08/30/14 08:00 AM
MADRID (AP) — Spain's airport authority says a computer glitch in its automated air traffic control system has caused flight delays during one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. A spokeswoman for AENA says the control system failed around 11 a.m. (0900 GMT) Saturday and affected...
08/30/14 07:15 AM
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. The Antonov An-12 carrying seven crew members was on its way to Equatorial Guinea when...
08/29/14 05:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its websites. Terms of their agreement were...
08/29/14 03:30 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the...
08/26/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from demand for commercial aircraft, which tends to fluctuate sharply from month to month. Outside of transportation, orders dipped. Despite the...
08/26/14 10:45 AM
DETROIT (AP) — An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in January after getting complaints of malfunctions that reduced power-assisted...
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/24/14 12:52 AM
It's rare to find big business lobbying for free enterprise against corporate welfare. So it's pretty depressing to find it lobbying for corporate welfare in other instances.
08/23/14 09:45 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is receiving $47.8 million to "harden" its bridges against erosion. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state is receiving the money from the federal government to protect 20 bridges that are vulnerable to foundation erosion. The Democratic governor says...
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 05:39 PM
A train carrying crude oil that derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a Quebec town in July 2013 traveled through Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and North Dakota before the accident, a report from Canada's Transportation Safety Board said.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 02:40 PM
David Plouffe, the former campaign manager and senior adviser for President Obama, is joining Uber, the company announced Tuesday.
By Michael Barone | 08/19/14 02:21 PM
Parents have to pay lots more for things that are largely provided by or heavily regulated by government -- education (including child care) and health care.
By Sean Lengell | 08/07/14 03:32 PM
The Transportation Department on Thursday announced almost $334 million in emergency funds to help 21 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected emergencies.
By Brian Hughes | 08/06/14 04:57 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday ripped into congressional Republicans for not passing a gas tax increase to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The only problem? The White House doesn't support a gas tax increase, either.
By Ed Sykes | 08/06/14 04:01 PM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx thinks lawmakers can come together this fall to find a long term highway funding solution, but others aren't so optimistic.
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