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Trump administration announces new ‘civil rights’ division to allow LGBT discrimination

The Department of Health and Human Services announced the creation of a new and dangerous division of the Office of Civil Rights today that will …

Civil Rights

Gun violence in America, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

'Cabin crew refused to let me move seats away from masturbating passenger'

A woman was left "shaking and crying" after being told that she couldn’t move seats away from a man who had allegedly been masturbating next to her while she slept on a plane.<p>Chloe King claimed that she awoke from a nap on an American Airlines flight to Paris to be told by a member of the cabin …

American Airlines

Airfares are going up

As if flying isn't frustrating enough, airfares are going up for the first time in years.<p>Delta Air Lines (DAL) said Thursday that its passengers paid higher fares on average in the second quarter for the first time in more than two years. It also forecast that fares will continue to climb.<p>The news …

LGBT community prepares for a march -- and a fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two years after the White House was adorned in rainbow colors to commemorate the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, gay rights activists and lawmakers are preparing to march on Washington again, saying the current President threatens to erase those gains.<p>Gay …

Global warming could make flying even more awful than it is today

There could be yet another unwelcome side effect to global warming: bumpier airplane rides.<p>Higher amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could alter jet streams—narrow, high-altitude, channels of fast-moving air—and make severe turbulence more than twice as common by the middle of this …

Climate Change

The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

A High School Boy Just Sued Because He Has To Share Bathrooms With A Transgender Student

The lawsuit takes arguments used in the past by transgender students and flips them.

Hacks to Survive a 20-Hour Flight—Without a Laptop or Tablet

On Monday night, travelers flying to the U.S. from eight Muslim-majority countries started receiving warnings that they’d need to pack all …

How Sean Spicer lost his credibility

The White House press secretary has always been a spin artist.<p>Spinning is not lying, Clinton press secretary Dee Dee Myers once said, but rather "marshaling the facts in service of an argument." As President Reagan's longtime press secretary Larry Speakes put it, "spinning aims to minimize the …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk Slams Trump's NASA Bill on Twitter

The SpaceX CEO criticized the president's $19.5 billion appropriations bill.<p>Elon Musk is challenging President Donald Trump's new NASA bill, saying it does nothing to boost his private company's mission to Mars. The SpaceX CEO has a big stake in the game -- he's spent a large amount of time and …

Travel Industry Reacts With Caution and Frustration to New Airline Electronics Ban

With the United States and the UK enacting sweeping restrictions on the electronic devices passengers can carry in the cabin on inbound flights, the …

Keep Riding the Subway, by All Means, But Know It’s Not as Green as You Think

Say you're a city, the wannabe green kind, full of citizens who want to sustain the planet. You've built public spaces full of plants and trees, …

“I see my son in every one of them”: with a spike in suicides, parents of Utah’s queer youth fear the worst

Is the Mormon Church's doctrine to blame for LGBTQ youth suicides? Parents seek answers.<p>Wendy Montgomery’s son buried his best friend in July. There’s a photo Montgomery keeps close, encapsulating their grief: Her son Jordan, just 18, leads a group of men in white shirts carrying the casket. He …

LGBTQI

A Tribute to the Late, Great Barrier Reef in Pictures

Australian Government

7 psychological concepts that explain the Trump era of politics

American politics can seem baffling. Psychology is here to help.<p>These are strange, unsettling times. And for the past several months, I’ve been asking psychologists variations on a basic question: What research can best help us reckon with uncomfortable social and political realities — like the …

Soon we'll actually know where planes are as they fly over the ocean

Initial data is coming back from a system that will give air traffic control a global picture<p>This month marks three years since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. On March 8, while flying from Malaysia to China, the plane deviated from its planned route, slipping from the range of radar …

Air Traffic

Trump Somehow Found a Way to Insult Women at the Unveiling of An Airplane

Following up his 77-minute press conference from hell on Thursday, Donald Trump spoke to his base in Charleston, South Carolina this afternoon at the …

Donald Trump

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Beginning in 1936, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin set about deliberately murdering 700,000 people in the Great Purge, an act...<p>Originally published on …

Swiss Boeing 777 diverts to remote Arctic Canada

Passengers bound for sunny Southern California made an unexpected visit to Canada's Arctic region Wednesday when their Swiss International Air Lines Boeing 777 made an emergency landing in tiny Iqaluit.<p>Swiss Flight 40 was headed from Zurich to Los Angeles, flying near Canada’s far north when it …

Etihad and Lufthansa Announce Closer Partnership - Live and Let's Fly

In a joint press conference with Etihad CEO James Hogan and Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr, the two carriers announced a strengthened codeshare …

Spaceport plans delayed by Brexit

<b>Plans for legislation to enable the development of the UK's first commercial spaceports have been delayed by Brexit, BBC Scotland understands.</b><p>The UK government announced in the Queen's Speech in May last year that it would bring forward a bill.<p>Two Scottish sites have announced plans to bid for the …

Great Britain

American, Qantas Want to Coordinate Prices and Schedules Under Trump

American Airlines and Qantas, Oneworld partners, may see the presidency of Donald Trump as an opportunity to reapply to get permission from the U.S. …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Private Space Station Coming Soon? Company Aiming for 2020 Launch

Work is underway to establish the world's first private, international commercial space station, a complex that would serve a global community of …

Delta Passenger Assaults Muslim Worker in Sky Club at JFK - Points Miles & Martinis

A recent incident in the Delta Sky Club at the JFK airport led to a <b>Delta customer being charged with assault</b>, after going up to a Muslim worker in …

See a driverless bus putter through the streets of Paris

Paris has become the latest metropolis to welcome self-driving shuttle buses.<p>The city first offered rides on the two "EZ10" buses on Monday, Jan. 23 with city officials eager to prepare for the "revolution" of autonomous vehicles.<p>Both box-shaped, electric shuttles puttering along a designated lane …

France

Fingerprint checks and iris scans are coming to LAX — but you have to pay for them

A New York-based company that can confirm a person's identity using fingerprints and iris scans has announced plans for a major expansion, including the installation of its equipment to screen passengers at Los Angeles International Airport.<p>The biometric screening company, called Clear, has its …

Flying

Postpartum Depression Is Fundamentally Different From Other Mood Disorders

Experts say understanding these nuances will go a long way to providing better treatment options.<p>As many as 1 in 5 new mothers will suffer from severe depression or anxiety after giving birth, and a woman is significantly more likely to suffer from one of these conditions during her first year as a …

BA cabin crew to strike for six more days

A bitter pay dispute between British Airways and some Heathrow-based cabin crew has escalated, with the Unite union calling six days of strike action …