The quest to end lost airline luggage

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Victor DaRosa stands under a scorching afternoon sun, loading bags onto a jet heading to Detroit.

  • Written by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Tropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Banks

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks have been spared from a tropical storm system that has been moving toward the state for two days, an official said Wednesday.

  • Written by BEN FINLEY, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

North Carolina beaches thin out ahead of tropical weather

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Crowds thinned Tuesday on the beaches of North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of a tropical weather system that threatened to bring strong winds and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas.

  • Written by BEN FINLEY, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press