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As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply cant leave

Hong Kong's new national security law has many in the former British colony worried that Beijing is stripping their city of its freedoms

12 Aug 2020 9:45 am
Boeing: No orders, more cancellations for grounded 737 Max

Boeing is reporting more weak numbers for airplane orders and deliveries

11 Aug 2020 9:41 pm
US passenger train company drops Virgin as partner

The partnership between Richard Bransons Virgin Group and the private Florida passenger train service Brightline is over

10 Aug 2020 9:15 pm
Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

Air travel is down sharply during the pandemic, but airport screeners are finding guns at a much higher rate

10 Aug 2020 8:43 pm
China business travel returns for Marriott, revenue tumbles

Marriott has reopened 91% of its hotels globally as business travel reemerges in China and worldwide occupancy, which tumbled to 11% in April, reached 34%

10 Aug 2020 5:19 pm
Morocco's carriage horses suffer as COVID-19 bars tourists

Morocco's restrictions to counter the coronavirus pandemic have taken a toll on the carriage horses in the tourist mecca of Marrakech

9 Aug 2020 5:20 pm
Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm, but virus slows businesses

Warren Buffetts company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market

8 Aug 2020 9:18 pm
New Zealand man appeals guilt in British backpacker slaying

A New Zealand man found guilty of murdering a British backpacker has appealed his conviction and punishment

6 Aug 2020 9:01 am
US cruises are off through October after infections overseas

With new coronavirus clusters sprouting aboard ships overseas, the U.S. cruise industry is extending its suspension of operations through October

5 Aug 2020 11:07 pm
Hotels criticized for taking virus money face investigation

Securities regulators are investigating three hotel companies that returned tens of millions in federal virus-relief money for transactions going back to 2018

5 Aug 2020 10:39 pm
Virgin Atlantic airline files for US bankruptcy protection

Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline is seeking protection from creditors as it tries to survive the pandemic that is slamming air travel

5 Aug 2020 5:47 am cuts workforce by thousands as travel atrophies

Hotel and home-sharing reservation site Booking

4 Aug 2020 9:21 pm
3 sightseeing balloons crash, as many as 20 injured

Between 16 and 20 people are injured after three hot air balloons crashed in western Wyoming

4 Aug 2020 1:25 am
Navy investigates video of dogs attacking Kaepernick fill-in

The U.S. Navy is investigating a video in which military work dogs attacked a Colin Kaepernick stand-in during a demonstration at a Navy Seal Museum fundraiser

3 Aug 2020 8:28 pm
AP PHOTOS: Year on, India's lockdowns ruin Kashmir's economy

A year ago, Abdul Rashid was making a living by selling flowers to tourists in hundreds of ornate pinewood houseboats in Dal Lake in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir. When India suddenly scrapped disputed Kashmir's semi-autonomous status, followed by an unprecedented security clampdown, economic ruin ensued. It was not just a political change. It destroyed our livelihood, said Rashid, 60, who has now turned to growing vegetables to feed his family. Days before the Aug. 5, 201

2 Aug 2020 8:42 am
Airlines, unions pin hopes for more payroll cash on politics

Unions are gaining support in Congress for another $32 billion in federal aid to protect airline workers from layoffs for another six months

1 Aug 2020 9:00 pm
Spirit Airlines warns of layoffs, ExpressJet's fate in doubt

Spirit Airlines is warning employees that up to 30% of them could lose their jobs in October as the virus pandemic hammers the airline industry

31 Jul 2020 10:40 pm
Buffalo Soldiers museum vandalized with hateful graffiti

A museum in Houston honoring the nations Black Buffalo Soldiers has been vandalized with graffiti, including with a symbol that appears to be a swastika

29 Jul 2020 9:16 pm
Missouri tourist town of Branson to require face coverings

The popular Missouri tourist town of Branson will require face coverings in most public places in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, despite the objections of many, including comedian Yakov Smirnoff

29 Jul 2020 8:52 pm
Troubles abound, Boeing losses bloom to $2.4 billion in 2Q

Boeing is reporting losses of $2.4 billion for the second quarter, and it's taking a more downbeat view about the airplane market because of the coronavirus outbreak

29 Jul 2020 5:45 pm
Hong Kong economy contracts 9% in latest quarter

Hong Kongs economy shrank by 9% in the latest quarter, hurt by the coronavirus pandemic and facing more damage from the loss of U.S. trade privileges due to a security law imposed by Beijing

29 Jul 2020 5:30 pm
Australian park owner to plead guilty after 4 die on ride

The company that owns an Australian theme park where four people died on a river rapids ride will plead guilty to charges stemming from the 2016 tragedy

29 Jul 2020 9:50 am
Air travel expected to not recover before 2024

Air travel will take even longer than previously though to return to pre-virus levels

28 Jul 2020 8:59 pm
Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

Amid the national reckoning on racism, an unlikely monument is facing scrutiny: a Boston memorial to a famed Civil War unit made up of Black soldiers

27 Jul 2020 8:52 pm
Universal canceling Halloween Horror Nights because of virus

Its hard to scare the bejesus out of someone in a haunted house while socially distancing, which may explain the decision by Universal to cancel its Halloween Horror Nights this year at its U.S. theme parks

