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  • Chicago train derails at O'Hare, jumps onto escalator; 32 injured

    Chicago train derails at O'Hare, jumps onto escalator; 32 injured
    Local and federal officials will investigate what caused a Chicago commuter train to derail Monday morning, run over a platform and scale an escalator at O’Hare International Airport, injuring as many as 32 people. No fatalities were reported,...
  • Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

    Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit
    Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab. But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...
  • Sarah Jones' death calls attention to film crews' safety

    Sarah Jones' death calls attention to film crews' safety
    The film crew walked out on the old railroad trestle high above Georgia's Altamaha River, then placed a metal-frame bed on the tracks for actor William Hurt. The plan called for Hurt to lie on the bed in a dream sequence for the film "Midnight Rider,"...
  • Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia

    Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia
    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A Germany-based hotel booking website says it has seen a significant drop in searches among U.S....
  • Australia says debris may be from missing Malaysia Airlines jet

    Australia says debris may be from missing Malaysia Airlines jet
    BEIJING —  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday that two objects that could be wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had been seen by satellite off the western coast of Australia. "New and credible information has come to light...
  • Seattle helicopter crash: Investigators sorting through variables

    Seattle helicopter crash: Investigators sorting through variables
    Investigators trying to determine why a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle upon takeoff Tuesday were scheduled to examine the engine and sift through videos from surveillance and cellphone cameras in hopes of finding an explanation for the...
  • Seattle seeks answers, normalcy after news helicopter crash

    Seattle seeks answers, normalcy after news helicopter crash
    A day after the deadly crash of Seattle news helicopter, downtown traffic resumed at the site of the fiery accident as federal investigators continued their search for answers to what caused the tragedy. The National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Two killed in news helicopter crash in Seattle

    Two killed in news helicopter crash in Seattle
    SEATTLE — A television news helicopter had just taken off from its rooftop perch Tuesday morning when it came crashing down into the street and exploded in flames, killing the pilot and an Emmy-Award-winning photojournalist on board as horrified...
  • Leak found in New York City gas main near site of fatal blast

    Leak found in New York City gas main near site of fatal blast
    NEW YORK -- The main pipeline running beneath Park Avenue on the block where a blast killed eight people was leaking outside one of the buildings destroyed, investigators said Tuesday, but they have not determined the cause of the leak. It also is too...
  • Pilot, Emmy-winning photographer dead in Seattle news copter crash

    Pilot, Emmy-winning photographer dead in Seattle news copter crash
    SEATTLE -- An Emmy-award winning photographer and a helicopter pilot have been identified as the two dead in the fiery crash of a KOMO-TV news chopper Tuesday morning, officials said. The helicopter had just taken off from its rooftop perch near the...
  • Findery lets you leave your mark

    From the co-founder of Flickr comes a new travel app that's three parts photo-inspired sticky notes and one part treasure map. Name: Findery Available for: Website and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch What it does: Geo-tags "notes" all over the world...