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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff...
GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) — Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009. A tremendous...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in Southern California failed to free a blue whale from a life-threatening tangle of fishing line but they'll keep trying — if they can find it again. The 70-foot-long mammal was spotted Monday off Dana Point, about 50 miles south of Los...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — At first, the woman tried to hide her painkiller problem. She told the doctor that she still had pain from her past pregnancy, and that she just wanted a refill on her pain medication. After a few questions, though, she admitted that a friend had sold her...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan to ship coal through Oakland (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Oakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport renamed in his honor in his home state of Ohio. The 94-year-old former U.S. senator and his wife are scheduled to appear at a ceremony Tuesday to rename Port Columbus International Airport in Ohio's capital city as...
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A rock 'n' roll-themed coffee shop owned by Aerosmith's drummer is set to open in Massachusetts this week. Joey Kramer's Rockin' & Roastin' Cafe will open its doors on Friday in North Attleborough, about 40 miles outside of Boston. The public...