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  • Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital

    Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
  • New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion

    New O'Hare runway leads to more landings — and congestion
    A new runway is allowing airplanes coming into O'Hare International Airport to shave several precious minutes off their time in the air but is also forcing those jets to spend more minutes taxiing to their gates after they have landed. The new east-west...
  • For Connecticut's Aerospace Firms, China Mission Sparks Effort To Gain Asia Certification

    When members of a Connecticut delegation met in Shanghai with top officials at the Chinese civilian aerospace manufacturing company recently, they already knew about the Asia certification for selling jet engine and airplane parts into the burgeoning...
  • Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare

    Getting Around: Storms sock on-time numbers at O'Hare
    This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway. In June, 15 percent of flights by...
  • Obama showing his vindictive streak

    Shutting down the government in an effort to use a budget fight to get rid of Obamacare is not the strategy I would have recommended for the GOP. And while Republicans can be blamed for starting the shutdown, it's increasingly apparent that President...
  • McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress

    McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress
    Think the automatic budget cuts Congress ordered at the beginning of March — the so-called sequester — haven't caused any pain yet? Think again. Judging from the squeals we're hearing from members of Congress whose districts are threatened...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun

    The Biblioracle: Anticipating books is half the fun
    By now, you've probably all thoroughly digested Jeff Bezos' "60 Minutes" bombshell that he foresees a future in which Amazon delivers books via drones. The reactions seemed to range from "that's awesome" to "that's idiotic" to "that's impossible." I...
  • Rosenthal: In Asiana Airlines crash, finding Boeing 777's success in safety

    It's rare for anything or anyone to get credit for doing what is expected of them, let alone when something goes horribly, horribly awry. But Saturday's crash-landing of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International is a reminder of just how...
  • Our leaders let an opportunity fly by

    Our leaders let an opportunity fly by
    SACRAMENTO—You might think that testing robotic aircraft for future civilian use would be a quintessential California enterprise. But not if you're a U.S. senator from the state. The governor's not exactly a cheerleader for the idea, either....
  • Harris: Even dry cleaning is going digital

     Harris: Even dry cleaning is going digital
    Two 20-something Chicagoans are combining technology and dirty laundry to create a business. The idea is to create a more efficient system for city dwellers to get their dry cleaning done than having to rely on a neighborhood store with limited hours....