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TSA Probes Botched Bag Inspections

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The federal Transportation Security Administration says 12 security officers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport botched som...

Confessions of An Airline Baggage 'Thrower': Why You Should Buy A Four-Wheeler Suitcase

George Hobica | Posted 02.15.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Ever wonder why airlines lose, delay and damage bags? We asked an airline baggage handler who, of course, spoke to us anonymously, what it's like in the belly of the beast and on the tarmac.

Cutting Your Losses: How To Know When It's Time

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
M. Lin

The end of the year is a great time to look back on the year and assess where some of your biggest "sunk costs" went, in terms of finances, time and energy.

Newt's Baggage

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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'Jack The Cat' Dies

Posted 01.07.2012 | Travel

The tenacious cat that survived a two-month ordeal at an airport baggage facility this summer has finally succumb to his injuries and died after eutha...

PHOTOS: What Do You Travel With?

Posted 10.22.2011 | Travel

Baggage: we've all got it. For travel writers and editors it usually comes in the form of a black wheelie bag exhibiting numerous rips and scratches, ...

The Cost of Baggage Fees and Airport Frustrations

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Since the imposition of bag fees, airlines in the United States have earned more than $6 billion.

Storage and Letting Go

Mark Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Mark Schwartz

I met my ex at the storage room last week. I took away a lesson in letting go. The storage room is in a nondescript concrete structure in Yonkers, a...

Spirit Airlines Will Now CHARGE A Fee For Carry-On Bags

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based budget carrier, announced this morning that it will become the first American airline to impose a fee for carry-on ...

Jerry Springer Hosts 'Baggage,' New Game Show Network Dating Show

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Jerry Springer is reinventing himself again, this time as host of a dating game series. "Baggage," debuting next month on the Gam...

Air Travel Made Greener: 4 Tips

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Though air travel is unavoidable at times, there are a few things responsible travelers can do to make flights greener.

Senate Amtrak Gun Law: U.S. Senate Approves Firearms On Trains

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Wednesday to permit passengers on the Amtrak passenger railroad to transport handguns in their checked baggage. T...

JFK Baggage Malfunction Delays American Airlines Flights

WNBC.com, Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Luggage stacked up at John F. Kennedy International Airport today as American Airlines' baggage system malfunctioned and forced manual screening of lu...