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  • 'We will not relent until justice is done'

    NEW YORK - Capping a day of somber remembrance, President Bush implored Americans last night to recognize that the Sept. 11 attacks forced America to take on a new mission: "to rid the world of terror." "We have made a sacred promise, to ourselves and to...
  • Washingtonians wary but resolute in solidarity

    WASHINGTON - The nation's capital spent much of yesterday looking over its shoulder and scanning the skies overhead. In a city that escaped last Sept. 11 without the devastation that was perhaps intended for it, anxiety and caution abounded. Even as...
  • TV coverage of 9/11 moving, thoughtful

    Television yesterday took America on a marvelous journey of remembrance, sorrow, symbolism and resolution. The road of coverage was a long and bumpy one that at times during the afternoon did not seem well planned at some networks and cable channels. But...
  • Maryland's lost

    Sept. 19, 2001 Still more Maryland residents are dead or missing in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Amelia Fields Amelia Fields, 38, a clerical worker who had been transferred to the Pentagon on Sept. 10, is listed as missing. Mrs. Fields grew up...
  • Bailout pays airlines for years of bad management

    AS HE pursued his doomed merger with United Airlines earlier this year, US Airways chief executive Rakesh Gangwal said "there is no Plan B" if regulators were to block the deal. Thank goodness, then, for Plan C: Using the terrorist attacks in New York...
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats

    Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats
    When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if Masunaga would switch seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together, and...
  • Gay Games in an anti-gay state a sign of improvement

    By Connie Schultz, Creators Syndicate Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off the weeklong 2014 Gay Games. Yes,...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings

    United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings
    At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual. Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...
  • Airline gripe? Make it work -- or at least make it count

    Airline gripe? Make it work -- or at least make it count
    In case you were wondering how big airlines respond to complaints personally and specifically, consider a United Airlines message actually sent to a dissatisfied customer. The letter, widely circulating online, literally, starts out this way: "Thank...
  • Air passengers may pay 8 times as much as their seatmates, study finds

    Air passengers may pay 8 times as much as their seatmates, study finds
    On a recent vacation trip to Canada, Gina Kano couldn’t help thinking that she probably paid more for her ticket than other passengers on the plane. “And there is no way to know why,” the marketing executive from Los Angeles said....