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  • Bad weather's impact on transportation Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 10:26 AM ET
    Bad weather's impact on transportation

    After business hit a standstill on Saturday, the cleanup following snowstorm Jonas continues. CNBC's Seema Mody explains.

  • Turbulence injures at least seven on Milan-bound flight

    An American Airlines flight from Miami to Milan hit severe turbulence overnight Sunday, injuring at least seven people and diverting the flight to Canada.

  • Iran, Airbus in deal for 8 A-380, 16 A-350 jets Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 5:29 AM ET
    An A380 aircraft under construction at an EADS factory in Toulouse, France

    Iran has struck a provisional deal with Airbus to buy eight A-380 superjumbo planes, the deputy transport minister told Reuters on Sunday.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jan 22-- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully launched and landed a suborbital rocket for a second time, a key step in its quest to develop reusable boosters, the company said on Friday. Fellow tech titan Elon Musk's SpaceX in December successfully returned a rocket to a landing pad in Florida after...

  • Airlines prepare for record-breaking blizzard Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 11:24 AM ET
    Airlines prepare for record-breaking blizzard

    Flight cancellations turn airline hubs into ghost towns as winter storm Jonas approaches, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Charlotte the bullseye for ice Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:13 AM ET
    Charlotte the bullseye for ice

    NBC's Gabe Gutierrez says American Airlines flights and local bus services have been canceled, power outages already reported.

  • East coast snowstorm disrupts flights Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    East coast snowstorm disrupts flights

    More than 2,400 flight cancellations expected this weekend

  • Plowz & Mowz: The Uber of snowplowing Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Plowz & Mowz: The Uber of snowplowing

    An on-demand, residential plowing and mowing company works to clean up after a storm.

  • BRIEF- CHINA RAILWAY SAYS ITS CONSORTIUM WITH AVIC. INTERNATIONAL SIGNS $1.5 BLN DEAL IN EGYPT@ bln deal in Egypt@. *says its consortium with AVIC International signs $1.5 billion deal in Egypt on January 21, 2016.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 21- California Governor Jerry Brown urged continued fiscal restraint amid the state's economic expansion but hinted broadly that new fees would be needed to pay for repairs of deteriorating roads, bridges and other infrastructure. Improvements in the state's financial health and a weather pattern that is helping to ease four years of...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 21- Brazil's Vale SA said on Thursday a court ordered the temporary suspension of activities at its Port of Tubarão, halting the world's largest iron ore exporter's ability to ship more than a third of its output because of environmental concerns. As a result of the order, imports and exports at one of Latin America's biggest and most important...

  • 3 Reasons for Union Pacific's earnings miss: CEO Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:48 AM ET
    3 Reasons for Union Pacific's earnings miss: CEO

    Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz talks about his company's earnings miss which he attributes in part to what he calls an "energy recession."

  • United CEO returning from leave Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 10:43 AM ET
    United CEO returning from leave

    After suffering a heart attack and taking a leave from the helm, United CEO Oscar Munoz is returning, according to a company conference call. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Uber, start-ups disrupt business travel Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Uber, start-ups disrupt business travel

    Uber accounted for 41 percent of ground transportation that workers expensed to their employers in the fourth quarter of last year.

  • General Motors revs its engines with new car-share service

    GM launches a new service targeting the growing mobility-on-demand market.

  • AMSTERDAM, Jan 20- A new European airline association launched on Wednesday wants the European Union to reform its regulations to bring down the cost of using airports in the region and to tackle air traffic control strikes that typically occur each summer. Airlines for Europe, or A4E, was founded by Europe's five largest carriers IAG, Air France-KLM, easyJet,...

  • The 34- page report by the U.S. Transportation Department Office of Inspector General found that FAA's budget nearly doubled from $8.1 billion in 1996 to $15.9 billion in 2012, even as the agency pursued reforms ordered by Congress, including the adoption of performance-based compensation systems for workers and the contracting out of flight service...

  • Stolen Uber accounts worth more than stolen credit cards Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Stolen Uber accounts worth more than stolen credit cards

    Uber, PayPal and Netflix accounts have become more valuable to cyber-criminals, according to Trend Micro.

  • Gas Wars: A gallon is just 46 cents here Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Gas Wars: A gallon is just 46 cents here

    Three Houghton Lake, Mich., stations are battling for customers by lowering the price of gas at the pump.

  • Transports roam into bear territory Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 6:34 AM ET
    Transports roam into bear territory

    Did the transport sector send signals of a selloff? CNBC's Morgan Brennan provides an outlook for 2016.