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Why JetBlue does not need first class

JetBlue recently announced a seemingly minor change to its service—it is adding first class cabins on transcontinental flights. This will almost certainly add profit margin in the short run and increase options for customers. A “win-win,” to quote JetBlue CEO Dave Barger. But in the long run, we …

JetBlue

4 London Tours You Don't Already Know About

In a city as diverse and expansive as London, there's no shortage of things to do when visiting. But if you want to explore the city beyond Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, there are any number of tours that delve a bit deeper into London's unique and interesting history. Whether it's a food tour …

England

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

Photography

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Yellowstone National Park

Immigration Reform: AFL-CIO, US Chamber Of Commerce Come To A Meeting Of The Minds On Guest Workers

With the AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce both apparently agreeing to support a key element of the bipartisan, comprehensive …

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. While Florida has five of the 10 best islands in the United …

Best Free iPad App of the Week

Who doesn’t like free? And who doesn’t like great iPad apps? When the two come together it’s great stuff. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent free iPad app each week.<p>This week’s pick is <b>Reuters</b>, a superb new iPad app from one of the world’s leading news agencies.<p>The App …

Apps

Lord Carey attacks PM over Christian 'support'

<b>The former archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has accused David Cameron of making Christians feel marginalised.</b><p>He said it was a "bit rich" for the prime minister to tell religious leaders to oppose secularisation.<p>This follows comments made by the PM at a pre-Easter Downing Street reception for …

Religion

Oklahoma to allow horses to be slaughtered for meat

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma took a step toward allowing livestock owners to slaughter horses for food on Friday when the governor signed a bill that permits the practice, but processing plants must first be authorized by the federal government.<p>Governor Mary Fallin's action legalized the slaughter of …

China voices strong opposition to US cyber-espionage law

Government spokesman says limiting government purchases of Chinese IT "sends a very wrong signal"<p>China has come out in strong opposition to a new US law that restricts government purchases of Chinese technology, saying the measure threatens to harm economic relations between the two countries. The …

The Secret Republican Plan to Repeal Obamacare

Think the war was over when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the law? Mitch McConnell isn't ready to give up that easily.<p>A few minutes after the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision upholding President Obama's health-care law last summer, a senior adviser to Mitch McConnell walked into the …

Putin orders surprise military exercises

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered ordered surprise military exercises in the Black Sea region involving 7,000 troops and dozens of ships to test the army's battle readiness, the Kremlin said.<p>The order was presented to the Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in a sealed envelope in the middle …

West Virginia House Of Delegates Calls For Citizens United Constitutional Amendment

The Democratic-controlled West Virginia House of Delegates voted Thursday to call on Congress to enact a constitutional amendment overturning the Citizens United Supreme Court decision.<p>The resolution, which passed 60-39, asks for Congress to draft a constitutional amendment which would allow for …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

According to Starbucks, Chief Justice John Roberts Is a Victim of Credit Card Fraud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week was a big week for Chief Justice John Roberts. The two days of oral arguments tied to …

China offers businesses big opportunities, including the chance to have your data stolen

International businesses have flocked to China for years to try and grab a slice of the nation’s economic growth. That is why publishers never stop producing upbeat books such as this one, or this one, which appeal to entrepreneurs dreaming of the riches they could make by selling to just a …

Intellectual Property

Tensions rise on Korean peninsula

Kansas Lawmakers Mulling Details Of Bill That Could Quarantine People With HIV/AIDS

The Kansas legislature is near making into law a bill that critics say could allow officials to quarantine and isolate people living with …

Bodies found in Central African capital

The Red Cross in the Central African Republic has announced that it has "found 78 bodies" in the streets of the capital Bangui since it was seized last weekend by the Seleka rebel coalition.<p>"Since Saturday til today, our volunteers have found 78 bodies that were taken to the morgues.... We ask the …

Boehner Blasts Veteran GOP Lawmaker For 'Wetbacks' Comment

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Friday condemned the use of the term "wetbacks" by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, one of the party's most senior members of Congress.<p>Young's statement, his quick apology, and Boehner's statement that the remark was "beneath the dignity of the office he holds," come …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

Iceland’s experiment with crowd-sourcing its constitution just died

When Iceland decided it needed a new constitution, it took the novel approach of giving all of Iceland’s people a say. Alas, that constitution is now dead—or at the very least in a long, deep coma.<p>The rise and fall of the world’s first crowd-sourced constitution begins in the wake Iceland’s 2008 …

Europe

Venezuela's chocolate dreams melting away

News Videos and Video Clips

NYC to Sift Construction Debris for More 9/11 Remains

The city has collected about 60 dump truck loads of debris from construction areas around the World Trade Center site over the past two and a half …