PREGNANT

Disabled combat veteran and pregnant wife left to fend for themselves after “weather” delay

How “transparent” are airlines? That’s not an abstract question for David Robins, who recently found himself on an American Airlines flight with his five-months-pregnant wife.

They endured a 17-hour delay.

American offered him reasons for the hold-up, but he’s skeptical. And he’s angry. He wonders if gate agents tell you the real story when it comes to delays. He also doesn’t understand why they didn’t help him.
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What to expect if you’re expecting to cruise

Bryan and Fola Nelson were excited about their upcoming five-night Bahamas cruise on the Carnival Fascination. It was to be their last vacation before the birth of their first child.

Then, not long before their scheduled departure, Carnival delivered some bad news: Not only would Fola Nelson be denied boarding, but the cruise line would also pocket her entire fare, minus port taxes.
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