While one expert says there may be a "small outbreak" of Ebola, public health specialists agree that the U.S. is prepared to fight the disease.» Read More
The U.S. has the best medical care in the world, so people shouldn't panic over the first Ebola diagnosis in the country, an Ebola survivor said.
Early education provider Bright Horizons implemented a host of precautionary Ebola guidelines for parents and staff on Wednesday.
A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport about 15 hours after leaving Sydney, Australia, on the 8,578- mile journey. Qantas previously flew the Sydney- Dallas route with the Boeing 747, which required a stopover in Brisbane, Australia.
NEW YORK— Oil and natural gas company Encana is buying Athlon Energy Inc. for $5.93 billion in an effort to boost is oil production by tapping into Texas's booming Permian Basin. Canada's Encana Corp. will also assume $1.15 billion in debt, bringing the transaction's total value to approximately $7.1 billion.
Sept 29- Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, said it would buy Athlon Energy Inc for $5.93 billion in cash, excluding debt, as it accelerates its plan to focus on more-lucrative oil and natural-gas liquids.
FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines wants to expand service to Asia with nonstop flights between Dallas and Beijing starting next summer. It already flies from its DFW hub to Hong Kong; Shanghai; Tokyo; and Seoul, South Korea. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. fell $1, or 2.8 percent, to $35.12 in afternoon trading.
NEW YORK— RadioShack is in talks with a major vendor about modifying a commercial agreement as the electronics retailer teeters close to bankruptcy protection. Earlier this month, RadioShack Corp. warned that it may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Shares of RadioShack rose 3 cents to reach 94 cents in premarket trading.
FORT WORTH, Texas— A flight attendants' union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways. The union said Friday that negotiators reached an agreement with American Airlines Group Inc. with industry-leading terms. Shares of American Airlines fell $1.42, or 3.7 percent, to close at $36.63.
PITTSBURGH— Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste.
NEW YORK— Shares of Pier 1 Imports slumped 11 percent before the opening bell after the home decor retailer cut its outlook for the year and fell short of most second-quarter expectations. Pier 1 Imports Inc. cut its full-year earnings outlook to a range of 95 cents to $1.05 per share.
BOSTON, Sept 16- The California Public Employees Retirement System handed fellow U.S. pension funds a hefty club to beat down hedge fund fees and demand better returns this week when it voted to pull out of hedge funds entirely, investors said.
Sept 12- RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Sept 12- RadioShack Corp confronts an uncomfortable fact as it considers filing for bankruptcy to give it time to overhaul its 4,400 electronics stores: Retailers rarely emerge from bankruptcy.
TORONTO, Aug 15- More than eight months after an extreme winter began snarling North American rail traffic, a Reuters analysis of industry data shows delays lingering, raising the risk of a second winter of chaos on the rails.
LONDON, Aug 12- From modest beginnings in the Barnett shale beneath the city of Fort Worth, unnoticed by most energy analysts, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing spread across North America and transformed all aspects of the energy landscape in under 10 years.
Singapore, Greece among F-16 upgrade opportunities. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Europe's largest defense contractor BAE Systems expects to win more than half of the $10 billion market to modernize F-16 fighter jets, saying its cost-effective offering could give it an edge in the battle with Lockheed Martin.
The number of days on the market for a Dallas metro listing was down 12 percent in April from a year earlier.
The estimated value of the missile deal was $82 million.- It has delivered to Iraq 24 IA-407 armed reconnaissance helicopters.- It has provided Iraq with sniper rifles, M-16 rifles, M-4 rifles, millions of rounds of small arms ammunition and thousands of tank rounds.- Ten Scan Eagle reconnaissance drones, launched with a trailer-mounted pneumatic catapult, are to be delivered to Iraq later in the year.- U.S. special operations forces began a month of counterterrorism training for a group of Iraqi military troops on Monday in Jordan.
NEW YORK, June 6- It's graduation season, and for the newly minted members of the country's workforce, it is a supremely scary moment: Time to get that very first job out of college. Anchor, CBS News' "Face the Nation". "I was a sophomore at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, and I was paid $1 an hour to work in the news department of the little radio station there.
New analysis shows that renting may prove to be a better decision than buying in major markets as prices rise and bargains disappear. The NYT reports.