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Good and evil at the TSA — and what to do about it

After a preposterously positive TSA screening experience before my flight from Hilo, Hawaii, to Maui last week, I get it. I know why the agency assigned to protect America's transportation systems has a few fans — and an apologist or two.

Would you shop at this store?

Would you take your kids into this store?

Whose responsibility are those unaccompanied minors?

Christina Welsch is young, dresses conservatively, and is usually alone when she flies.

Do kids belong on an overnight flight?

All Ed Lawrence wanted was a little rest.

Should I feel guilty for refusing to give up my seat to a family?

There are at least two sides to every story, and in the recent controversy involving kids and airline seating, the […]

Do I deserve a refund for a “minor” problem on my river cruise?

Bill and Mary Lou Haas were looking forward to a peaceful European river cruise booked through Vantage Travel during the Christmas holidays. But their expectations were figuratively shattered when they found several unexpected guests would be joining them on their vacation: kids.

Aboard the Epic with kids … and cartoons

This is the view from our cabin aboard the NCL Epic. Nothing but the ship's wake and dark blue Mediterranean as far as the eye can see.
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