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  • Drivers in Kentucky on move again after hours stuck

    Drivers stuck in snow Kentucky

    Mandi Witek

    Patrick and Sue Ellen Kilgallon knew the storm was coming. They tried to get out of northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Instead, they got stuck in the snow on Interstate 65.

    The Florida couple and their two dogs were still there Thursday morning, m...

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    By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN
  • Plane skids off NY runway

    Plane skids off runway close-up

    Jared Faellaci

    A Delta airplane slid off a runway late Thursday morning at New York's LaGuardia Airport, its nose busting through a fence before skidding to a halt mere feet from frigid waters.

    Delta Flight 1086 briefly circled New York City due to issues with snow ...

  • Alaska cancels flights due to ash from Russia

    Alaska Airlines

    Airborne ash from a volcano in Russia led to the cancellation of flights in Alaska this weekend, Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge said.

  • Main search for AirAsia Flight 8501 ends

    AirAsia flight disappears

    Oscar Siagian/Getty Images

    National search and rescue chief Bambang Soelistyo announced Tuesday that the main search-and-recovery operation surrounding doomed commercial airliner AirAsia Flight 8501 has officially ended.

  • Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

    Air traffic control

    Kellie Keesee/CNN

    Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.

  • United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

    United Airlines

    From United Airlines

    United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

    The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

    The memo,...

  • Atlanta airport steps up worker security

    Delta planes at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

    Michael Calloway/CNN

    The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.

    Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfiel...

  • Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

    Roman headstone in England

    From Cotswold Archaeology

    A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.

  • Luxury getaways for (much) younger travelers

    Suitcase, luggage, travel, packing

    Get used to hearing babies crying in First Class or seeing toddlers at the check-in desk at high-end hotels.

  • You want the best flight deal? Google it

    Google_flight

    Google has introduced a new search tool that makes finding the best airfare deal significantly easier.

  • America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers

    China shopper tourism

    Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

    New waves of Chinese tourists will soon hit U.S. shores and big retailers are poised to cash in.

    These high-spending travelers make most of their trips in Asia, but the U.S. is gaining popularity fast.

    HSBC expects Chinese tourists will drive sales o...

  • Stunning turnaround: Qantas profitable again

    Qantas

    Quantas Airways Limited

    Emerging just a year after perhaps the bleakest financial period in its history, Qantas has rebounded in dramatic fashion.

    On Thursday, Australia's national carrier announced an after-tax interim profit of A$206 million (US$161 million) for the second...

  • United Airlines issues warning to pilots

    United Airlines

    United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.

  • Southwest gets OK to fly, despite missed checks

    Southwest Airlines, luggage, bags

    Jeremy Harlan/CNN

    Southwest Airlines missed required inspections on 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, leading to the cancellation of dozens of flights this week.

    The Federal Aviation Administration has said the airline can keep flying the planes for up to five days while...

  • Remote Antarctica is red-hot

    Antarctica

    CNN

    Imagine a resort with no running water, phone or Internet signal and an average winter temperature of 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Cruisers' choice: Best cruise ships of 2015

    Disney Dream cruise ship

    Disney

    While Disneyland has long been known as the "happiest place on Earth," Disney's cruise ships sound like they're also pretty cheerful spots to vacation.

  • Obama to name three new national monuments

    Pullman_Market_Hall Chicago

    Puroticorico/Wikimedia Commons

    Chicago's historic Pullman District, a World War II internment camp and a section of Colorado's upper Arkansas River Valley will become the nation's newest national monuments this week, a White House official told CNN.

  • Disney raises theme park ticket prices, again

    Disney's Cars Land

    Brad Morris/CNN

    You've got to pay more to play in the Magic Kingdom, because Walt Disney just raised its ticket prices again, breaking the $100 mark.

  • Teen catches half-ton blue marlin off Hawaii

    Teen_catches_marlin

    A New York City teenager made the biggest catch of his life when he reeled in a 1,058-pound blue marlin off the coast of Hawaii.

  • Frozen Niagara Falls draws tourists

    Frozen Niagara Falls

    Dave Perry

    What? Not enough snow, ice and cold for you? You say you STILL need some "Frozen" references in your life?

  • National parks saw record numbers of visitors

    Golden Gate National Recreation Area

    Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

    America's national parks welcomed a record-breaking 292.8 million visits in 2014, shattering the previous record of 287.1 million visits set in 1999.

  • Nokia is paving the way for 3D road maps

    Nokia Here 3D map

    Courtesy Nokia Here

    A fleet of 300 cars is methodically criss-crossing major cities around the world, documenting our streets in painstaking detail.

    They aren't Google's Street View cars, but Nokia's Here True cars, similar vehicles with a slightly different goal. Nokia...

  • Ithaca, NY, tourism site: Go to Florida!

    Fort De Soto Beach, St

    Just how cold and miserable is it in upstate New York? It's apparently so miserable that even those whose job it is to encourage visits to Ithaca are telling tourists they probably should make other plans.

  • Qatar Airways CEO: charges of sexism are 'bulls---'

    Akbar Al Baker

    CNN

    The CEO of Qatar Airways staunchly defended his company Tuesday, rejecting claims that flight attendants are fired if they get married.

  • Amazon isn't happy with FAA's proposed drone rules

    Amazon logo

    Reuters

    The government's new drone proposal would open the skies to a whole list of new uses -- but not Amazon deliveries.

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