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Delta in-flight entertainment

From Delta

Delta to offer free entertainment on U.S. flights

Airlines aren't known for giving away services.

But Delta Air Lines says it will offer free movies, TV shows, music and video games on all U.S. flights that are 90 minutes or more, starting Friday.

Genalguacil

From City of Genalguacil

'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation

As vacation deals go this one isn't bad. The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during the summer peak season. There's a catch of course. The offer is open only to artists who must produce sculptures or other work during their stay, and bequeath at least one to the village.

Uganda, tour bus

Will Boase

How Uganda became a top tourist destination

Fifty years ago Uganda was the "Pearl of Africa," a newly independent republic with a thriving economy, a functioning democracy and splendid national parks.

China's flag

Carlos Barria/Reuters

China to soon be the world's top business travel market

China is the world's hottest market for business travelers, and spending in the country could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015, according to a new report.

Virgin America

Pool/Reuters

Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an IPO.

While the West Coast-based airline got its name from Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline, it is not mostly owned by Branson, Vir...

Ali Shahi, man accused in Canadian flight threat

CTV

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet mentally ill

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."

The father's intuition apparently was correct.

Ali Shahi was arrested Fr...

Neon signs in Bangkok

Marie Sager /iReport

Neon signs are dying, our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.

Rooftop bar Shanghai

Courtesy Sir Elly's Terrace

16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

Police lights file

Toronto SWAT team storms plane, arrests man

A passenger captured dramatic cell phone video of a Canadian SWAT team storming onto a Sunwing flight at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Friday. The video shows the police tactical team swarming onto the plane with their weapons drawn, yellin...

Air Algerie crash site1

ECPAD via CNN

Air Algerie plane wreckage found in Mali

French forces who secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.

Wreckage of the jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in Mali, he said, making i...

Entertainment

'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

James Shigeta

Public Domain

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday.

Thanks to Yuengling, SteelStacks' Oktoberfest will be free

One of ArtsQuest's biggest festivals is about to get bigger.

Freddie Prinze Jr. slams 'unprofessional' Kiefer Sutherland

Freddie Prinze Jr

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Freddie Prinze Jr. and Kiefer Sutherland have very different memories of working together on "24."

'Mad Max: Fury Road' wheels into Comic-Con

Mad Max Fury Road

The trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" is out, and it's gotten a 21st-century makeover. Where the 1979 film starred Mel Gibson, this time around, Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron are at the helm.

'The Situation' gets counseling in plea deal

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jersey Shore

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Former "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will get anger management counseling to settle an assault charge connected to a tanning salon fight with a brother, his lawyer said.




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Matt Schaffer/69 News

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One Tank Trip: Space: A Journey to our Future

One Tank Trip Space A Journey to our Future

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

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