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Colorado woman assaulted son on flight, complaint says
Colorado woman assaulted son on flight, complaint says

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal complaint accuses a Colorado woman of assaulting her son during a flight from Boston to Salt Lake City. The complaint...

VIDEO: They made her put out her cigarette. She then threatened to kill everyone on the plane.
VIDEO: They made her put out her cigarette. She then threatened to kill everyone on the plane.

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Southwest Airlines says it all started with a cigarette. A passenger was smoking in the bathroom somewhere between Portland and Sacramento on...

Ultimate Colorado fourteener trophies are found in Leadville
Ultimate Colorado fourteener trophies are found in Leadville

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Dec 11, 2017

LEADVILLE - When Peter Frykholm steps out of his house and looks down the street at Colorado's highest peaks, mounts Elbert and Massive, he sees them...

In Spain's northern Basque region, San Sebastian shines
In Spain's northern Basque region, San Sebastian shines

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

We ended up in San Sebastian by happenstance. After committing to two weeks in southern France, my wife and I discovered that friends were planning a...

Delta flight makes emergency bathroom stop in Montana 
Delta flight makes emergency bathroom stop in Montana 

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

BILLINGS, Mont. — A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings after the plane's toilets stopped working and passengers...

Frontier pilots demonstrate in Denver amid pay fight 
Frontier pilots demonstrate in Denver amid pay fight 

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

DENVER — Frontier Airlines pilots picketed in downtown Denver Thursday in a bid for public support in their long running fight with the Denver-based...

Colorful Colorado: How a Vietnam veteran's carousel dream came true
Colorful Colorado: How a Vietnam veteran's carousel dream came true

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

NEDERLAND - Out on the boat he built to sail the Pacific and try to forget Vietnam's hellfire and everything he saw behind a machine gun and the world...

Selfies with llamas? Leaning out of a helicopter? Travel photographer Gray Malin has done it all
Selfies with llamas? Leaning out of a helicopter? Travel photographer Gray Malin has done it all

By: - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Winter is coming, but you wouldn't know it by flipping through Gray Malin's new book. "Escape," Malin's latest collection of travel photographs, can...

Earn your drink at these incredibly hard-to-reach bars
Earn your drink at these incredibly hard-to-reach bars

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 2, 2017

If you crave more than a generic corner pub or bar, don your explorer's hat and quench your thirst at these spots in the farthest-flung corners of the...

Maroon Bells Scenic Area experiences jump in visitation 
Maroon Bells Scenic Area experiences jump in visitation 

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 30, 2017

ASPEN — A Colorado recreation official says visitation to the Maroon Bells Scenic Area outside Aspen has increased by almost 40 percent in the past two...

Union: Many American Airlines flights in December lack scheduled pilots
Union: Many American Airlines flights in December lack scheduled pilots

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

DALLAS — American Airlines is scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period after a glitch in the...

$162 million contract approved for DIA train maintenance
$162 million contract approved for DIA train maintenance

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 28, 2017

The City Council signed off Monday on a $162 million operations and maintenance contract for Denver International Airport’s underground train that...

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane
Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 28, 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany — Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along...

Taking laps of luxury at Beaver Creek Resort
Taking laps of luxury at Beaver Creek Resort

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

On a bright, bluebird day in January, I slalomed through an evergreen forest at high speed, madly chasing my husband as he pushed his own gear to its...

DIA’s underground train will get more cars and maintenance amid airport expansion
DIA’s underground train will get more cars and maintenance amid airport expansion

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Rapid passenger growth is driving big projects at Denver International Airport, from a $650 million renovation of the iconic tented terminal...

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More than 200 people sickened onboard Ovation of Seas cruise

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More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier...

AAA predicts record travel over Christmas and New Year's

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Comforted by a strong economy, more Americans than ever are expected to travel over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Auto club AAA said Thursday...

Greenway, Ellis to be in South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two former professional athletes are being inducted into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame next year. Linebacker Chad...

Thousands of passengers affected by Niki airline's grounding
Thousands of passengers affected by Niki airline's grounding

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BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of European travelers could be left stranded by the bankruptcy of Austrian budget carrier Niki. The airline ceased flight...

Albuquerque high school students eyeing 'civil rights tour'

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of Albuquerque high school students is trying to raise money to visit sites linked to the Civil Rights Movement in the...

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

By: 0 18 hr ago

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer....

'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsule
'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsule

By: 0 Yesterday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' has rocketed almost all the way to space, just in time for the new Star Wars movie....

Collision in Switzerland's Gotthard road tunnel kills 2

By: 0 Yesterday

BERLIN (AP) — A head-on collision Wednesday between a car and a truck in Switzerland's Gotthard Tunnel has left two people dead and forced the...

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors
US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was...

Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon
Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon, but a review under the...

Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies
Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker of adventure and...

'Booze Traveler' host Jack Maxwell, 54, says he has cancer

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Travel Channel host Jack Maxwell says he's undergoing treatment for cancer. The personality behind the popular "Booze Traveler" series...

Sans hurricanes, air travel more predictable in October

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air travel was comparatively hassle-free in October compared with the previous month, when a pair of hurricanes wreaked havoc on...

Ryanair faces strike threats in Germany, Ireland

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — A union called Tuesday on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, while the...

EU clears easyJet purchase of part of Germany's Air Berlin

By: 0 Tue, Dec 12, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union has cleared easyJet's planned acquisition of part of bankrupt German airline Air Berlin. Air Berlin, which was...

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