The Strange Reason John McCain Refused to Take Direct Flights From Phoenix to D.C. for 30 Years 

  When federal restrictions prevented airlines from flying directly between Washington, D.C. and any city more than 1,250 miles away, Sen. John McCain took a stand on behalf of his adoptive hometown of Phoenix. The federal perimeter rule required that all flights to and from Reagan National Airport must be shorter than 1,250 miles, and Continue Reading

Happy Christmas! The 5 Most Spell-Binding Surprises for Muggles at Wizarding World

Muggles can now experience Christmas in the Wizarding World — and you don’t even need a forged permission slip. The charming wizarding village of Hogsmeade, which is the setting for Harry Potter’s wintry adventures in J.K. Rowling‘s Potterverse — despite the fact that year after year, the Dursleys wouldn’t give him permission to go — Continue Reading

Get a First Look at the Anthony Bourdain Special Dedicated to the Late Chef’s Impact

The Parts Unknown episode on Oct. 14 will look a lot different than usual. CNN is paying tribute to Anthony Bourdain with a special episode of the late chef‘s hit travel series. The one hour episode titled “Bourdain’s Impact,” which airs during Parts Unknown‘s usual time slot at 9 p.m., will “explore how Anthony Bourdain’s Continue Reading

Southwest Flight Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Game of Footsie Goes Too Far

  An undesired game of footsie escalated into an emergency landing on a recent Southwest Airlines flight. Justin Riley Brafford, a 29-year-old Texan, allegedly harassed a woman on a flight from Los Angeles heading to Dallas on Oct. 16. The criminal complaint says that Brafford was in the middle seat and the woman was in Continue Reading