By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seemed inclined Tuesday to eliminate the authority of federal judges to indefinitely delay a death row inmate's federal appeals in the hope that the convict would become mentally competent enough to help his or her
NBCNEWS.COM - Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone his quest to be the first supersonic skydiver.
The former military parachutist from Austria
SEATTLE (AP) - Alaska Airlines operations were slowly returning to normal Monday afternoon after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for five hours, cancelling flights in Seattle and Los Angeles and causing delays across the airline's 64-airport network. The
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday (times in EDT):
1. OBAMA REGROUPS AS ROMNEY GAINS NEW CONFIDENCE
Both campaigns acknowledge the Republican's strong turn in last week's debate had an impact,
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - American Airlines' CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.
"The operational performance is improving," CEO Tom Horton said in an interview with The
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Travel companies say they are getting permits once again to take Americans on cultural trips to Cuba after the U.S. government tightened requirements over complaints that the tours were skirting a ban on outright tourism to the Communist island
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines says it has repaired 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside and inspected because the seats could come loose.
The airline said Friday that all seat repairs on its Boeing 757 airplanes should be done by Saturday.
American canceled 44 flights Friday after it scrapped
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The city of Phoenix and a developer who was poised to demolish a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home have reached an agreement that will put any work on hold while a search continues for a buyer, a city official confirmed Wednesday.
The agreement with
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - The federal government is examining two separate incidents in which passenger seats came loose midflight on American Airlines planes in the last three days.
American said Monday that it would inspect those and six other Boeing 757 jets overnight.
HELSINKI (AP) - Finnish utility TVO is claiming €1.8 billion ($2.3 billion) in compensation from nuclear supplier Areva-Siemens for a five-year delay in the construction of the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant.
Teollisuuden Voima Oyj says Monday it submitted the claim to the International Chamber of