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Thursday, February 27, 2014

American Airlines ends bereavement fares

American Airlines ends bereavement fares


American Airlines ends bereavement fares

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 02:10 PM PST

The bereavement fare was once the airline industry's gift to the traveler, an acknowledgement that a customer was flying for the saddest of reasons: a medical emergency or death in the family.

We've all read his work -- 'Godfather' of Helvetica font dies at 84

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 05:23 PM PST

Look at the letters in these words. Really look at them: the shape of the circle that makes the "o" and the roundness of the "c."

Court: School was within its rights to ban U.S. flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 08:04 PM PST

A California school that stopped students from wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo didn't violate their constitutional rights, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

North Korea launches missiles into sea

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 07:18 PM PST

North Korea launched four Scud missiles into the sea off its eastern coast Thursday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.

Nasty LinkedIn rejection goes viral

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 07:05 PM PST

When you're a city's "Communicator of the Year" and have hailed yourself as a "passionate advocate" for job-seekers, you probably ought not blast one of those job-seekers in a snide, dismissive e-mail.

Not just Spike Lee's Brooklyn: Gentrification spurs tensions nationwide

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 02:37 PM PST

A walk along the streets of Columbia Heights in northern Washington is a trip down memory lane for Franklin Garcia, 44.

Russian troop movements near Ukraine raise concerns, U.S. official says

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 01:58 PM PST

Russian military exercises near Ukraine are raising concerns that Moscow may be putting troops in position to move across the border if such orders are issued, a senior U.S. official familiar with the most recent administration assessment told CNN Thursday.

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, facing fresh rape charges, turns himself in

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 10:02 PM PST

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, wanted in New Orleans in connection with the alleged rapes of two women, has turned himself in to Los Angeles authorities.

Congress takes the year off

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 02:22 PM PST

It's a political axiom that the closer Congress gets to an election, the less work it gets done.

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