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Don't Lose Your Reservation - Here's How

No one knows exactly why part of Andrew Smith's business class airline reservation from Salt Lake City to San Juan, Puerto Rico, vanished. But when Smith clicked on American Airlines' website to check on his in-flight meal, he discovered he was going nowhere.<p>Despite the sophisticated technology …

U.S. stock futures fall on fresh China woes; bank results in focus

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell slightly on Wednesday as fresh economic data from China caused a selloff in commodities and investors awaited a raft of earnings reports.<p>* Consumer inflation in China rose 1.6 percent in September, less than the 1.8 percent expected, feeding worries of …

Trevor Noah Will Need Some Time to Make The Daily Show His Own

The first new full-time Daily Show host in 16 years was cautious but good enough on his first night.<p>Probably no one, beyond a handful of comedians, envied <b>Trevor Noah’s</b> position last night. On his first, perfectly fine night as host of <i>The Daily Show</i>, he had one of the toughest acts to follow in all …

Oil settles below $39 a barrel for the first time since Feb. 2009

The plunge in oil prices accelerated Monday in line with the selloff in global financial markets, with West Texas Intermediate crude futures settling …

Jeff Bezos has responded to a report slamming Amazon's working conditions

Over the weekend, The New York Times published a lengthy feature about what it's like to work for the online-retail giant.<p>It describes a "bruising workplace," in which employees (known as "Amazonians") work long hours and are pushed extremely hard. Here's one particularly cutting paragraph from the …

WOLVERINE 3: Hugh Jackman Teases Berserker Rage and Sabretooth's Return

Why You Should Always Slice Steak Against the Grain

It's just more delicious.<p>A steak is a steak any way you slice it. But it's more tender when you slice against the grain. This applies regardless of whether it's strip steak or flank steak.<p>The idea is that instead of cutting parallel to the long fibers of cooked muscle tissue, you cut against them. …