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Marijuana guns confiscated JFK

TSA: Woman arrested at JFK with contraband

When do boxes of baby wipes and laundry tablets get you in trouble? When they're stuffed with marijuana, ammunition and .40 caliber handguns.

Riding London's murder mystery express

Courtesy Kate Whitehead

Riding the murder mystery express

It's only as I'm inviting my friend to lunch that I realize the prospect might not sound that appetizing. "There will be a murder," I say. "Someone will die."

Bangkok, Thailand blurb


World's best nightlife cities

Not everyone gets it. But for some of us, travel is best expressed through celebration.

American Airlines

American Airlines

2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated technical issues. The passenger jets landed within two minutes of each other.

Fes, Morocco


Fes: A time traveler's delight

Fes is Morocco's oldest city, and in many ways, it feels like a window on history.

Santa Barbara Cruise Ships

Cruise Ships Return and Santa Barbara Economy Gets a Fall Boost

The arrival of the Crown Princess cruise ship off Stearns Wharf has been a welcome sign for Santa Barbara.  It will give the local economy a boost going into the fall months.

JetBlue side of plane

Lucas Jackson / Reuters

JetBlue flight makes scary emergency landing

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on life, as they exited a JetBlue flight Thursday via inflatable chutes.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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And the world's busiest airport is ...

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world.

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Alaska Airlines

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile left airports unable to reopen.

Hurricane Odile, Cabo San Lucas damage

Nick Parker/CNN

Ventura Friends Stranded By Hurricane Trying to Get Home

Craig Mason of Los Osos hadn't heard from his brother for days when he finally received a text Wednesday. He thought his brother was fishing with friends in Baja California when he learned that Hurricane Odile had wreaked havoc in the Mexican resort.

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz at 2010 Cannes

Yves Herman/Reuters

Are these the world's sexiest accents?

It's estimated that there are nearly 7,000 languages on earth. That's nearly 7,000 different ways to traipse clumsily through the English language -- or to sex it up like an old Justin Timberlake song.

Luxurious jets

Courtesy: Etihad

The ultimate first-class perks

We've broken down the top first-class perks to see which carriers offer the best value.

Automotive Headlines


21 deaths now tied to GM defect

At least 21 people have died due to a serious flaw in General Motors cars that went…

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler recalls more than 230,000 SUVs

Chrysler is recalling more than 230,000 Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees…

2014 Chevy Impala

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

On Saturday, the automaker…

2015 Ford Mustang

2015 Mustang: Ford's pony has new tricks

The 2015 Ford Mustang has just stolen my heart.

Audi self-driving car

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

California, a state synonymous for cars, has issued its first approvals to test…

GM, General Motors

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

Federal safety regulators should have known that General Motors cars with a flawed…

Gas Price Headlines

Pumping gas

America's cheapest gas is in this town

You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

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

Gas pump

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…

Robotic gas pumps

Company creates robotic gas pumps

If you don`t like getting out of your car to pump gas, then the future looks bright…


Sharing cars can save money, earth

If you don't drive often, the expense of owning a car seems silly. In some cities,…

Traffic Headlines


Man Dies Crossing Oxnard Intersection After Being Hit By Car

A fatal collision between a car and a pedestrian happened just after 7 a.m. between…

Black Bear Killed on San Marcos Pass

A California Black Bear was hit and killed by a vehicle on San Marcos Pass Tuesday…

California Three Feet for Safety Act Enforced

Cyclists are on the front lines when it comes to sharing the road.

Risky Intersection

Near Collisions as Drivers Make Risky 'Nightclub Zone' Intersection Worse

A power outage knocked signal lights out at a busy Santa Barbara intersection on…

Goleta Drainage Project Creates Traffic Delays

Goleta Drainage Project Creates Traffic Delays

A Goleta construction project is causing some traffic delays on Calle Real.

One Person Airlifted to Hospital After Early Morning Car Accident

A driver was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after they lost control of their car…

Weather Headlines

Obama climate change UN

Obama warns on climate change at UN

President Barack Obama told a United Nations meeting on Tuesday that pollution must…

Port of Los Angeles dock fire

Smoke from LA port fire threatens neighbors

People living downwind of the Port of Los Angeles were warned to stay indoors…

Leonardo DiCaprio, UN speech

DiCaprio addresses UN: Climate change is real

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio brought attention to climate change Tuesday by addressing…

California fires night firefighters

Arson arrest as 10 wildfires scorch CA

As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of…

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile…

Hurricane Odile, Cabo San Lucas damage

Ventura Friends Stranded By Hurricane Trying to Get Home

Craig Mason of Los Osos hadn't heard from his brother for days when he finally…

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