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FILE - This July 17, 2019 photo shows Southwest Airlines planes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Southwest Airlines Co. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 24, 2019 - 4:39 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The grounding of the Boeing 737 Max has lasted far longer than airlines expected and has cost American and Southwest nearly $1 billion, with the price likely to go much higher. The CEOs of both airlines say they are talking to Boeing about compensation and just hoping they can use...
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FILE - This July 17, 2019 photo shows Southwest Airlines planes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Southwest Airlines Co. reports financial earns on Thursday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 24, 2019 - 11:52 am
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines has had an all-Boeing fleet since it began flying 48 years ago, but that could change. CEO Gary Kelly said Thursday that the company's board has directed him to look at getting planes from other aircraft makers, which would almost certainly be Boeing's European...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, welcomes Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the talks on the sideline of Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Sergei Chirikov, pool photo via AP)
October 23, 2019 - 11:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin courted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday at the first-ever Russia-Africa summit while a pair of nuclear-capable bombers made an unprecedented visit to the continent, reflecting Moscow's new push for clout. Speaking at the two-day summit...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed enter a hall for their talks on the sideline of Russia-Africa summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Sergei Chirikov, pool photo via AP)
October 23, 2019 - 8:19 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecting Moscow's new push to expand its clout on the continent and saying there is "enormous potential for growth." Putin and Egyptian President Abdel-...
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This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The purple and blue colors indicate the least amount of ozone, and the yellows and reds show the most. In October 2019, NASA says the ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution. (Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported . This fall, the average hole in Earth's protective ozone layer is 3.6 million square miles (...
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This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The purple and blue colors indicate the least amount of ozone, and the yellows and reds show the most. In October 2019, NASA says the ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution. (Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported . This fall, the average hole in Earth's protective ozone layer is 3.6 million square miles (...
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In this photo released by NASA on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station. The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. Meir said Monday, Oct. 21 that when she floated outside last week, she wasn’t thinking about whether she was going out with a man or woman because everyone is held to the same standard. Nonetheless, she says it was extra special being accompanied by Koch, a close friend. (NASA via AP)
October 21, 2019 - 1:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. International Space Station resident Jessica Meir (mere) said Monday that when she floated outside last week, she wasn't thinking about whether she was...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo specialist William Geier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 18. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 18, 2019 - 4:54 pm
The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday. Technology companies led the slide, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier. Communication services, industrials and health...
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In this photo provided by NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exits the International Space Station on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The world’s first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate. Their job is to fix a broken part of the station’s solar power network.(NASA via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 11:36 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir completed the job with wrenches, screwdrivers and power-...
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In this photo provided by NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exits the International Space Station on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The world’s first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate. Their job is to fix a broken part of the station’s solar power network.(NASA via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 8:12 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the first time...
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