An American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston was diverted to Syracuse, New York, Monday morning after the captain became ill and later died, according to an airline spokeswoman. Andrea Huguely said Flight 550 left Phoenix at 11:55 p.m. local time and was diverted mid-flight, landing shortly
Something struck me last week as President Barack Obama stood in the White House's press briefing room addressing the nation after the mass shooting in Oregon. I wondered what would happen if the president took to the airwaves every Monday after Chicago's weekend death toll. What if he delivered
Some friends and I were talking recently about how our moms approached the topic of puberty with us when we were kids. The answers ranged from "handed me a brochure, eyes cast downward" to "she didn't." Times have (mostly) changed. Comfort and intimacy levels between moms and daughters have increased
Retailers really, really want to wean American shoppers off our recession-era addiction to discounts. Will it be possible for them to resist the temptation to slap “40% off” signs everywhere to attract customers? Retail forecasts for this holiday season show that retailers want to avoid selling products at a discount, while consumers plan to make their shopping decisions according to price.
Reuters combined market research, consumer polls, and retailers’ own predictions to forecast how this shopping season will go down.
Though you might be tempted to lash out at someone asking you to please, quiet down in a movie theater, dumping soda on a fellow patron could get you arrested for battery. One theatergoer in Florida paid for his alleged movie rage with a trip to the county jail, after dumping a cup of soda on a fellow patron during a horror flick.
Police say the suspect and his girlfriend were talking during a screening of The Green Inferno, when a man seated behind them with his significant other asked them to “stop talking so they could watch the movie without interruption,” reports The Smoking Gun.