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  • FCC moves to lift ban on cellphone calls on planes

    FCC moves to lift ban on cellphone calls on planes
    Amid debate over safety, air rage and courtesy in the air, the Federal Communications Commission approved the first step in allowing passengers on airplanes to use cellphones in flight. The “notice of rule making” approved by a 3-2 vote...
  • Lakers are run over on the road again

    Lakers are run over on the road again
    DALLAS — There were so many problems last season for the Lakers, and one was unkind enough to stay awhile, tracking plenty of dirt onto the new carpet. The Lakers couldn't win on the road with Dwight Howard last season and can't do it without...
  • Up next for the Clippers: Friday at Dallas

    Up next for the Clippers: Friday at Dallas
    Clippers tonight AT DALLAS When: 5:30 PST. Where: American Airlines Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980. Records: Clippers 22-12, Mavericks 19-13. Record vs. Mavericks (2012-13): 2-1. Update: The Clippers start a back-to-back...
  • American Airlines won't change its stripes

    American Airlines won't change its stripes
    American Airlines will stick with the red, white and blue stripes on its planes' tails. That was the outcome of a vote by more than 60,000 employees of the world's largest airline. The vote came about because the airline adopted a new logo and color...
  • Lessons from a doctor congressman's freshman year

    Lessons from a doctor congressman's freshman year
    Rep. Raul Ruiz was settling in on another flight home to the Southern California desert when the flight crew put out an urgent call for passengers with medical expertise. Ruiz hurried down the aisle to find an elderly man collapsed in his seat. The...
  • L.A. seeks $21.5 million from American Airlines over airport costs

    L.A. seeks $21.5 million from American Airlines over airport costs
    Only a month after emerging from bankruptcy, American Airlines faces a claim from the city of Los Angeles for $21.5 million in fees charged to operate out of Los Angeles International Airport. The city asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in New York for...
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so
    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • Only one toilet working aboard airplane: What are the guidelines?

    Only one toilet working aboard airplane: What are the guidelines?
    Question: I recently flew back to Los Angeles from New York on American Airlines. About two hours into the flight there was an announcement that all the onboard toilets, except for one in coach class, had stopped working, and so more than 150 passengers...
  • One pilot dead, 2 injured after small jet crashes on Aspen runway

    One pilot dead, 2 injured after small jet crashes on Aspen runway
    The Thompson family was sitting in Aspen's airport early Sunday afternoon, waiting for their flight back to Houston, when 13-year-old Will heard shouting outside his earphones. Outside the window, a small private jet had just crash-landed at the...
  • American Airlines takes key step in merger with US Airways

    American Airlines takes key step in merger with US Airways
    A month after the merger of American Airlines and US Airways became official, the new carrier took steps Tuesday to give passengers access to the loyalty rewards programs and airport lounges for the two airlines. Airline officials said the merger that...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: 3 budget tips for 2014 from Arthur Frommer

    L.A. Times Travel Show: 3 budget tips for 2014 from Arthur Frommer
    Got questions about the travel outlook for 2014? Arthur Frommer's got answers. You can see the guidebook author and budget travel legend at noon Jan. 18 at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show, which continues Jan. 19, both days at the Los Angeles...