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FAA proposes giving flight attendants 1 more hour of rest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing to give flight attendants an extra hour of rest between shifts, a change that Congress approved in 2018 but was not put into effect by the Trump admi...

Business Highlights: Fed investment rules, S&P 500 record

___ Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers’ investments WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is imposing a sweeping new set of restrictions on the investm...

American, Southwest post Q3 profits with help from taxpayers

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines posted third-quarter profits thanks to federal pandemic aid – smaller Alaska Airlines turned the trick even without money from taxpayers – and th...

Greenpeace chief warns of 'greenwashing' at UN climate talks

BERLIN (AP) — The head of environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday warned against efforts by countries and corporations at the forthcoming U.N. climate talks in Glasgow to “greenwash” their ongoing ...

American Airlines posts $169 million profit on taxpayer help

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is reporting a third-quarter profit of $169 million after collecting nearly $1 billion in federal pandemic aid, and it expects big crowds and more flights du...

Passenger revenue soars at Southwest despite hit from virus

DALLAS (AP) — Passenger revenue almost tripled and Southwest Airlines posted a smaller loss that most had expected, despite slowing air traffic in the third quarter with the spread of the delta varian...

Are Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban drifting apart?

In late September, a little over a month after taking control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Taliban fighters stopped a Pakistani truck at the Torkham border crossing and removed the country's flag...

Business and economic events scheduled for Thursday

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday. All times are Eastern. WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly report on unemployment benefits, 8:3...

The best travel plan this holiday season: A backup plan

It’s not even the busiest time of year for travel yet, and 2021 has already been chaotic — even for the most seasoned travelers. Among the 2021 travel fiascos: — Sp...

AI can see through you: CEOs' language under machine microscope

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Executives, beware! You could become your own worst enemy. CEOs and other managers are increasingly under the microscope as some investors use artificial intelligence to ...

Hawaii's governor welcomes travelers as COVID counts drop

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined to the point where the islands are ready to welcome travelers once again, the governor said Tuesday. ...

Southwest: We won't put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines will let unvaccinated employees keep working past early December instead of putting them on unpaid leave if they apply for an exemption on medical or religious grounds...

Businesses nervously await fine print of vax-or-test rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than six weeks after promising a new vaccination-or-testing rule covering the millions of Americans at companies with 100 or more workers, President Joe Biden’s most aggressive ...

United posts $473 million 3Q profit on federal pandemic aid

United Airlines reported a $473 million profit for the third quarter thanks to more than $1 billion in federal pandemic aid that helped pay airline employees this summer. Leisure tra...

Stocks rise broadly; J&J leads gains for health care sector

Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading on Wall Street Tuesday as corporate earnings reporting gets into full swing. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% as of 2:09 p.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones...