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A Southwest airplane
Maria Tama
June 03, 2019 - 9:51 am
While you might lose money going through security, flying the friendly skies has allegedly gotten a little bit friendlier. A new survey of air travelers has found that customer satisfaction is at an all-time high. For the seventh year in a row, J.D. Power ‘s North America Airline Satisfaction Study...
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2 men at a TSA checkpoint at an airport
Joe Raedle
May 30, 2019 - 11:42 am
Passing through airport security can cost you a pretty penny. According to a new report released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), travelers left behind a total of $960,105.49 in the plastic bins at security checkpoints around the country last year. And while some of the money is...
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This photo provided by the Navajo Nation, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, third from left, tours Chaco Culture National Historical Park about 95 miles northeast of Gallup, N.M., Tuesday, May 28, 2019. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico is at Bernhardt's right. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is on the far right. (Jared Touchin/Navajo Nation via AP)
May 29, 2019 - 3:43 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The decision comes after Bernhardt visited the site...
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In this photo provided by the Max Planck Institute a wild chimpanzee eats a tortoise, whose hard shell was cracked against tree trunks before scooping out the meat at the Loango National Park on the Atlantic coast of Gabon, May 20, 2019. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the University of Osnabrueck said Thursday they spotted the unusual behavior dozens of times in a group of chimpanzees at Loango National Park in Gabon. (Erwan Theleste/Max Planck Institute via AP)
May 23, 2019 - 8:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Germany say the behavior they spotted...
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KNSS News
Ted Woodward
May 21, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Kicking off one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year, the national "Click It. Or Ticket." seat-belt enforcement campain is underway for the next two weeks. It began on Monday, spans the Memorial Day weekend, then wraps up on Sunday, June 2. Across Kansas, more than 300 motorists...
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A rendering of a Lilium jet flying over New York City
Courtesy of Lilium
May 16, 2019 - 2:49 pm
We’re a step closer to the future the Jetsons promised us all as the electric air taxi startup Lilium gave a successful liftoff to its five-seat electric jet. Flying cars here we come? As The Verge reported , the Lilium air taxi comes equipped with 36 electric jet engines, which tilt up for takeoff...
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Wild flowers growing near a Washington mountain
Marina Poushkina
May 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
The internet loves a good ranking. How else would we know the best singer in history ? Or the best cheesesteak ? Or the best airport ? If there is more than one of a thing, there must be a ranking of that thing. And US News and World Report is out with its latest national ranking—the very...
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In this April 2, 2019, photo, pigs eat from a trough at the Las Vegas Livestock pig farm in Las Vegas. The farm feeds their pigs with food wast from Las Vegas casinos. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — At a farm outside Las Vegas, a herd of pigs feasts on lobster, sausage links and beef. In town, people at a community center sit for a dinner that may include sliders and truffle mac and cheese. The two meals have something in common: Both came from the kitchens of Sin City's...
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In this image from video, emergency services attend the scene after a tour bus crashed at Canico, on Portugal's Madeira Island, Wednesday April 17, 2019. Some 28 people are reported to have died in the crash, most of them German tourists, local mayor Filipe Sousa told TV news. (TVI via AP)
April 18, 2019 - 7:09 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the deadly bus crash on Portuguese island of Madeira (all times local): 2 p.m. Portugal's foreign ministry has confirmed that all 29 people killed in a tour bus crash on Madeira Island were German. Authorities previously said they were still working to identify...
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