

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is assessing on a day-to-day basis whether to issue a ban on travel from West Africa due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus, Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta said on Thursday. "We are all...
  • Obama says considering appointing an Ebola 'czar' to lead U.S. effort

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is considering appointing an Ebola "czar" as the lead U.S. coordinator in the effort to contain the virus and that he remains opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa. Obama met in...
  • Ebola scare: Flight attendants and pilots seek better protections

    Ebola scare: Flight attendants and pilots seek better protections
    The United States' largest unions for flight attendants and pilots on Thursday called on airlines and federal agencies to step up efforts to protect airline passengers and crew members from the potential spread of Ebola. In separate statements, the...
  • Obama says he might consider appointing 'czar' to oversee Ebola fight

    President Obama said Thursday evening that he may consider imposing a ban on travel to Ebola outbreak areas and appointing an Ebola “czar,” but that for now he is focused on screening travelers for the disease. Obama said he is worried a...
  • Harris joins GOP in calling for travel ban

    Harris joins GOP in calling for travel ban
    Republican Rep. Andy Harris, the only doctor in Maryland's congressional delegation, called Thursday for the Obama administration to impose "some level of travel ban" to limit the spread of Ebola. "The administration should impose some level of travel...
  • Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals

    Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals
    It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
  • From little films, big laughs grow

    From little films, big laughs grow
    It's taken a few years for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival to find its footing. Back for its fourth year this weekend, the lineup is noticeably stronger. As always, the focus is on small indie comedies. I got a look at three. 'The Yank' (8 p.m....
  • Pen & Quill satisfies with quirky sophistication

    Pen & Quill satisfies with quirky sophistication
    As fall's cold air settles in, weekend nights tend to require more planning. Some stick to buttoned-up bar-hopping, while others scroll through Netflix at home in sweatpants. Both work depending on the whim. For those looking to the split the...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Mexico: Just a month after Hurricane Odile smashed the popular resort area of Los Cabos, officials reported that at least 15 hotels have reopened, and many commercial flights have resumed. Though some hotels suffered major damage and will not reopen until...
  • Epcot: Narrators, including a 'Frozen' one, added to Candlelight Processional

    Epcot: Narrators, including a 'Frozen' one, added to Candlelight Processional
    A voice from "Frozen" will be part of the 2014 Candlelight Processional event at Epcot. Actor Jonathan Groff, who played Kristoff in the animated blockbuster, will join the mass choir and live orchestra for a telling of the Christmas story at the...