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Alaska cancels flights due to ash from Russia

Airborne ash from a volcano in Russia led to the cancellation of flights in Alaska this weekend, Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge said.

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United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

The memo,...

Delta planes at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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Atlanta airport steps up worker security

The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.

Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfiel...

Roman headstone in England

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Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.

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Luxury getaways for (much) younger travelers

Get used to hearing babies crying in First Class or seeing toddlers at the check-in desk at high-end hotels.

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You want the best flight deal? Google it

Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.

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America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers

New waves of Chinese tourists will soon hit U.S. shores and big retailers are poised to cash in.

These high-spending travelers make most of their trips in Asia, but the U.S. is gaining popularity fast.

HSBC expects Chinese tourists will drive sales o...

Qantas

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Stunning turnaround: Qantas profitable again

Emerging just a year after perhaps the bleakest financial period in its history, Qantas has rebounded in dramatic fashion.

On Thursday, Australia's national carrier announced an after-tax interim profit of A$206 million (US$161 million) for the second...

United Airlines

United Airlines issues warning to pilots

United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.

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Southwest gets OK to fly, despite missed checks

Southwest Airlines missed required inspections on 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, leading to the cancellation of dozens of flights this week.

The Federal Aviation Administration has said the airline can keep flying the planes for up to five days while...

Entertainment

'The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

Captain von Trapp The Sound of Music

Fifty years after its premiere, "The Sound of Music" is still among millions of fans' favorite things.

The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its "problem" governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The pe...

Dakota Johnson's mom defends 'SNL' gig

Dakota Johnson, 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Don't listen to the haters, Dakota Johnson: You made your famous mother proud.

The "Fifty Shades" actor received mixed reviews for her appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live." Despite a few crowd-pleasing moments, a controversial sketch starr...

'Question everything,' says the creator of Netflix's 'House of Cards'

House of Cards

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Netflix's "House of Cards" is back for a third season, and the binges are underway.

2 shot at party featuring T.I., Young Jeezy

Young Jeezy

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Two people were shot Saturday at a nightclub party in Charlotte, North Carolina, featuring rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti. Both victims are expected to survive, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said in a news release.

Michelle Rodriguez's challenge to Hollywood

Michelle Rodriguez

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Actor Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to "develop their own mythology" and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races.




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One Tank Trip: After School exhibit at GoggleWorks

One Tank Trip After School exhibit at GoggleWorks

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Art teachers usually display their student's work, but in a new exhibit, the teachers are taking center stage.

One Tank Trip: Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog

One Tank Trip Clifford the Big Red Dog

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A larger-than-life children's character is spending some time in Berks County.

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