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Archive: January 4, 2009 - January 10, 2009

Thursday News Round-Up

Two major stories about discrimination on airlines: You probably heard about the nine Muslim passengers who were pulled off their AirTran flight from DCA to Orlando, subsequently denied re-boarding, then offered an apology by AirTran on New Year's Day. And how about the $240,000 T-shirt? Jet Blue settled with Iraqi-born...

By Christina Talcott | January 8, 2009; 4:34 PM ET | Comments (6)

Inauguration News: Lincoln Did Not Sleep Here

Most likely, your chances of nabbing an invite to a sleepover in the Lincoln Bedroom are as slim as Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff getting off with only 100 hours of community service. However, those who want to count sheep in the 16th president's bed, or at least a replica, can...

By Andrea Sachs | January 7, 2009; 10:41 AM ET | Comments (3)

Travel Deals: French Riviera, N.Y.C. and More

If you're looking for cheap digs in Cannes on the French Riviera, set your alarm for 6 a.m. Friday. Hotel Martinez will begin taking reservations then for its 80th anniversary deal. It will offer 80 rooms for stays Feb. 1-28 at 80 euros a night double (about $109), including breakfast;...

By Carol Sottili | January 6, 2009; 11:22 AM ET | Comments (0)


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