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  • Sunken pirate ship to sail again in Big Bear Lake

    Sunken pirate ship to sail again in Big Bear Lake
    Avast! The pirate ship that submerged in Big Bear Lake during a heavy winter storm will soon rise from its watery grave. The Big Bear Pirate Ship--a popular tourist draw in the mountain lake community about 100 miles east of downtown Los Angeles--sank...
  • Internet outage on United? Crew told not to announce refunds available

    Internet outage on United? Crew told not to announce refunds available
    If you pay for wireless Internet access on a United Airlines flight, you are owed a refund if the service doesn't work. But internal records obtained by a longtime United critic shows United flight attendants are instructed not to make an announcement...
  • Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013

    Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013
    The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation areas...
  • United Airlines cracks down on oversized carry-on bags

    United Airlines cracks down on oversized carry-on bags
    United Airlines, the nation's third-largest carrier, is cracking down on passengers who drag oversized bags into the cabin. And the airline is doing this to win points with passengers. After all, the Chicago carrier was recently ranked eighth among...
  • Boeing 777: 1 of the most popular, safest jets

    Boeing 777: 1 of the most popular, safest jets
    The Boeing 777 flown by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared Saturday morning over the South China Sea is one of the world's most popular — and safest — jets. The long-range jumbo jet has helped connect cities at the far ends of the globe,...
  • SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash

    SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has been under attack over its treatment of killer whales, reported a slight drop in attendance in 2013 but collected record revenue from higher ticket prices and in-park spending. For the year, the Orlando, Fla.-based...
  • Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow

    Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow
    Next time you board a commercial flight, don't expect to find an empty seat next to you. The nation's airlines filled an average of 83.1% of the seats on flights in 2013, a record, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The high...
  • Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night

    Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night
    If you're thinking of renting a house when you attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month, be prepared to pay a hefty rate. Vacation properties in the area around the festival are renting for an average of $650 a night, 260% more...
  • United Airlines to offer free movies on Apple iOS devices, laptops

    United Airlines to offer free movies on Apple iOS devices, laptops
    Starting next month, United Airlines will let users watch hundreds of movies and TV shows free on their laptops and Apple iOS mobile devices. The airline said customers with compatible devices will be able to watch more than 150 movies and nearly 200 TV...
  • Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?

    Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?
    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The effect of a pilot...
  • Shortage of airline pilots not so dire, new report says

    Shortage of airline pilots not so dire, new report says
    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The impact of a pilot...