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  • New York Times website down due to 'technical difficulties'

    New York Times website down due to 'technical difficulties'
    The New York Times website was down Wednesday morning because of "technical difficulties," the newspaper said.  Users trying to access nytimes.com were greeted by an error message. The New York Times, via its Twitter feed, did not give an...
  • New York Times website down for an hour but slowly coming back

    New York Times website down for an hour but slowly coming back
    The New York Times website appeared to be slowly coming back online after being out for about an hour Wednesday.  The outage, which caught readers and the Times' newsroom offguard, seems to be over.  The New York Times communications department said...
  • US Airways-American Airlines merger bad for travelers, U.S. says

    US Airways-American Airlines merger bad for travelers, U.S. says
    The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said. Baer, who heads the Justice...
  • U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices

    U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices
    The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
  • Anthem says: Here's your health insurance; oops, never mind

    Anthem says: Here's your health insurance; oops, never mind
    Jennifer Frankenberg recently learned that she had been approved to receive much-needed health insurance from Anthem Blue Cross. She also learned that she'd been denied coverage because of preexisting conditions. All in the same day. On one level,...
  • When compassion for customers flies out the window

    When compassion for customers flies out the window
    It never ceases to amaze me when large companies, which claim to put customers first, demonstrate their complete heartlessness. The behavior of airlines when a passenger faces a family emergency is a continuing source of such insensitivity. Sue Ogle,...
  • For the record

    Voting rights: In the June 30 Section A, an article about the effects of the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that black voter registration in Mississippi was 6.4%...
  • Airlines rank lower in customer satisfaction than the post office

    Airlines rank lower in customer satisfaction than the post office
    Fliers are slightly more satisfied with the service offered by U.S.-based airlines since last year. But with the airline industry ranked below the U.S. Postal Service for customer satisfaction, it still has a way to go. The findings come from an...
  • To get elite status on United, Delta, fliers must spend some cash

    To get elite status on United, Delta, fliers must spend some cash
    If you fly with United or Delta airlines, it will cost you more next year to join one of the elite status groups on their loyalty reward programs. Both airlines announced recently that racking up miles is not enough to qualify for the top tier of the...
  • No-cash policy causes turbulence for Norwegian airline

    No-cash policy causes turbulence for Norwegian airline
    A European low-cost carrier apologized last week after imposing a no-cash policy for passengers wanting to buy onboard extras on new routes to New York and to Bangkok, Thailand. Most airlines in the U.S. already accept only credit cards for payment of...
  • River-rafting trips go with the flow in the West

     River-rafting trips go with the flow in the West
    Despite the drought that plagued Southern California last winter, river rafters can still get their paddles wet: Parts of Northern California and other Western states got the rain and snow that missed SoCal. California's Kings, Kern, Kaweah, Merced...