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Hong Kong protests

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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. In the midst of this week's Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, however, travelers to Hong Kong may find moving around slightly more difficult than usual.

Brian Howard courtroom sketch

Sketches by Tom Gianni

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 problems that rippled across the nation.

Passengers in line, Chicago O'Hare

Jim Young/Reuters

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 since a fire damaged a key Chicago air traffic control center Friday, creating flight proble...

Chicago airport during ground stop

WGN

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 weekend.

By Saturday afternoon, more than 660 flights scheduled to either take off or land at C...

Tourists

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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 a Renaissance art museum.

Police remove evidence from FAA facility

REUTERS/Karl Plume

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 Airport, sent a private Facebook message to a relative just before he started the blaze.

Amber Nolan

Courtesy 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 cost her a dime. Nolan's not a stowaway. The aviation enthusiast calls herself a "jet hitchhiker."

Airbus aircraft plant

Airbus

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.?

Sherlock, KLM lost and found service team member

From KLM

Adorable dog reunites you with lost airplane items

Meet Sherlock, the appropriately named beagle tasked by the Royal Dutch Airlines with returning items forgotten on planes by passengers flying into Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.

Marijuana guns confiscated JFK

TSA: Woman arrested at JFK with contraband

When do boxes of baby wipes and laundry tablets get you in trouble? When they're stuffed with marijuana, ammunition and .40 caliber handguns.

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