United wouldn't let violinist board with instrument

Jun 7, 2017

United wouldn't let violinist board with instrument

A classical musician has accused a United Airlines supervisor of barring her from boarding a plane with her centuries-old violin, sparking a scuffle that caused her to miss her flight and left her worried her hands — and by extension, her livelihood — may ...

In Canada, parks thrive but conservationists cry foul

May 28, 2017

In Canada, parks thrive but conservationists cry foul

On a highway in Banff National Park in western Canada, tourists hastily park their cars to catch a glimpse of a bear at the edge of the forest. “We’ve seen some amazing animal life up here, much more than a lot of other places ...

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

May 12, 2017

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

Airline and travel-industry groups are quietly expressing concern about a plan under consideration by U.S. security authorities to prohibit passengers from carrying their laptop computers into the cabin on flights from Europe. Extending electronics restrictions — now in place for travel from some Middle ...