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United Airlines, Tallgrass, and Green Plains Inc. have signed a new joint venture to develop technology that uses ethanol as its feedstock.

United Airlines deplanes passenger over bad toilet, blanket row

Customers are always right, so says the cliché. But that seems to be changing if the faceoff between United Airlines and a customer, Taylor Alfred Oladotun, reflects a new trend.
2 years ago
A demonstrator holds a coat hanger, a symbol of the reproductive rights movement, as activists stage a 'die-in' protest at Washington square park in New York on May 13, 2022. (Photo by ED JONES / AFP)

Thousands expected to rally across US for abortion rights

Thousands of activists are gearing up to take to US streets Saturday on a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion.
2 years ago
In an aerial view, traffic creeps along Virginia Highway 1 after being diverted away from I-95 after it was closed due to a winter storm on January 04, 2022 near Fredericksburg in Stafford County, Virginia. A winter storm with record snowfall slammed into the Mid-Atlantic states, stranding thousands of motorists overnight on 50 miles of I-95 in Virginia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

US snowstorm strands drivers for 24 hours or more

The snowstorm is over but the travel misery lingered: drivers on a major highway outside Washington reported Tuesday they were stuck in their cars in freezing weather for 24 hours or more...
3 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 30, 2018 the Pentagon is seen from an airplane over Washington, DC. - The Pentagon is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on masks, tests and pharmaceutical products as it seeks to revive an industrial sector lost over the years to China. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Pentagon locked down after shooting at subway station

The Pentagon went on lockdown Tuesday after a shooting at a bus and subway station just outside the highly secure US military headquarters.
3 years ago
US President Joe Biden delivers his inauguration speech on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. - Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the US. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)

‘Like a military base’: Washington locks down for Biden inauguration

Instead of cheering masses, Joe Biden's welcome to the White House on Wednesday was miles of metal barriers, masked security forces, and a dystopian-looking Washington
3 years ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 25: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks as U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) listens during a news conference on District of Columbia statehood June 25, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House is scheduled to vote on the District of Columbia statehood bill tomorrow. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

US House expected to vote for capital Washington statehood Friday

The House of Representatives votes Friday to make the US capital Washington the nation's 51st state, a historic but largely symbolic move that will likely be stopped in its tracks by Senate
4 years ago
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