By By JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writer
Delta Air Lines Inc. is close to buying a stake in Virgin Atlantic for between $300 million to $500 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because a deal has not been
By By E.J. TAMARA and NATALIA CANOAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jenni Rivera launched her career hawking cassette recordings of her songs at flea markets, but a powerful voice, soulful singing style and frank discussion of personal troubles powered her to the heights of a male-dominated
By By FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's cancer relapse and his sudden announcement that he will undergo a fourth cancer-related surgery in Cuba have thrown the country's future into question, and his designated political heir
By By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After enduring last year's snowless winter, skiers and snowmobilers may have despaired of ever seeing a decent snowfall again.
But fans of the wintry outdoors got their wish this weekend when a slow-moving storm dumped up to 16 inches of
BERLIN (AP) - A German union has called security personnel at airports around the country - including Frankfurt, the nation's busiest - out on a several-hour strike in a dispute over pay and conditions.
The ver.di service workers' union said members working for private security companies
By By PORFIRIO IBARRA and GALIA GARCIA-PALAFOXAssociated Press
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in
CLEVELAND (AP) - A Transportation Security Administration officer was fatally shot by her husband Sunday before he killed himself on an off-site parking lot at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, authorities said.
Before turning the gun on himself, the husband fired at a second TSA employee
By By PORFIRO IBARRA and GALIA GARCIA-PALAFOXAssociated Press
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Jenni Rivera, the U.S-born singer whose soulful voice and unfettered discussion of a series of personal travails made her a Mexican-American superstar,
By By FRANK BAJAK and CARLA SALAZARAssociated Press
LIMA, Peru (AP) - The earthquake all but flattened colonial Lima, the shaking so violent that people tossed to the ground couldn't get back up. Minutes later, a 50-foot (15-meter) wall of Pacific Ocean crashed into the adjacent port of
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A strong earthquake Friday struck the same Japanese coast devastated by last year's massive quake and tsunami, generating small waves but no immediate reports of heavy damage. Several people along the northeastern coast were reportedly