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  • Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal

     Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal
    A few days ago, Calico, a Google-backed biotech company, announced that it would build a California-based research and development facility to invent new drugs to combat diseases afflicting the elderly. Half of the initial $500 million investment...
  • China-bound flight returns to Washington, D.C., after kidnap claim

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A flight headed to Beijing was forced to turn back to Washington's Dulles International Airport after a mother on board was accused of kidnapping her son amid a custody dispute, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.Two hours...
  • United Airlines gets first stretch Dreamliner

    United Airlines gets first stretch Dreamliner
    Boeing has delivered the first of 26 planned 787-9 Dreamliners to United Airlines. United announced earlier this year that it will use the airplane for the longest nonstop 787 route between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia. The new model is 206...
  • Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights

    Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights
    Amy Fine wanted to nap on Delta flight 2370, from New York to Palm Beach, Fla., so she laid her head on the tray table. The passenger in front of her wanted to relax with some knitting. She reclined her seat — smacking Fine's head and sparking...
  • United Airlines says nut allergy buffer zones 'working well'

    United Airlines says nut allergy buffer zones 'working well'
    United Airlines says its buffer zones around travelers with nut allergies "appear to be working well" since their introduction this summer. In an issue akin to the reclining aircraft seat controversy in which passengers recently have feuded over...
  • New Mexico's golf courses primed for fall

     New Mexico's golf courses primed for fall
    A hot-air balloon, yellow and red and as big as a house, just cleared the treetops, then descended onto the golf course with a series of urgent "wooshes" from its propane burner. The wicker gondola bounced and bumped along the fairway for about 10...
  • Photos of alleged 9/11 '20th hijacker' can stay classified: court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday said photos of a Saudi national imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay who U.S. officials have said intended to be the "20th hijacker" in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks should stay classified, in the interest of...
  • Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel

    Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel
    It seems there are two types of people in the world, or at least on an airplane: those who believe they have a fundamental right to recline their seat and those who cannot imagine anything worse than people who believe they have a fundamental right to...
  • Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

    Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
    When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect. It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
  • Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute

    Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute
    An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week. Delta Air Lines said that...
  • Minneapolis ad agency opening Chicago office

    Minneapolis ad agency opening Chicago office
    Minneapolis ad agency Barrie D’Rozario DiLorenzo has hired away Joy Schwartz, president of Havas Worldwide Chicago, with plans to open up an office in Chicago. Schwartz, who starts Sept. 24, will run the new Chicago office as a partner and...
  • Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing

    Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing
    Two United Airlines passengers feuding about reclining a seat forced the airline to make an unscheduled landing at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, officials said. The skirmish aboard United Flight 1462, which was headed from Newark to...