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Creativity's Alive at New York City's Tech Day
ABC News' Rachel Scott introduces us to a group of innovators at Tech Day.
What Airline Mergers Mean for Travelers
Where have all the airlines gone? Some went out of business in the dark days of Great Recession . Beginning in 2008, U.S. carriers like Aloha, Skybus, ATA and more all called it quits. Others have been devouring each other; in the past eight years alone, we’ve seen Delta ’s takeover of Northwest,
Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Bathroom Law
The Boss was scheduled to play a show in Greensboro but cancelled it, saying the law "attacks the rights of LGBT citizens."
What You Should Know About the Virgin America, Alaska Air Merger
Alaska Air's acquisition of Virgin America may actually mean good news for some passengers. Seattle-based Alaska Air Group , the parent company of Alaska Airlines, announced today that it will acquire Virgin America for $2.6 billion. The combined company will be the fifth largest airline in the
Alaska Air Group Outbids Competition for Virgin America
The parent company of Alaska Airlines beat out JetBlue with a reported cash bid of $2.6 billion to acquire Virgin America.
What We Know About Reported Bids for Virgin America
The airline industry may end up with some strange bedfellows given that two carriers on opposite coasts reportedly hope to acquire Virgin America Inc. Takeover offers for California-based Virgin America Inc. are due by the end of this week from regional airline Alaska Air and JetBlue , the Wall
Virgin Galactic Ready to Return to Flight Testing After Deadly SpaceShipTwo Crash
Virgin Galactic unveiled its new SpaceShipTwo vehicle this afternoon, marking the company's return to flight testing after a 2014 crash killed one pilot and left another seriously injured. The spacecraft made its debut this afternoon at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, where it was
Russell Crowe Swears Off Flying Virgin Australia Airlines After Hoverboard Incident
Russell Crowe is spitting mad about an airline travel policy the actor claims disrupted his holiday travel plans. Crowe took to Twitter on Monday to air his grievances with Virgin Australia Airlines after realizing his family could not bring their hoverboards on a flight. In his tweet, the actor
President Obama Shows 'Our Resolve' in 1st Paris Visit Since Attacks
President Obama extended his condolences to the people of France today and reaffirmed the United States’ solidarity with the country in the wake of the deadly terror attacks that ravaged Paris two weeks ago. “We have come to Paris to show our resolve,” President Obama said in his first public
Tyra Banks Dishes on Her Best Business Decision
She is an entrepreneur in every sense of the word -- a supermodel who turned her success on the runway into an international empire worth $90 million. Tyra Banks , 41, has taken the world by storm and accomplished quite a bit in her life. She was the first black woman to appear on the cover of GQ