Southwest Airlines has announced it will add seven new routes out of Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport, DCA, as it receives new slots that were given up by American/U.S. Airways as a condition of that merger. New routes from DCA include flights to Chicago Midway, Nashville, New Orleans, Tampa, Akron-Canton,...
Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service, a unit of the Department of the Interior, has said that 69 parks are either closed or have limited access and restricted hours due to damage caused from Hurricane Sandy. The hardest hit areas include New Jersey, New York, and West Virginia and the...
A California man, Robert Biggs, claimed a bear saved him from an attack by a large mountain lion near Whiskey Flats Wilderness Area in California while out bear watching. In his report to the California Department of Fish and Game, DFG, he claims he was out to bear watching when...
A large storm is settling over the eastern seaboard of the United States and air travel is beginning to have some delays; travelers should check with their airline before leaving for the airport. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel season of the year with an estimated 23 million travelers flying over...
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...
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...
Disney Cruise Lines has announced they are shifting their operation and moving ships around with Miami to become home port to the Disney Magic and Barcelona Spain to become home port for the Disney Wonder in 2013. Port Canaveral will remain home port with its newest and largest ships, the...
The Verruckt waterslide being built at Kansas City water park will become the world's tallest at 17 stories, and the fastest at 65mph and riders sit in a raft to take the plunge down a drop that is taller than Niagara Falls or the Statue of Liberty and then...
Houston, TX - Caribbean Princess at the port in Houston. Image: KHOU The Caribbean Princess was forced to return to its Houston port after 170 passengers became sick from an outbreak of the Norovirus, the same virus that forced a Royal Caribbean ship, Explorer of the Seas, to return to...
Jacksonville, NC - Hurricane Irene has weakened slightly, with sustained winds topping out at 100 mph, the pressure at 951mb, and is approximately 300 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras North Carolina and the outer banks.  It has also slowed down slightly, which increases the duration of storm surges and torrential...