Record gas prices are driving commuters to buses and trains in mass. Commentator Robert Reich says unless we're willing to upgrade our transit systems, those drivers won't find anything on public transit but more frustration.
In its latest move to beat rising fuel prices, United says it will fire about 1,500 employees and ground its entire fleet of Boeing B737's. Nancy Marshall Genzer tells us who might get hit hard as a result.
It might seem strange, but a quick online search for cars will reveal that an SUV is less expensive these days than an economy car. Scott Jagow talks to USA Today travel columnist Bill McGee about the rising price of smaller cars.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes did it. So did Eva Longoria and Tony Parker. But saying vows in exotic places is not just for Hollywood royalty. One study says destination weddings quadrupled in the last decade. Why are they so popular?
United's CEO sent a note to employees today saying the airline was not going to merge with US Airways. Jeremy Hobson reports why mergers aren't necessarily a good idea anyway but why this might add to US Airways' trouble.
British Airways has raised its fuel surcharges for the second time in a month and the thirteenth time in four years -- this time by 27 percent. Stephen Beard reports what other airlines are also pushing up fees.
The CEOs of United and US Airways are meeting today, and merger talks may not be too far off. But despite obvious hurdles, including different labor unions and systems, Jeremy Hobson reports they may not have much choice.