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Alfa3 scanner

CNN

A scanner to end all airport security lines?

Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to remove any clothing.

Hong Kong protests

Suraj Katra/CNN iReport

How Hong Kong protests are affecting travel

With an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around. In the midst of this week's Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, however, travelers to Hong Kong may find moving around slightly more difficult than usual.

Brian Howard courtroom sketch

Sketches by Tom Gianni

Air traffic control fire suspect in court

A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control center made his first court appearance since the incident created flight problems that rippled across the nation.

Passengers in line, Chicago O'Hare

Jim Young/Reuters

Air travel still hobbled after Chicago fire

If you are traveling today, you may want to check with your airline.

Thousands of flights into and out of Chicago's two airports have been delayed or canceled since a fire damaged a key Chicago air traffic control center Friday, creating flight proble...

Chicago airport during ground stop

WGN

Chicago-area incident still snarling flights

The effects of an employee's alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control center where he worked continued to be felt by air travelers through the weekend.

By Saturday afternoon, more than 660 flights scheduled to either take off or land at C...

Tourists

Capgros/SXC

20 reasons it's great to be a tourist

In honor of World Tourism Day, celebrated Sept. 27, here are 20 reasons it's great to be a camera-toting out-of-towner with a sudden need to stand in line for a Renaissance art museum.

Police remove evidence from FAA facility

REUTERS/Karl Plume

FBI: Man charged in FAA fire sent message

The man accused of setting a fire in an air traffic control center, causing the shutdown of operations at Chicago O'Hare International and nearby Midway Airport, sent a private Facebook message to a relative just before he started the blaze.

Amber Nolan

Courtesy Amber Nolan

Woman hitches rides on planes to 46 states

Amber Nolan is stuck. The 30-year-old is in Alaska and she needs to get to the lower 48 -- "or Hawaii." She plans to leave Alaska by plane and it likely won't cost her a dime. Nolan's not a stowaway. The aviation enthusiast calls herself a "jet hitchhiker."

Airbus aircraft plant

Airbus

Airbus helps develop first supersonic biz jet

How would you like to trim three hours off the current commercial jet flight time between Paris and Washington, D.C.?

Sherlock, KLM lost and found service team member

From KLM

Adorable dog reunites you with lost airplane items

Meet Sherlock, the appropriately named beagle tasked by the Royal Dutch Airlines with returning items forgotten on planes by passengers flying into Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.

Entertainment

Beyonce, Jay-Z and David Beckham -- at a soccer game?

Beyonce, Jay-Z, David Beckham at Champions Leage soccer match

Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

They're three of the world's biggest superstars -- but few would have expected to see them together taking in a soccer match in Paris.

By Odin's beard! The female Thor has arrived

Female Thor

Courtesy Marvel

It's been less than two months since the world first learned about it, and now, it's official. Call her Thor.

Bethlehem woman a two-day champion on Jeopardy

Local woman wins on Jeopardy

A Bethlehem woman became a two-day champion on Jeopardy Tuesday night.

Morgan: I can't believe Walmart is blaming me

Tracy Morgan HBO

REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Walmart's response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian -- and it doesn't sound like he's laughing.

"I can't believe Wa...

Clooney and Alamuddin's wedding photos revealed

George Clooney , Amal Alamuddin wedding photo

People

It may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more than worth it for George Clooney.




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One Tank Trip: 'Sky Paintings' at Philadelphia Int'l. Airport

One Tank Trip Sky Paintings at Philadelphia Int l Airport

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

Most people hop on a plane at Philadelphia International Airport to go on vacation and see the sights.

One Tank Trip: Marilyn: Celebrating an American icon

One Tank Trip Marilyn Celebrating an American icon

There are some who need no introduction, and that is certainly the case with Marilyn Monroe.

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