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  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 12, 2013, in Washington.

    Even in this time of partisan rancor, there is one issue that unites Democrats and Republicans, say Robert Bennett and Dan Glickman.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- Commuters in and around the District of Columbia reported heavier but steady road traffic on Wednesday, when the second-busiest U.S. subway system was shut down for emergency safety checks. The George Washington Parkway, a major commuter artery in the Virginia suburbs, was clogged with bumper-to-bumper traffic in Wednesday's predawn...

  • Two subway trains, Washington Metro

    On Wednesday, the second-busiest U.S. subway system will be shut down for emergency safety checks.

  • Singapore testing drone food deliveries

    Foodpanda is testing delivering meals to customers using unmanned flying devices in the city-state.

  • Passengers board a Metrorail train at the Wiehle-Reston East station in Reston, Virginia.

    The Washington metro will shut down all day Wednesday in order to conduct an emergency equipment investigation.

  • WASHINGTON, March 15- Members of a U.S. Senate panel and firms working on self-driving vehicles on Tuesday called for national rather than state regulation of the cars to avoid a patchwork of rules that could slow development. "If every state is left to go its own way without a unified approach, operating self-driving cars across state boundaries would be an...

  • Pro: I'm a bear on transportation

    Discussing the transportation space with Donald Broughton, managing director and senior research analyst at Avondale Partners, LLC.

  • A Lyft car drives along Powell Street in San Francisco, California.

    Lyft will subsidize car rentals fees in some cities for drivers who do over 65 rides a week.

  • Cuban citizen Armando (L) and U.S tourist Lisa Fragoso wave U.S flag while passing the U.S. Interests Section, in Havana July 20, 2015.

    President Obama will be visiting Cuba soon, but the U.S. must do two things for the island nation now, writes Scott Gilbert.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 14- Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. Depending on how many rides drivers complete, the cost will range from $99 a week plus 20 cents per mile to free for drivers who complete at least 65 trips a week, Zimmer said.

  • March 14- U.S. airlines hoping to get a few of the limited number of flights to Cuba filed regulatory papers on Monday in response to rivals' applications laying out their best arguments for consumer travel to the Caribbean island. The United States and Cuba signed an agreement a month ago restoring commercial air service between the former Cold War foes for the...

  • SYDNEY, March 15- Australia's Qube Holdings Ltd said it has joined Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and international partners to make a A $9.1 billion bid for ports and rail freight company Asciano Ltd.. The freight handler said in a statement on Tuesday it had terminated a previous stand-alone bid and replaced it with a joint offer with Brookfield...

  • SYDNEY, March 15- Shares of Australian port operator Qube Holdings Ltd and Asciano Ltd were suspended on Tuesday, after Qube said it would soon make a "significant" announcement about an acquisition following after a months-long bid against Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc to buy Asciano. But on Feb. 24 Qube said it wanted to end the bidding war with...

  • "It is obviously a group of skilled of operators that have some amount of experience conducting intrusions," said Phil Burdette, who heads an incident response team at Dell SecureWorks. Security firms Attack Research, InGuardians and G-C Partners, said they had separately investigated three other similar ransomware attacks since December.

  • John Zimmer

    John Zimmer, Lyft co-founder, discusses his business strategy and the race between Uber and Lyft to gain the biggest following.

  • Uber investor: They're in no hurry to go public

    Venture advisor at Menlo Ventures and Uber investor, Shervin Pishevar, talks to CNBC's Kelly Evans about Uber's IPO prospects and the future of the transportation technology space.

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- The head of Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car program will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to speed the introduction of self-driving cars on American roads. Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving cars program, will tell the Senate Commerce Committee that...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- The head of Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car program will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to speed the introduction of self-driving cars on American roads. Chris Urmson, director of Google's self-driving cars program, will tell the Senate Commerce Committee that...

  • Frustrated airline passenger

    As much as 15 percent of some airlines' total revenue comes from bag and cancellation fees.

  • BRUSSELS, March 14- Spanish airline Iberia is preparing new job cuts to reduce costs after completing the current redundancy program, its chairman Luis Gallego said on Monday. After that Iberia will seek a new agreement with the unions for additional voluntary job losses for older employees close to retirement, Gallego said at an event organized by the...

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