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The Latest: Bushes home spared by Dallas tornado

Oct. 21, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather that struck portions of the central and southern U.S. (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The tornado that caused widespread damage in north Dallas passed closed to the home of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush but caused no damage. Bush spokesman Freddy...

Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct. 21, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage. A meteorologist said Monday that people took shelter...

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

Oct. 21, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A search for a small plane continues in a densely forested state park near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft as it prepared to land. A statement posted on the airport's website Monday said a North Carolina highway patrol...

Authorities say Raleigh airport briefly closed after air traffic advised small plane approaching airport lost on radar

Oct. 20, 2019 8:36 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say Raleigh airport briefly closed after air traffic advised small plane approaching airport lost on radar.

Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist anger

Oct. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Masses of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia's independence and the release from prison of separatist leaders jammed downtown Barcelona on Friday as the northeastern Spanish region endured its fifth straight night of unrest. Chaotic scenes of violence erupted after more...

60 Nevada Army guardsmen headed to Kuwait with helicopters

Oct. 18, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — About 60 soldiers in the Nevada Army National Guard and a fleet of its Chinook helicopters are going to spend most of the next nine months in Kuwait. The Bravo Company, 1/189th Aviation unit in Reno had planned to leave Thursday following a mobilization ceremony at the Army Aviation...

Southwest pushes back return of troubled Boeing Max, again

Oct. 17, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines has again pushed back the return of its Boeing 737 Max jets as Boeing tries to fix the aircraft following two deadly crashes. Southwest said Thursday that it will keep its Max out of its schedule until Feb. 8, about a month longer than previously planned. The airline says...

Chinle airport closed indefinitely due to asphalt problems

Oct. 17, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

CHINLE, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Division of Transportation has closed Chinle Airport runway until further notice due to existing asphalt deterioration. Authorities say the division's Road Maintenance and Airports Management departments assessed the Chinle Community Airport on Monday. They say the...

United Airlines posts $1 billion profit on summer travel

Oct. 15, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Cheaper jet fuel and slightly higher fares helped United Airlines boost third-quarter profit 23% to $1 billion. The results released Tuesday were better than Wall Street expected, and United raised its forecast of full-year profit. United indicated that demand for leisure and business travel...

The Latest: 37 injured, 108 flights canceled in Barcelona

Oct. 14, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 9:00 p.m. Health authorities in northeastern Spain say 37 protesters have been injured during ongoing clashes with police at Barcelona's airport. Tempers flared in Spain's Catalonia region after the country's...