Flight cancellations are already under way in anticipation of hurricane Irene. Here's what to do if flight cancellations affect your travel plans.
This undated artist's rendition shows the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2), an unmanned, rocket-launched, maneuverable aircraft that glides through the Earth’s atmosphere at Mach 20 (approximately 13,000 miles per hour), designed by the military research group DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
Children from a school close to former South African President Nelson Mandela's house sing and dance to traditional drum beat as they celebrate his birth day in Qunu, South Africa, July 18, 2012. Across the country, and even abroad, people are doing good deeds to honor the country's most famous statesman on his 94th birthday.
Carmageddon – warnings about traffic mayhem when Los Angeles had to close I-405 for a weekend – turns out to have been not such a big deal. Most Angelenos just stayed home.
“Carmageddon” is upon us! The 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile segment of the 405 freeway, Los Angeles’s busiest traffic corridor, began at 7 p.m., Friday evening. For months, bulb-lit billboards have warned the city of severe traffic delays, while newspapers and TV stations ask whether apocalyptic congestion will keep 500,000 travelers from getting where they need to go for nearly three days. How are Los Angelenos coping? Here are five ways:
JFK turtles crossed a busy runway at the New York City airport to get to nearby beaches, where they could lay eggs. The JFK turtles are of the diamondback terrapin type.
Airline baby ban extends to first class cabins on Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus 380 and Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Traveler complaints about crying babies led to the airline baby ban.
Imran Khan was one of cricket's best ever all-rounders, captaining Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup. He founded the political party Movement for Justice and was a member of the National Assembly from November 2002 to October 2007, when he resigned and was put under house arrest by then-President Pervez Musharraf.
"Soar with Reading" offers in-flight packages to entertain young travelers with reading games.
Southwest Airlines is letting travelers go from, say, Seattle to Boise or Albany to Baltimore for $40. Some experts say the move by Southwest Airlines could spark a fare war in the industry.