The CEO of United Airlines resigned amid a government investigation into favors he may have done for the former head of the New York and New Jersey Port Authority. Jeffrey Brown speaks to Scott Mayerowitz of the Associated Press and…
By PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, European nations address the massive influx of migrants and refugees. Also: Republicans attempt to delay a vote on the Iran nuclear deal, thousands put their lives on the line to keep Western wildfires from spreading, the…
The nation's biggest airline, biggest stock exchange and most prominent business newspaper all suffered long online service interruptions on Wednesday. That came just as worries over the vulnerabilities of digital technology were front and center at a congressional hearing. Judy…
The New York Stock Exchange suspended trading abruptly Wednesday. At 11:32 a.m. EDT, all trading came to a stop. A spokeswoman said in a statement that it was due to technical difficulties.
By Scott Mayerowitz, Eric Tucker, David Koenig, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other.
By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
In other news Friday, Wall Street ended the week in positive territory, and shareholders of United and Continental airlines voted to merge as part of a $3 billion stock swap deal that could be finalized within two weeks.
After weeks of negotiation, United Airlines announced it will buy Continental in a deal totaling more than $3 billion. Judy Woodruff talks to travel writer Rudy Maxa about the proposed merger to form the world's largest airline.
In other news Thursday, explosive gasses again forced emergency crews to abandon rescue efforts in a West Virginia coal mine where 25 men died on Monday. Also, military officials said two U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq.
Jeffrey Brown speaks with Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger whose emergency landing of a United Airways flight in New York saved the lives of 155 people.
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