| May 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress -- the one she wore as an 18-year-old when she married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 -- is slated to be sold at auction at Christie's in London on June 26. The gown, a gift to Taylor from MGM and designed by costume...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Android smartphones on Boost Mobile’s network can now serve as a mobile wallet.
Boost Mobile subscribers can head to any of the carrier’s stores to load cash into their virtual wallet. The approach differs from a long-rumored app —...
| May 27, 2013
If you buy an airline ticket and need to change or cancel your itinerary, you could be in for an even more unpleasant surprise.
Most travelers buy nonrefundable tickets because they cost considerably less than refundable tickets. But a couple of...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A guest at a charity auction at Cannes has paid 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio.
AmFAR, a nonprofit devoted to AIDS research, held the auction Thursday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as part of its...
| May 26, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Gold Coast, about 60 minutes north of Byron Bay, is offered on Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $910,...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Art is imitating life again.
CNN personality and former tabloid editor Piers Morgan is going to try his hand at producing a drama about the British tabloid business in the 1970s.
Morgan has signed on as an executive producer of "Fleet Street," a drama...
| May 13, 2013
The best way to Springdale, Utah
From LAX, American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways, Virgin America and Spirit offer nonstop service to Las Vegas, about a 160-mile drive from Springdale, Utah. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $118. You also...
| May 12, 2013
Some answers to readers' airline questions:
Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports?
Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Eurozone's unemployment rate hit a record high of 12.1% in March as the region continued to struggle with recession, government officials said Tuesday.
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the 17-nation group topped the previous...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence rebounded in April as Americans felt better about the economy's short-term prospects and their own incomes, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
The group's Consumer Confidence Index rose to 68.1 this month after dropping...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Virgin Atlantic Airways has tapped fashion designer Vivienne Westwood to redesign its uniforms the airline announced Thursday.
The partnership between the two British brands will result in newly designed -- and eco-friendly -- uniforms for about 7,500...