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Niagara Falls latest natural wonder to add zip line

Niagara Falls is the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering honeymooners and everyone else the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds topping 40 mph. The elevated cable [...]

The most unfriendly cities in the US

Over the last four years, we’ve asked our readers to rate a city’s “friendliness” in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey, especially with respect to where you felt welcome. Did an outgoing local [...]

Lawmakers press airlines on state of IT systems, recourse policies

A pair of U.S. senators from New England are seeking answers from more than a dozen U.S. airlines in wake of a series of widespread flight cancellations and delays brought on by information technology systems issues. Senators [...]

Airfare will get much cheaper this fall, says study

Grab your leaf-peeping and beach bucket lists: Flights are going to get cheaper this fall, according to a study from airfare prediction app Hopper. Hopper’s chief data scientist, Patrick Surry, predicts that in the [...]

Authorities investigating after 6 children shocked on amusement park ride

Authorities in New London, Conn. are investigating possible causes behind an amusement park ride failure that occurred Tuesday afternoon. Six children were sent to the hospital after suffering from electric shock while [...]

For the cheapest flights, fly hungry and tired

If you really want to save money, fly hungry and fly tired. Another way of putting it is fly when most people don’t want to. Here’s what I mean. Fly hungry: Don’t wait until after breakfast [...]

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights gets more terrifying with ‘American Horror Story’ reboot

The smell of pumpkin spice is coming sooner than you think. And so will the blood curdling screams coming from Universal Park’s “Halloween Horror Nights.” The park’s annual terrifying [...]

Power outage at JFK disrupts same terminal in gunfire scare

NEW YORK –  A power outage has been reported at Kennedy Airport in the same terminal where a false report of gunfire caused a panicked evacuation two days ago. American Airlines operates Terminal 8. It said Tuesday [...]

Woman banned from Virgin Airlines for life for violent, drunk behavior

A Virgin Atlantic passenger has been issued a lifetime ban from the company after engaging in a drunken fight with a flight attendant and assaulting a police officer. Lauren Johnson, a British national and the wife of [...]

Chinese tourist falls off cruise ship, survives 38 hours adrift at sea

A woman who tumbled off a cruise ship without a life jacket kept herself alive for 38 hours, dodging large ships that could pull her under in their wake and dozing off while treading water, before she was rescued by fishermen in the South [...]