25 Jul 2020 8:50 pm
Lost toy dog returns home with help of Cincinnati airport

The Cincinnati-area airport took a childs beloved stuffed animal for an impromptu tour, reaching many on social media, before uniting the toy Dalmatian with its family in Florida

24 Jul 2020 10:32 pm
Southwest's 2Q adj. loss tops $1B on weak travel demand

Southwest posted an adjusted loss of $1.5 billion in its second quarter as severely diminished air travel demand continues to pound the industry amid the coronavirus pandemic

23 Jul 2020 4:47 pm
Thai serial killer cremated after decades as museum display

Si Ouey has a reputation as Thailand's first serial killer, a cannibal, and a bogeyman parents invoke to scare misbehaving children

23 Jul 2020 2:47 pm
Sierra Club apologizes for founder John Muir's racist views

The Sierra Club has apologized for the racist views of founder John Muir, the naturalist who helped spawn environmentalism

23 Jul 2020 5:48 am
Report: Boy injured on water ride at Universal Orlando

A 9-year-old boy was found unresponsive on a thrill water ride at Universal Orlandos Volcano Bay less than two weeks after the theme park reopened following a shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic

23 Jul 2020 1:26 am
United sees revenue stalling at 50% without a virus vaccine

An increase in air travel has stalled, but United Airlines says it will resume once the current resurgence in new coronavirus cases is over

22 Jul 2020 11:59 pm
Stock gains are checked as US-China tensions escalate again

Stocks are drifting slightly higher in early trading Wednesday as tensions between the U.S. and China flare up again

22 Jul 2020 9:45 pm
United Airlines posts $1.6 billion loss in virus-scarred 2Q

United Airlines says it lost $1.63 billion in the second quarter as the coronavirus caused air travel to plunge

22 Jul 2020 4:23 am
Lee descendant urges official removal of Confederate statues

Democratic lawmakers and others are urging official removal of Confederate monuments at the center of a politically fraught national debate

22 Jul 2020 1:27 am
Suit: North Dakota refinery developer owes workers wages

Employees of a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota are suing claiming they are owed wages and bonuses

21 Jul 2020 9:22 pm
Marriott will require guests to wear masks in public spaces

Marriott hotels will require guests to wear masks in lobbies and other public spaces starting July 27

21 Jul 2020 1:18 am
Its $11M makeover complete, the Mayflower II is sailing home

The replica of the Mayflower is ready for its journey from Connecticut back home to Plymouth, Massachusetts, after more than three years of renovations and several months of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

18 Jul 2020 7:50 pm
United gets deal with pilots, Delta seeks 1-year pay cut

Delta Air Lines is asking pilots to take a 15% cut in minimum guaranteed pay for a year, which it says could help the airline avoid layoffs in October

18 Jul 2020 4:36 am
Stocks are steady on Wall Street at the end of a bumpy week

Stock are holding steady on Wall Street Friday at the end of another bumpy week of trading

17 Jul 2020 7:15 pm
CDC extends US ban on cruise ships through September

The federal ban on cruise ships operating in U.S. territory is being extended through September

17 Jul 2020 5:08 am
American, JetBlue will expand cooperation in NY, Boston

American Airlines and JetBlue are striking a new partnership designed to help them both in New York and Boston

16 Jul 2020 9:04 pm
Demand for jobless aid high, even as economy slowly picks up

Unemployment remains painfully high in the U.S. even as economic activity slowly picks up

16 Jul 2020 4:41 pm
China becomes first economy to grow since virus pandemic

China has become the first major economy to grow since the start of the coronavirus pandemic after anti-virus lockdowns were lifted and factories and stores reopened

16 Jul 2020 9:42 am
Lawsuit threatened over about-face on grizzly reintroduction

A conservation group is threatening to sue the Trump administration over its sudden reversal of plans to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascade mountain range of Washington state

16 Jul 2020 12:58 am
Delta expects to take $3 billion charge to cover job losses

Delta expects to take a charge of about $3 billion to cover the cost of early retirements and buyouts for employees as it shrinks in response to a sharp decline in air travel

16 Jul 2020 12:33 am
Disney World's last two theme parks reopen to visitors

Days after reopening two theme parks amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Florida, Walt Disney World is welcoming back visitors to two more theme parks that had been shuttered since March because of the new coronavirus

15 Jul 2020 9:24 pm
Boeing sold 1 plane last month amid pandemic, Max grounding

Orders and deliveries continue to sag for giant aircraft maker Boeing

15 Jul 2020 12:54 am
Stocks are off to a wobbly start as virus lockdowns return

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street following weakness in overseas markets as investors fret over new shutdowns in California to fight the spread of coronavirus infections

14 Jul 2020 7:45 pm
Growth has stalled .... surge in US infections hits Delta

Delta Air Lines lost $5.7 billion in the second quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic crushed air travel

14 Jul 2020 5:40 pm
Strong demand for virus testing services; snacking surges

Quest Diagnostics is seeing growing demand for its COVID-19 testing services

14 Jul 2020 1:34 am