Federal officials moved to dispel new air-travel safety concerns after a military plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama breached the safety zone of another plane landing ahead of it. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the latest…
In other news Tuesday, frustrated travelers in Russia protested about airport conditions after being stuck since an ice storm knocked out power Sunday. Reportedly, some people charged ticket counters and beat up airline workers.
Parcel bombs went off at two embassies in Rome Thursday, heightening fears of terrorism attacks during the holiday season. Margaret Warner talks to former CIA official John McLaughlin and counter-terrorism expert Richard Clarke for more.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. factories saw new orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rise unexpectedly in February following a record six months of decline, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that consumer spending fell for a fifth straight month in November, and Americans' incomes dropped as well, partially reflecting massive job layoffs.
Ronald Sugar, chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, discusses securing the Air Force's contract to build a new fleet of refueling aircraft and his reaction to Boeing's appeal of the decision in this extended interview.
Mark McGraw, vice president of Boeing's tanker program, expresses his dismay at the Air Force granting the air tanker contract to Nothrop Grumman and the steps Boeing is taking in response.
Gen. Gregory Martin, former commander of the Air Force Material Command and a Northrop Grumman consultant, talks about the competition process and eventual awarding of the Air Force's contract to Northrop Grumman for new refueling aircraft.
Gen. Ronald Fogleman, Air Force chief of staff from 1994 to 1997 and a Boeing consultant, offers his perspective on the Air Force's controversial decision to award Northrop Grumman the contract to build a fleet of air tankers.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, discusses her objections to the Air Force giving Nothrop Grumman the contract for new refueling airplanes, instead of Boeing.
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