| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
On Saturday, March 7, 1914, George Herman Ruth planted his feet in the batter's box of the baseball diamond at the Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville, N.C., and slammed a pitch.
The confident rookie, who had just signed with the Baltimore Orioles,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Travel rewards cards can help you earn free plane tickets and hotel stays — perks that would appeal to any young traveler on a shoestring budget. And today, big bonuses for people who sign up for a card for the first time are making the rewards even...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
A month after the merger of American Airlines and US Airways became official, the new carrier took steps Tuesday to give passengers access to the loyalty rewards programs and airport lounges for the two airlines.
Airline officials said the merger that...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The New York Times website was down Wednesday morning because of "technical difficulties," the newspaper said.
Users trying to access nytimes.com were greeted by an error message.
The New York Times, via its Twitter feed, did not give an...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.
On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:16 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, who was the perceived front-runner to be the next Federal Reserve chief until he pulled out in the face of liberal opposition, predicted Wednesday that nominee Janet L. Yellen would be a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The New York Times website appeared to be slowly coming back online after being out for about an hour Wednesday.
The outage, which caught readers and the Times' newsroom offguard, seems to be over.
The New York Times communications department said...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways may be resolved without a court battle.
The two sides have agreed to meet with a mediator at the suggestion of the judge who was set to hear the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Despite a downgrade to its credit rating, Australia's national airline said it remains financially strong and continues with "business as usual."
The Qantas Group issued the statement Friday, one day after Standard & Poor's dropped the credit rating for...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The city-owned Los Angeles Convention Center entered a new era Tuesday when the private company hired to run the facility named its new general manager.
Anschutz Entertainment Group, which won a contract to run the center in October, named Brad...