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JetBlue flight makes scary emergency landing

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on life, as they exited a JetBlue flight Thursday via inflatable chutes.

"I'm just happy to be alive," said passenger Jarrod West, w...

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Alaska Airlines

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile left airports unable to reopen.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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And the world's busiest airport is ...

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world.

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz at 2010 Cannes

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Are these the world's sexiest accents?

It's estimated that there are nearly 7,000 languages on earth. That's nearly 7,000 different ways to traipse clumsily through the English language -- or to sex it up like an old Justin Timberlake song.

Luxurious jets

Courtesy: Etihad

The ultimate first-class perks

We've broken down the top first-class perks to see which carriers offer the best value.

Texting, using cellphone, smartphone

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Stolen phone racks up $500,000 bill in a day

Think your vacation cellphone bill is high? Then spare a thought for the Australian hit with more than $500,000 in charges for calls made when his device was stolen in Europe.

United Airlines

Courtesy United Airlines

United attendants can get up to $100K to leave job

United Airlines is about to make some of its flight attendants very happy on their way out the door.

The airline and the flight attendants' union have agreed to voluntary buyout packages worth up to $100,000 for the more senior flight attendants.

The o...

The Envelope Please initiative

From Marriott International

Marriott: Tip your housekeeper!

When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

That's the message from Marriott International. It is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

Marriott is ...

Four Seasons Orlando

From Four Seasons Orlando

Disney World splurges that are worth it

Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it.

Thirty years ago, when I was a kid, you could get into the Magic Kingdom for just $18. Now, tickets cost $99 and up. But if you want to take the plunge, you might find that a few splurges are wort...

Measles

CDC

Measles at Seattle airport investigated

Travelers who passed through the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have been exposed to the highly contagious measles virus, local health officials say.

Moon Rabbit damaged in fire

From Blue Dragon Art Company

Giant rabbit goes up in flames

Dutch installation artist Florentijn Hofman must be feeling cursed right about now. The man whose giant rubber duck was stabbed 42 times in Belgium, attacked by a suspected eagle in Keelung City, Taiwan, and sunk in Hong Kong has a new disaster to contend with: grilled rabbit.

Frozen live show

From Walt Disney World

Yet another 'Frozen' spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction

It's time for fans of Epcot's classic ride Maelstrom to let it go. "Frozen" is here. Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit "Frozen."

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