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11 of the world's best urban resorts

Some of the world's best city hotels offer the kind of leisure facilities that let you fool yourself into thinking you're kicking back at a resort -- at least…

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A scanner to end all airport security lines?

Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to…

Hong Kong protests

How Hong Kong protests are affecting travel

With an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around…

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Air traffic control fire suspect in court

A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control center made his first court appearance since the incident created flight…

Passengers in line, Chicago O'Hare

Air travel still hobbled after Chicago fire

If you are traveling today, you may want to check with your airline.

Thousands of flights into and out of Chicago's two airports have been delayed or canceled…

Chicago airport during ground stop

Chicago-area incident still snarling flights

The effects of an employee's alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control center where he worked continued to be felt by air travelers through the…

Tourists

20 reasons it's great to be a tourist

In honor of World Tourism Day, celebrated Sept. 27, here are 20 reasons it's great to be a camera-toting out-of-towner with a sudden need to stand in line for…

Police remove evidence from FAA facility

FBI: Man charged in FAA fire sent message

The man accused of setting a fire in an air traffic control center, causing the shutdown of operations at Chicago O'Hare International and nearby Midway…

Amber Nolan

Woman hitches rides on planes to 46 states

Amber Nolan is stuck. The 30-year-old is in Alaska and she needs to get to the lower 48 -- "or Hawaii." She plans to leave Alaska by plane and it likely won't…

Airbus aircraft plant

Airbus helps develop first supersonic biz jet

How would you like to trim three hours off the current commercial jet flight time between Paris and Washington, D.C.?

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