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Drone operator faulted in NY collision with helicopter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say a recreational drone operator was at fault in the first confirmed midair collision in the U.S. between a drone and a manned aircraft. That...

NTSB investigates Delta plane that nearly landed on taxiway

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say they're probing an incident in which a Delta Air Lines plane nearly landed on a taxiway that was occupied by another plane at Hartsfield-Jackson Internation...

DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department is dropping an Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase ...

Pence helps give Vietnam Veterans Memorial a holiday washing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike and his wife, Karen, joined several dozen volunteers to give the Vietnam Veterans Memorial a holiday cleaning. Carrying orange buckets with the ...

AP NewsBreak: Gov't won't pursue talking car mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Auto industry officials say the Trump administration has quietly set aside plans to require that new cars be able to wirelessly talk to each other, jeopardizing one of the most promi...

Trump to OK test program to expand domestic drone flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans could see a lot more drones flying around their communities under a test program from the Trump administration to increase government and commercial use of the unmanned air...

New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US

PHOENIX (AP) — Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her n...

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of ...

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk ...

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. ...

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet, but new rules open a path

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter. A public rollout is not immi...

Report: Risk of fiery oil, ethanol train crashes persists

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says more and better inspections of freight railroad tracks and greater training for emergency workers are needed to address the continuing risk of fiery oil and ethanol...

Traffic deaths rose 5.6 percent in 2016 as travel increased

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says traffic fatalities rose 5.6 percent last year as Americans continued to travel more. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said 37,...

New cars increasingly crammed with distracting technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously lon...

New cars increasingly crammed with distracting technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says the infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously lon...