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  • North Dakota blast prompts review of oil train safety

    A federal safety alert Thursday warned that crude oil flowing out of new fields in North Dakota may be more flammable than expected, a caution that comes several days after a train carrying about 3.5 million gallons of the same oil crashed in the state...
  • Small jet crashes at Aspen, Colo., airport; casualties feared

    A small private jet crashed and burst into flames as it landed in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday, witnesses and authorities said. An Aspen-Pitkin County Airport official, speaking with the Los Angeles Times, confirmed the crash and said the airport was...
  • World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers

    World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers
    Industry specialists say world cruises are gaining in popularity among well-heeled travelers who no longer want to hold off on bucket list trips and once-in-a-lifetime vacations until the economy fully recovers. These extended cruises, which typically...
  • Indiana Denny's becomes respite from cold for stranded motorists

    Indiana Denny's becomes respite from cold for stranded motorists
    A Northwest Indiana Denny’s off Interstate 65 became a source of food and shelter for the better part of a day for a former Chicago woman and several dozen other motorists who were forced off the highway during this week’s cold snap. Sarah...
  • Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains

    Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains
    New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
  • Asiana crash: Parents of victim file claim against San Francisco

    The parents of a 16-year-old girl killed after she was run over by two rescue vehicles at the scene of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport took steps this week toward filing a lawsuit against the city. Gan Ye and Xiao Yung...
  • Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport

    Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport
    Southwest Airlines suspended two pilots from flying after their jetliner with 124 passengers landed at the wrong airport near Branson, Mo., late Sunday, a spokeswoman said Monday. A Southwest captain, who has 15 years flying with the airline, and a...
  • Feds to probe why Southwest flight landed at wrong Missouri airport

    Federal officials will investigate why a Southwest Airlines flight landed at the wrong airport in southwest Missouri, coming safely to a screeching stop on a shorter runway about seven miles from its intended destination in Branson. The landing Sunday...
  • 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash

    About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday. An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
  • Southwest jet safely leaves after landing at wrong Missouri airport

    A Southwest Airlines jet that landed at the wrong Missouri airport successfully took off despite a short runway and was heading to an airport that can accommodate its size. The Boeing jet took off from the Taney County airport in Missouri without...
  • Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'

    Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'
    Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled. First, the actual benefits. Although both...