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Headed out of town for holidays? Better book now

Need to go cross country to see family? Dreaming of the beach for a long holiday weekend? Better book those plane tickets now.

American Airlines flight diverted

American Airlines

Woman using breast pump scolded on plane, she says

A Phoenix woman said she was reprimanded by a flight attendant on an American Airlines flight for pumping breast milk in an airplane bathroom, ABC News reported.

United Airlines

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Flight diverts after co-pilot passes out

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in New Mexico on Tuesday morning after the co-pilot passed out, an airport spokesman said.

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines loses its CEO's bags

Alaska Airlines has a good record when it comes to handling bags. But recently it lost its CEO's bags.

American Airlines

Derek Davis/CNN

Pilot dies during American Airlines flight

Medical emergencies are rare, but hardly unprecedented in commercial flights.

It's far less common when they involve the plane's pilot -- and that pilot dies.

That's what happened Monday on an American Airlines flight between Phoenix and Boston.


Amtrak Vermont derailment scene


Amtrak passenger train derails; 6 riders injured

An Amtrak passenger train derailed Monday near Northfield, Vermont, injuring six people, officials said. There were no fatalities.

Dana Huoppi, a spokeswoman with the Montpelier Fire Department, said at least two cars went off the track and over an e...

newborn baby hand holding parent's finger

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Danish moms told to buy baby-making vacations

A Danish travel company has come up with a novel solution for reversing the country's declining birth rates.

Space Hotel mirrors

Kameha Grand Zurich via CNN

Hotel's $2,000-a-night 'space' experience

Always dreamed of going to space but never felt cut out for grueling astronaut training?

Soon it'll be possible to (almost) indulge this fantasy without leaving Earth.

A hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, has just unveiled a new suite kitted out to look li...

Mt Everest

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Nepal bans novice climbers from Everest

Facing increasing criticism over safety and the environmental impacts of climbing on Mount Everest, Nepalese tourism officials have banned novice climbers from the world's tallest peak and are considering additional limits.

Mount Everest

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Disabled climber halts Everest effort

Mount Everest's summit will once again remain elusive for Nobukazu Kuriki, the tenacious Japanese climber who was nearly a month into his fifth attempt to scale the world's highest mountain when perilous conditions on Saturday forced him to abandon h...

mannequin head japan rice field sized

Dennis Doucet

Creepy mannequin heads dot Japan countryside

If you're traveling around Japan's countryside in late summer, don't be alarmed if you see a bunch of creepy mannequin heads staring at you from the fields.

Smithsonian tarantula

Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images

With a tarantula roaming about, Delta calls off flight

There are a multitude of reasons your flight might be canceled or delayed -- but a spider?

Automotive Headlines

Fiat Chrysler

UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m.…

Volkswagen emblem

Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its…

Hyundai logo on car grille

Hyundai and Kia lose $28M patent lawsuit

Automakers Hyundai and Kia lost a $28.9M patent infringement case

Volkswagen emblem

Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's…

GM, General Motors

GM to test fleet of driverless Chevy Volts in 2016

General Motors will begin testing a fleet of driverless Chevy Volts at its sprawling…

Volkswagen produces Golf VI

VW sold 3,060 diesels in US last month before scandal

Volkswagen sold 3,060 diesel cars in the U.S. last month until the 18th. That's when…

Gas Price Headlines

Oil rigs

Cracks emerge in US oil boom

The American energy boom is finally showing some cracks from the crash in oil prices.

Man pumping gas in California

AAA: Gas prices have leveled off

The average price per gallon of gasoline nationwide has leveled off at $2.29

Oil rigs

North Dakota hit by falling oil prices

The oil rigs in North Dakota are vanishing, a sign that the slide in oil prices is…

Social Security

Low gas prices mean no boost for Social Security

Cheap gas is good news for most people -- except senior citizens.

Falling prices at…

Falling oil prices

Low oil prices put $1.5 trillion worth of projects at risk

New oil and gas production projects worth $1.5 trillion are at risk because of…

Man pumping gas in California

Gas prices drop 27 cents in 3 weeks

The average price of gas in the U.S. dropped 27 cents in the past three weeks.

Traffic Headlines

Notorious U.S. 101 Intersection in Arroyo Grande to be Closed Down

If you're driving northbound on U.S. 101 through the Five Cities area over the next…

UPDATE: Man Died In Motorcycle Crash

Oxnard police said a man died in a motorcycle accident around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Train Strikes and Kills Pedestrian Near Oxnard

Ventura County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal train collision.

Enflamed Car Sparks Cuyama Brush Fire, Woman Killed

A brush fire sparked by a fully engulfed car broke out near oil fields on Highway…

Eastside traffic concerns

Traffic on Santa Barbara's Eastside has One Resident Making 'Slow Down' Signs

One Santa  Barbara neighborhood is feeling the impacts where the Riviera, Eastside,…

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Breakfast is Served at Santa Barbara City College if You Get There in a Sustainable Way

When if comes to "food for thought" Santa Barbara City College was dishing it out…

Weather Headlines

Copter in SC

S.C.: Rains past, but uncertainty remains

The skies have cleared but uncertainty still envelops the lives of some South…

Typhoon damage China

19 dead after typhoon, tornadoes hit China

At least 19 people have been killed and four others are missing after an…

Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina

South Carolina-LSU game could be moved

Storms and record rainfall produced by Hurricane Joaquin caused widespread damage in…

Copter in SC

South Carolina still on edge from flooding

The skies have cleared but uncertainty still envelops the lives of some South…

SC dam burst

South Carolina flooding: Not over yet

The rains may have stopped in South Carolina, but the danger and the work to…

Flooding in South Carolina, October 3, 2015

SC National Guard deployed to battle flooding

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn't mince any words Sunday about just how…

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