• Orlando's not the only hot spot: theme park fun around US

    Updated: 35 min ago

    Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the openings of Disney World's Pandora-World of Avatar and Universal's Volcano Bay water park. But plenty of new attractions are opening elsewhere, from interactive rides that offer...

  • Same sex couple says Southwest discriminated against them

    Updated: 36 min ago

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Grant Morse tells USA Today (https://usat.ly/2qTGTgk ) he was in the family boarding area at the gate at the...

  • Airlines do limit what you can photograph, video on flights

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage on social media, the mea culpa by an airline CEO, the promise to treat customers better — none of it...

  • New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure. United Airlines Flight 1579 from Newark to San Francisco was scheduled to take off Tuesday night when officials say its engine caught...

  • Colorado Springs barbecue experts and award-winning cookbook authors give tips for smoking brisket

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, May 24, 2017

    With Memorial Day coming up, it's time to make a smoked beef brisket worth bragging about. And since we all know Texans are not shy about being a little boastful - all right, they're big on it - we turned to one who proudly knows his stuff and gave us some surefire tips for getting the...

  • What are cloud eggs? The latest food trend flooding your Instagram feed

    By Maura Judkis The Washington Post -
    Published: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Every week brings a new food photo fad. For everyone who's seen social media pictures of some weird, puffy eggs - meet cloud eggs, the new trendy food. Question: What are cloud eggs? Answer: Cloud eggs are eggs prepared with a technique that makes the whites puff up. Like clouds....

  • On Food: Colorado Springs gets new French culinary center

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, May 24, 2017

    Blandine Brutel, owner of The French Kitchen Cooking Classes, continues to amaze in her quest to educate about all things French. My introduction to this French-born lady was in 2008 when she operated Chez Blandine, a personal chef business until 2009. In 2010, she and a partner...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, May 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, May 20, 2017

    Here's a look at a variety of events Thursday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Uber on Tuesday admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years. "We are committed to paying every driver every penny they are owed — plus interest — as quickly as possible," Uber executive Rachel Holt said in a...

  • Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in...

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