With record Memorial Day travel behind us, how’s this summer shaping up for air travelers?
Working at a church, I regularly visit with people who are stuck in the cycle of poverty. The pattern is always very similar.
They all have a story of tough luck, followed by more tough luck, followed by even more tough luck.
There is often a medical emergency for them or a family member, a job lost unfairly and sometimes hope for a job on the horizon. Sometimes.
Meet May Flaum, online crafts instructor, social media maven and hacking victim. But unlike most hacking victims, Flaum says her accounts were repeatedly violated while her cable company and social media companies stood by and watched.
Karen Momsen-Evers, a Southwest Airlines passenger, received a text message from her husband shortly before her plane was to taxi that read, “Karen, please forgive me for what I am about to do, I am going to kill myself.”
If you miss one leg of a flight, can an airline really cancel the rest of your trip?
As the National Transportation Board (NTSB) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have learned more about the Amtrak Train 188 derailment, the FRA has already begun to require Amtrak make changes in their safety systems. But there appears to be other common sense improvements Amtrak and FRA should at least consider implementing which can save many lives in a train accident.