• Basic Energy misses 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas _ Basic Energy Services Inc. on Thursday reported earnings of $9.9 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Analysts expected $389.2 million, according to Zacks.

  • Oct 23- American Airlines Group, United Airlines and other carriers reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, and mostly shrugged off concerns that Ebola could affect their outlook. American Airlines, already the world's largest airline by passenger traffic, promised in an earnings call to outstrip its competitors by...

  • Oct 23- Several U.S. airlines reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, with many topping Wall Street's earnings per share estimates. The exception was United Airlines which fell 1.4 percent after it projected unit revenue for the current quarter below Wall Street's expectations. However, the Chicago- based carrier as...

  • American Airlines tops 3Q net income expectations Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines Group Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $942 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.63 per share. Analysts expected $11.16 billion, according to Zacks.

  • American, US Airways complete cargo combination Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines and US Airways say they have finishes combining their cargo operations. American Airlines Group Inc. said Monday that it was the first time that operating divisions at the two carriers have become fully combined. Shares of Fort Worth- based American Airlines rose $1.13, or 3.4 percent, to $34.51, as oil prices dipped and...

  • Texas Ebola watch ends for 48 people in isolation Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    First responders wear full biohazard suits while responding to the report of a woman with Ebola-like symptoms at the Dallas Area Rapid Transit White Rock Station October 18, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

    The first wave of people who had contact with the original Dallas Ebola patient who died were taken off a watch list early Monday.

  • WHO: We'll police Ebola response—after it's over Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    A custodial worker wears a mask and eye protection to guard against the Ebola virus as he prepares to clean Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Dallas.

    The World Health Organization promised that it would publish a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis once the outbreak was under control.

  • Ebola-infected nurse 'felt funny' during travel Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:42 PM ET
    Amber Vinson

    Ebola-infected nurse Amber Vinson did not show the typical symptoms of the virus when she traveled to Ohio last weekend.

  • North Dakota well leaking oil, gas and water Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    WILLISTON, N.D.— Workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota, authorities said Friday. North Dakota regulators said a well near Watford City in the western part of the state has been leaking oil, gas and water since Thursday. The well is about 4 miles northwest of Watford City and is operated by ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy Inc..

  • Move over, Dallas Cowboys. America has a new team Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    The Denver Broncos fell short against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they can now claim the title of America's favorite team.

  • Texas abortion clinics reopen after court reprieve Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas— Texas abortion clinics that closed under tough new restrictions began reopening Wednesday after winning a reprieve at the U.S. Supreme Court, but the facilities were scheduling women with uncertainty and skeleton staffs. A five-sentence ruling late Tuesday blocked parts of a sweeping Texas abortion law that required clinics to meet...

  • Shares of Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines have dropped more than 18 percent on average in the last month on fears that people will cut travel to reduce the chance of catching Ebola. Buying American Airlines shares now almost guarantees gains, according to a JPMorgan report by analyst Jamie Baker published Tuesday. When shares of Continental...

  • New Ebola patient 'should not have flown' : CDC Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    Amber Vinson

    The second health-care worker who tested positive for Ebola flew on a Frontier Airlines flight the day before she reported symptoms.

  • Texas college bans students from 'Ebola countries' Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 5:56 PM ET
    A member a HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the home of the Texas nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient.

    A Texas college has rejected two enrollment applications from Nigerian students due to concerns of Ebola in their country, a letter suggests.

  • Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    At middle age, Southwest is the fourth-largest U.S. airline by traffic, setting records for profits and enjoying a stock-price rally. On Monday, Southwest gets some help. Southwest will go head-to-head with Fort Worth, Texas- based American Airlines, which flies to most of those same 15 cities from DFW Airport.

  • Officials watch and wait after US Ebola death Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    This 2011 photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan at a wedding in Ghana.

    Thomas Eric Duncan, the first known person to develop Ebola in the United States, has died in Dallas. He was 42.

  • The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.

    A nurse in Spain has become the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa, as an NBC News freelancer arrived in Nebraska for treatment.

  • CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the condition of the U.S. patient diagnosed with Ebola has deteriorated over the weekend. None of the close contacts being monitored are showing symptoms.

  • Brace for another Ebola patient in US: CDC chief Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    The CDC director tells CNBC Ebola's spread in West Africa raises the possibility that the U.S. will see another patient with the disease.

  • Exxon bans employees from traveling to West Africa Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 3:51 PM ET
    The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas October 1, 2014.

    Exxon Mobil said it has banned employees to travel to areas most affected by Ebola, as the disease has disrupted its operations in West Africa.