EPA head showed penchant for travel, drivers even before DC

EPA head showed penchant for travel, drivers even before DC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Scott Pruitt’s penchant for travel and concerns about security were notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to newly obtained records that show that as Oklahoma’s attorney general he frequently traveled out-of-state for appearances before conservative groups and used an office investigator as a driver. As […]

Airline Travel Is Really Safe. Let's Keep It That Way.

Airline Travel Is Really Safe. Let's Keep It That Way.

You can learn a surprising amount about airline safety by listening to this 8-minute YouTube audio: The voices are those of an air traffic controller in Philadelphia and Tammi Jo Shults, the pilot of Southwest Airlines flight 1380, who made an emergency landing there on Tuesday after one of the plane’s engine’s failed catastrophically.  “Could […]

Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue

Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue

“It’s really hard if you only have a 2,000-mile radius,” said David H. Rank, who previously served as the acting United States ambassador to China. Locations in the United States and Europe were in the running, a senior administration official said on Wednesday, though the situation was fluid. Here are some options being discussed: Europe […]

New asylum-seekers free to travel from Greek islands, court rules

New asylum-seekers free to travel from Greek islands, court rules

ATHENS (Reuters) – A top Greek court has ruled that asylum-seekers newly arriving on Greek islands from Turkey should no longer be held there while their applications are assessed, court officials said on Wednesday. Asylum-seekers have been prohibited from traveling beyond five islands since March 2016, when the European Union agreed a deal with Turkey […]

17 little travel hacks to make your cruise easier

17 little travel hacks to make your cruise easier

Victoria Holt Apr 16th 2018 12:33PM Make the most of your next cruise vacation with these cheap and easy tips. 17 PHOTOS Cruise travel hacks See Gallery Cruise tip: Bring duct tape (it helps with everything!) Duct tape can have a variety of helpful uses once you’re onboard. Use it to fix your broken suitcase, take […]

Spring storm keeps central US in icy grip, hampering travel

Spring storm keeps central US in icy grip, hampering travel

MINNEAPOLIS — Hundreds of flights have been canceled and roadways are treacherous in several Midwestern states as a deadly storm system stretching from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes rolls across the central U.S., bringing heavy snow, strong winds, rain and hail. All flights were grounded Saturday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as a spring blizzard […]

Travel impacts of Blizzard Evelyn

Travel impacts of Blizzard Evelyn

A car is stuck in snow in Green Bay April 14, 2018, during Winter Storm Evelyn. (Photo submitted by Joshua Wesely) OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (WLUK) — With Blizzard Evelyn making conditions treacherous on area roadways, Outagamie County has implemented a tow ban countywide. During a tow ban, tow trucks are not allowed on those highways as […]