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NTSB asks FAA to look at carry-on bags during emergencies

CHICAGO (AP) — A number of passengers aboard an American Airlines flight that caught fire at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in 2016 refused to leave behind their carry-on bags in one of four incidents in the past several years in which an evacuation was hampered by travelers grabbing carry-on luggage, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The NTSB recently completed its...

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Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday. Members of the state Water Resources Control Board delayed a decision about whether to bring back what had been temporary water bans from...

February 21, 2018

US stocks are mostly lower as markets reopen after holiday

U.S. stocks were mostly lower in the early going Tuesday as trading reopened after a long holiday weekend. Disappointing earnings from Walmart weighed on the market, which was coming off a six-day winning streak. Losses in consumer-focused stocks and other sectors outweighed gains in energy companies and banks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,722 as of...

February 20, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

A late-afternoon sell-off pulled U.S. stocks lower Tuesday, snapping a six-day winning streak. Walmart plunged 10 percent after reporting weak online sales and disappointing earnings. Other retailers, health care companies and industrial stocks also fell. The losses outweighed a modest gain by technology companies. On Tuesday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 15.96 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,716.26. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 254.63 points, or 1 percent, to 24,964.75. The Nasdaq lost 5.16 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,234.31. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 13.56 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,529.99. For the year: The S&P 500 is up 42.65 points, or...

February 20, 2018

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Ask Brianna: Is 4-year college right for you?

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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Malta's only airport reopens after 2-hour closure for fire

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Authorities at Malta's only airport say a fire in a fish tank pump room forced the airport to close for two hours while half-a- dozen incoming flights were diverted to Sicily. No one was injured in the fire on Tuesday, which began in a room that holds pumps for a decorative aquarium located in the arrivals area at Malta International Airport. Airport officials say hundreds of passengers...

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Trump plan: Less-comprehensive health plans at lower cost

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Greece : 2 ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe case

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