As a strong winter storm approaches the northeast, airlines have already canceled 370 flights by Friday afternoon in anticipation of the storm, which is expected to bring blizzard conditions to some, and heavy winter snow up to 2 feet beginning Friday night. Most airlines have begun instituting weather waivers, allowing...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comLakeland, Fla. - The 38th annual Sun N' Fun Fly-In air show starts today in Lakeland Florida and is expected to attract as many as 160,000 visitors along with nearly 100 experimental aircraft plus the usual warbirds, and other flying craft. The event is at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport...
The tiny island nation of Kiribati has banned commercial fishing in the Phoenix Island’s Protected Area starting January 1, 2015, according to Anote Tong, Kiribati’s President.  The coral reefs and surrounding area is considered one of the world’s most pristine archipelagos. In comments during the announcement, Tong said the area...
DOT statistics released for the first half of 2011 show United, US Airways and Continental Airlines, take the top three spots for complaints about major airlines. While overall complaints are down compared to the same time last year, they've only decreased by 400. Much of that is attributed to Twitter...
Orlando, Fla. - Southwest Airlines in partnership with Sea World in Orlando has unveiled a new logo jet, Penguin One, to celebrate the park's new Antarctica attraction. Emblazoned on the side of the Boeing 737-700 airplane is a Gentoo penguin, one of the many types found both in Antarctica and at...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comThe massive weather event moving its way across the U.S. has killed at least two, as blizzard conditions hit nine states, and a tornado outbreak races across the southeast states. Tens of thousands of travelers are stranded in airports from Houston to New York and several roads and highways...
Archaeologists have discovered a burial site of the Scottish Peninsula that contains that remains of a Viking chief along with a boat, ax, and sword. The remains have been dated to over 1,000 years so far and further tests are underway to help determine a more accurate date. This is...
A massive 2,370-pound saltwater crocodile has been captured in the Philippines, and it only took a team of 30 men 21 days to catch it. The crocodile was caught in Bunawan Township and dozens of villagers and several veteran croc hunters helped hunt the 21-foot crocodile. Once caught, it took...
Port Everglades, Fla. - Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas had to be decontaminated following 54 guests and 10 crew members becoming ill with what is believed to be Norovirus following its return to port on Saturday. Norovirus is a virus commonly found on board ships and can be deadly in...
Bristol, U.K. - A rare earthquake struck the town of Cornwall, England at 7:40 a.m. eastern time this morning and lasted for a few seconds. According to the British Geological Society, the quake measured only 2.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale but was felt as far away as Austell and Padstow. There...