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Archive: August 17, 2008 - August 23, 2008

Friday Photo: What a View!

This week's Friday Photo, by Susan Mastellone of Silver Spring, caught our attention with the sculpture in the foreground, photographer off to the side and skyline in the background. Mastellone's description of her photo, which she took in early August, grabbed us, too: "I took my 19 year old daughter...

By Christina Talcott | August 22, 2008; 3:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

No (Airline) Food For You

Starting Oct. 1, there will be no such thing as a free meal on United Airline's flights between Washington Dulles and Europe. The airline will become the first major carrier to start charging economy seat passengers for food on transatlantic flights (first and business-class passengers will continue to receive free...

By Carol Sottili | August 22, 2008; 11:07 AM ET | Comments (33)

'Summer Vacation' Ideas for September

Back in April, a friend told me she couldn't wait until it got warm. I told her that I never hope for summer to start, because next thing I know, it's Christmas. Maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration, but, of all the seasons, summer seems to pass the most...

By Carol Sottili | August 19, 2008; 2:12 PM ET | Comments (6)

New Protocol for Laptops

Good news for road warriors. As of this past Saturday (Aug. 16), you no longer had to remove your laptop from its bag when going through airport security. But you probably had to invest in a new bag to meet the requirements. In order to be considered checkpoint friendly, the...

By Carol Sottili | August 18, 2008; 7:22 AM ET | Comments (8)


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