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Meet the new face of air travel

Air travel has become one of the most unpleasant experiences imaginable: Long lines, delayed flights and overpriced food. But a new model is emerging that aims to bring comfort and even a hint of luxury to the average traveler. Full Story

Virgin Mobile FreeFest canceled

One of the region's most popular music festivals won't take place this summer at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Virgin has not said why. Full Story

Lorde lands first 'Mockingjay' single

The teen sensation has been tapped to record the first single for the next "Hunger Games" installment and curate the companion album. Full Story

Apps to bring out your inner artist

Like to sing, paint and dance? Check out these artsy smartphone apps to bring our your creative side. (Photos) Full Story

What's your favorite Smithsonian icon?

Will Bao Bao be mauled by the T. rex? Will Wonder Woman lasso Wile E. Coyote? Vote to choose the institution's most iconic object. Full Story


'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

Don't worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I'll be ready. Full Story