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There's a new world's busiest airport

There's a new world's busiest airport

For the first time in a decade, Chicago's O'Hare topped Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson in total flights
Paddleboarder gets scary close to orcas, shoots incredible video

Paddleboarder gets scary close to orcas, shoots incredible video

California man "too excited to be scared" as orcas dive directly beneath his board
Cuba travel to be easier for Americans

Cuba travel to be easier for Americans

Americans will face fewer obstacles in traveling to Cuba under new regulations announced by the Obama administration
Free climbers summit El Capitan via Dawn Wall

Free climbers summit El Capitan via Dawn Wall

Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson are the first free climbers to ever reach the top of El Capitan using this route
Heightened security checks coming to U.S. airports

Heightened security checks coming to U.S. airports

The Department of Homeland Security is increasing security checks at American airports because of concerns over new bomb-making instructions released by al Qaeda in Yemen
Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself.
Free climbers near summit of Yosemite's El Capitan

Free climbers near summit of Yosemite's El Capitan

Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are days away from reaching a new height
Transatlantic flight nears supersonic speeds

Transatlantic flight nears supersonic speeds

Passengers taking the JFK to Heathrow red-eye on British Airways got a helpful boost from stronger-than-average winds, cutting 90 minutes off the scheduled flight time
Beautiful NASA posters advertise intergalactic vacations

Beautiful NASA posters advertise intergalactic vacations

Space agency's art team hopes retro images will promote interest in Kepler telescope project’s work discovering potentially habitable worlds
California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

High-speed rail travel on the west coast? California is one step closer to making it a reality