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  • I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

  • Travelers are screened by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at a security check point at O'Hare Airport on June 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Authorities open extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

  • JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and other big banks are upgrading their online payment services to let customers make instant transfers of money to others who bank elsewhere, often at no cost. The only option bank customers often had to send money instantly to another person was a wire transfer, which can cost upward of $30 at a branch, or to use a service like Western...

  • I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

  • Consult Roadside America's database of offbeat tourist attractions, and you could marvel at a giant map of Chicago painted on a skyscraper or visit the post office that straddles Texarkana, Arkansas, and Texarkana, Texas. Pay $2 apiece for more, or an additional $6 for all of them— a better deal if you travel a lot. There's Mount Rushmore, of course, but the $3 app can...

  • NEW YORK— Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse. "Our team is doing well, but I think in general, if there were more houses to sell, we'd be doing so much better," says Mark Ferguson, a sales team leader with the Pro Realty agency in Greeley, Colorado. He had nearly $5.8 million in sales during...

  • Alabama- Jay Grinney, HealthSouth, $7.8 million. Arizona- Don Slager, Republic Services, $10.9 million. Arkansas- Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores, $19.8 million.

  • The purchases of two distributors in California, two in Colorado and one in New York have since closed. There is a precedent, however, for the Justice Department to put limits on incentive programs. Investigators at the Justice Department have contacted beer distributors and craft brewers, asking about the incentive plan as well as AB InBev's other steps aimed...

  • "Today marks a milestone— for this Congress and for the American people as we make great strides to update our nation's chemical safety laws," said Rep. Fred Upton, R- Mich., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The 403-12 vote in favor of the bill sends it to the Senate, where it's expected to be approved and sent to President Barack Obama, who is expected to...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Stock exchange operator Nasdaq has rejected a listing application by MassRoots Inc on the grounds that it may aid in the use and dealing of an illegal substance, the cannabis social networking company said on Tuesday. The Denver- based company, which connects cannabis users, activists and business people through its mobile applications and web...

  • DALLAS— Enjoy lower airfares while you can. Airlines are taking steps to push prices higher by next year. Not only is flying from Dallas to Denver cheap, but popular international vacation destinations like Europe are more affordable.

  • Wichita is home to the company's beef business and its turkey and cooked meat business, which includes deli meats. Its processed protein services, such as its North American egg business and its food distribution, also are located in Wichita. We chose Wichita because we believed we will thrive here, "Cargill corporate vice president Brian Sikes said.

  • *Revenue rises for 3rd straight quarter. May 24- Toll Brothers Inc's quarterly revenue jumped nearly 31 percent as the company sold more luxury homes at higher prices, underscoring a steady growth in the U.S. housing market. Shares of Toll Brothers, which mostly builds high-end single-family homes, rose as much as 8.9 percent to $29.51.

  • *Home sales in California jump 80 pct. May 24- Toll Brothers Inc's quarterly revenue jumped nearly 31 percent as the company sold more luxury homes at higher prices, underscoring a steady growth in the U.S. housing market. Shares of Toll Brothers, which mostly builds high-end single-family homes, rose as much as 6.8 percent to $28.93 in late morning trading.

  • WASHINGTON— Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found. And the proportion of older millennials— those ages 25 to 34— who are living at home has reached...

  • *Home sales in California jump 80 pct. May 24- Toll Brothers Inc's quarterly revenue jumped nearly 31 percent, beating analysts' estimates, as the company sold more luxury homes at higher prices, mainly in California. "We continue to believe the drivers are in place to sustain the current housing market's slow but steady growth," Executive Chairman Robert Toll said...

  • May 23- New Mexico sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an agency contractor and two mining companies on Monday over the 2015 breach of an abandoned Colorado gold mine that spilled some 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into three states. New Mexico, Colorado and Utah were affected. Colorado and New Mexico both declared state of emergencies over...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, seeking tens of millions of dollars Monday for environmental and economic damage caused by the spill. The facts speak for themselves, and EPA for whatever reason is...

  • RATON, N.M.— For years, the Shuler Theater in this once-booming New Mexico mining town sat empty in a desolate downtown. That change comes as New Mexico is joining other states in pushing an initiative to revitalize downtown districts in isolated, small towns by rehabilitating aging, historic theaters. An economic development program, similar to efforts in Iowa...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal workers to file employment discrimination lawsuits after quitting their jobs over conditions they consider intolerable. The court rejected the Justice Department's position that the clock should start running when the alleged abuse occurs. The court sided with Marvin Green, a former Colorado...