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United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

The memo,...

Pacific Coast Highway Set To Reopen

The stretch of highway from Yerba Buena Road to Las Posas Road has been closed for the last 3 months due to extensive damage from rain storms, debris slides and high surf.

Delta planes at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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Atlanta airport steps up worker security

The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.

Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfiel...

Roman headstone in England

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Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.

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Luxury getaways for (much) younger travelers

Get used to hearing babies crying in First Class or seeing toddlers at the check-in desk at high-end hotels.


You want the best flight deal? Google it

Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.

China shopper tourism

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America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers

New waves of Chinese tourists will soon hit U.S. shores and big retailers are poised to cash in.

These high-spending travelers make most of their trips in Asia, but the U.S. is gaining popularity fast.

HSBC expects Chinese tourists will drive sales o...


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Stunning turnaround: Qantas profitable again

Emerging just a year after perhaps the bleakest financial period in its history, Qantas has rebounded in dramatic fashion.

On Thursday, Australia's national carrier announced an after-tax interim profit of A$206 million (US$161 million) for the second...

United Airlines

United Airlines issues warning to pilots

United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.

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Southwest gets OK to fly, despite missed checks

Southwest Airlines missed required inspections on 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, leading to the cancellation of dozens of flights this week.

The Federal Aviation Administration has said the airline can keep flying the planes for up to five days while...



Remote Antarctica is red-hot

Imagine a resort with no running water, phone or Internet signal and an average winter temperature of 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Disney Dream cruise ship


Cruisers' choice: Best cruise ships of 2015

While Disneyland has long been known as the "happiest place on Earth," Disney's cruise ships sound like they're also pretty cheerful spots to vacation.

Automotive Headlines


Takata hit with fine over exploding airbag probe

Airbag maker Takata is being fined $14,000 a day for failing to cooperate with a…

Apple store

The Apple car: What we know

Apple hasn't admitted publicly that it wants to get into the auto industry. But…

auto insurance agent with tiny car in hands

Senator asks DOJ to investigate car insurance

A U.S. senator is urging the Justice Department to investigate insurance companies…

Rolls-Royce plant

Rolls-Royce is making an SUV

The list of automakers that would never, ever make an SUV has shrunk even…

European car sales recovery picks up pace

Europe's auto sector keeps gaining momentum.


Geico accused of discriminating against low-income drivers

While the Geico gecko has been busy charming us in his commercials, the company has…

Gas Price Headlines

OPEC ministers

Saudis won't back emergency OPEC meeting

Saudi Arabia won't agree to hold an emergency OPEC meeting despite the pain being…

Robot Impersonator Amran

In a hurry? Let robot valet park your car

Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like…

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U.S. takes $35 billion hit from falling oil

With gas prices plunging, you're probably happier every time you pull up to a pump…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

Pumping gas

Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

An Illinois gas station caused traffic jams over the weekend when it accidentally…

Traffic Headlines


Soggy Underpass Gets More CalTrans Work to Help Commuters

A soggy street in Santa Barbara is getting another repair job. CalTrans is hoping…

Two Vehicles Collide After Running Red Light in Santa Maria, One Flown to Cottage Hospital

A woman is in critical condition after police say a vehicle ran a red light and…

child hit by car in sb

Boy Suffers Broken Leg After Being Hit By Car

A child was hit by a car while crossing a busy street Monday.

Amtrak strikes person

Amtrak Train Hits One Woman

Two women walking on the tracks when a train approached them. One jumped off the…

Santa Barbara City College Opens New Bike Shop

Santa Barbara City College will open a new “do it yourself” bike shop on Monday.

Police Warn of Street Racing Dangers

Street Racing is still an issue in Santa Maria

Weather Headlines


Strong Winds Topple Large Tree

A large tree was knocked down just after 4 p.m. Friday on the 400 block of East…

Frosty window

South gets hit with another winter storm

A little more than a year ago, it quickly became frustratingly obvious that…


Winter touches Atlanta, clobbers areas north

This is a tale of two storms.

The one that (kind of) hit Atlanta and the one that hit…

Chicago cold

South braces for snow, sleet -- and ice

A few weeks ago, metro Atlanta residents gleefully noted that a Georgia groundhog,…

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Sub-zero wind chills to grip much of US

For much of the U.S., stepping into a walk-in freezer will be a lot more comfortable…

Most of Niagara Falls freezes

Winter weather claims dozens of victims

At least 23 people have died this week in the United States due to winter weather,…

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