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Airlines saved $11B on fuel last year

The nation's four top airlines have saved a combined $11.1 billion in fuel costs in the first nine months of 2015, according to their financial reports.


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SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

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How airlines deal with in-flight medical emergencies

One in every 604 flights involves a reported medical emergency, according to a 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Thanksgiving travel: Long lines, tight security

The United States' busiest travel days of the year are likely to be even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports.

Security will be tight in the wake of…

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Americans jam the roads and the skies in record numbers

Crowded roads and airports aren't just for Thanksgiving anymore.


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'Social dining network' meets US Thanksgiving

Who would open their dining room to virtually everyone else -- to a wide world of strangers -- on Thanksgiving Day? Answer: A growing number of hosts and guests finding each other…

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Plane diverted as passengers act 'unruly'

A Southwest Airlines flight from Indianapolis to Los Angeles was diverted to Kansas City on Sunday morning because of suspicious behavior by some passengers, according to Kansas…

NJ Gov. Chris Christie

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Chris Christie on flight where passenger was removed

A United Airlines flight carrying New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was delayed Friday after a passenger was removed from the plane.

A source with knowledge of the situation told CNN…

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Paris to visitors: It's safe here

Paris wants travelers to know it's safe and open for business.

AS2 Supersonic Private Jet

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Supersonic private jet to slash travel times

When you absolutely, positively must eat breakfast in New York followed by lunch in London, there aren't currently that many options.

That could soon change, as the first ever…


Rock band supports bullied girl's dreams

Foster the People

Foster the People at SXSW 2011 by Jason Persse - Flickr. Licensed via Commons

It's another example of how one person's story can make a big impact.

Nanae Munemasa, 17, spoke to CNN in September about the rising teen suicide rates in her home country of Japan.

She shared her story of being bullied since elementary school, which b...

Casey Kasem's children file wrongful death suit

Casey Kasem


Three children of radio host Casey Kasem filed a wrongful death suit against his widow, accusing her of elder abuse and emotional neglect.

"Casey's early death occurred as a direct and proximate result of Jean's neglect and physical abuse of Casey," t...

Why Adele speaks to you

Adele 25 cover

CNN, XL Recordings, Jive Records, Spotify, BBC, TF1 Productions

As you read this, the numbers cited below are changing at such a spectacular rate that the recording industry is pinching itself to see if it's dreaming ... or, more likely, in utter disbelief that it's still alive. And well.

Because in an age when ni...

'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

DET vs PHL Week 12

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At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game, there was a startling commercial for "Concussion."

Cynthia Robinson of Sly and the Family Stone dies

Cynthia Robinson, The Family Stone trumpeter

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Cynthia Robinson, whose brassy, forthright trumpet lit up Sly and the Family Stone songs such as "Dance to the Music," "Life" and "Hot Fun in the Summertime," died Monday, the band's publicist confirmed. She was 71.


One Tank Trip

One Tank Trip: Awkward Family Photos exhibit

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Together, through thick and thin, side by side, even when things get a little awkward. OK, a lot awkward.

One Tank Trip: Pennsylvania Turnpike exhibit

One Tank Trip Pennsylvania Turnpike exhibit

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Seventy-five years ago, cars lined up to drive along the nation's first superhighway.

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