JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1- cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects. If passed by the full Senate, the measure would head to the November ballot for voter approval. The lone "no" vote on the Senate panel was Republican Sen.» Read More
*Libya oil guards take control of Hariga port, Zueitina pending. NEW YORK, April 10- Global crude oil prices slipped on Thursday on both sides of the Atlantic, pressured by weaker economic data from China as well as the prospect of a rebound in oil exports from Libya.
The U.S. Department of Transportation reported Thursday that only 70.7 percent of domestic flights arrived within 14 minutes of schedule— that's the leeway allowed while still being counted as on-time.
WASHINGTON, April 10- U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Federal investigators spent Thursday scouring the rooftop of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center in search of clues as they tried to determine what caused a medical helicopter to crash while taking off from the roof.
MANILA, Philippines— American aviation authorities cleared Philippine airlines to increase flights to the United States after safety standards improved and the European Union opened its skies to the Southeast Asian country's main budget carrier.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the large number of recalls from automotive companies has to do with the commonality of parts used around the world.
SAN FRANCISCO— In a story April 8 about illnesses aboard a Princess cruise ship sailing to ports in California, The Associated Press reported erroneously the final destination of the cruise. The cruise ends in Los Angeles, not Santa Barbara.
Morgan Stanley downgraded General Motors citing the U.S. auto cycle is peaking. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Volkswagen has issued a "stop sale" order on certain models of Passats, Jettas, Beetles, and Beetle convertibles, due to a potential fire hazard.
The Solar Impulse 2, unveiled to the world Wednesday at Switzerland's Payerne Air Force Base, is a bigger and better version of the single-seater prototype that first took flight five years ago. The original plane demonstrated that a solar-powered plane can fly through the night, hop from Europe to Africa and cross the width of the United States.
NEW YORK— Once again, it was the Federal Reserve to the rescue for the stock market. Facebook rose the most in the S&P 500, jumping 7.3 percent, followed closely by biotech company Vertex Pharmaceuticals, up 7 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO— Officials say more than three dozen people are possibly ill with the highly contagious Norovirus while onboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy says about 37 passengers on the Crown Princess reported being sick while the ship was in San Francisco on Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Missouri voters would be asked to approve a 1- cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House. Supporters said the measure is essential for Missouri to maintain its current infrastructure and to finance new road construction.
NEWARK, N.J.— In the wake of a commuter rail crash in New York that killed four people and left dozens injured, New Jersey Transit will undergo internal and external reviews of its safety practices and procedures. Officials said the efforts were spurred by a report on the Dec. 1 derailment of a Metro-North train in the Bronx.
Despite years of ever-riskier adventures and equally elaborate rescue efforts when adventures become misadventures, government agencies and military services generally are reluctant to seek compensation.
Goldman Sachs is getting bullish on airline stocks today. FMHR trader Pete Najarian likes the space, while Joe Terranova thinks it may have gotten ahead of itself.
Researchers at Wichita State and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical universities who conducted the study said airlines delivered their best performance in 2013 in the 23- year history of the quality rating.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the results of the 24th annual National Airline Quality ratings which focuses on the performance and quality of the 15 largest U.S. airlines.
An Australian navy vessel picked up signals consistent with those of a flight data recorder, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Virgin America topped the ratings, and three regional airlines scored at the bottom. Among the four biggest airlines, Delta ranked best followed by Southwest, American and United, according to researchers from Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Best: Virgin America; worst: American Eagle.