Air travel

The air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport is seen, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 25, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Politicians couldn't overcome their differences and end the government shutdown over five weeks. Six air traffic controllers might have given them the final nudge they needed. Six of the 13 controllers who normally staff a critical air traffic center in Virginia didn't come to work Friday. That...
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The air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport is seen, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 25, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Politicians couldn't overcome their differences and end the government shutdown over five weeks. Six air traffic controllers might have done it in a day. Six of the 13 controllers who normally staff a critical air traffic center in Virginia didn't come to work Friday. That center handles air...
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The air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport is seen, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 25, 2019 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. The delays come as a partial government shutdown threatens to undermine the nation's air travel system. Air traffic...
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January 25, 2019 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on delays in U.S. air travel (all times local): 11:40 a.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says delays at East Coast airports amid a partial federal government shutdown are another symptom of the "federal madness" caused by Republican President Donald Trump. The Democrat says...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to members of the media as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders hunted Friday for a way to halt the 35-day partial government shutdown, but remained at odds over President Donald Trump's demand that any compromise include money for his coveted border wall. Senators were talking with increased urgency after...
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January 25, 2019 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on delays in U.S. air travel (all times local): 10:55 a.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the federal government shutdown is impacting safety and security at airports and putting travelers at risk. The Democrat wrote to Republican President Donald Trump on Friday...
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FILE- In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo a TSA agent, center, directs passengers through a security checkpoint at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on the nation's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them. Unions that represent air traffic controllers, flight attendants and pilots are growing concerned about safety with the shutdown well into its fifth week. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 24, 2019 - 3:56 pm
The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on the nation's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them. Air traffic controllers and airport security agents continue to work without pay — they will miss a second biweekly...
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January 24, 2019 - 2:41 pm
The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on the nation's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them. Air traffic controllers and airport security agents continued to work without pay — they will miss a second biweekly...
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Caleb Seely rides a unicycle on a snow covered sidewalk as he heads home after helping shovel out his brother's driveway during a winter storm, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Portland, Maine. Extra knobby tires on Seely's ride provided traction on a day when snow, sleet and freezing rain kept most motorists indoors. Parts of New England residents are bracing for up to 18 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
January 20, 2019 - 3:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused dangerously icy conditions throughout New England on Sunday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm...
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Airline baggage carts sit on the tarmac as crews prepare to remove snow at the Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
January 20, 2019 - 3:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Amtrak says it expects to have all of its trains back on a full schedule Monday after a weekend of cancellations and delays caused by the winter storm as it rolled through the Midwest and Northeast...
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