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Chicago-area air traffic center fully operational

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago air traffic center reopened early Monday, more than two weeks after damage from a deliberately set fire forced the cancellation of thousands of flights and disrupted travel nationwide, federal officials said.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014

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Report: School shooter wanted revenge for teasing

 

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Investigators say the student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at a suburban Denver high school described himself in a diary as "a psychopath with a superiority complex" and indicated he was exacting revenge for being teased in elementary school.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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AP NewsBreak: Girl Scouts membership drops sharply

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, youth and adult membership in the Girl Scouts has dropped sharply, intensifying pressure on the 102-year-old youth organization to find ways of reversing the trend.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's authority to screen airline passengers for potential Ebola exposure and order them quarantined if necessary is far-reaching and rooted in the Constitution and federal law, public health experts say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing, statistics that serve as the foundation for billions of dollars in advertising spending for the entire broadcast industry.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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Americans living longer as most death rates fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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New documentary is witness to Snowden NSA leak

NEW YORK (AP) — With an uncommon view of history in action, a new documentary captures Edward Snowden's leak of NSA documents as it unfolded in a Hong Kong hotel room.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014

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FAA, flight attendants square off over electronics

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly Friday in court.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014

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