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  • Lawmakers cancel FAA furloughs, flee Washington – by air

    Air travelers breathed a sigh of relief after Congress passed quick legislation allowing the FAA to cancel furloughs for air traffic controllers. But that's just increased partisan sniping over the sequester and its across-the-board budget cuts.

  • Irked by airport delays, Senators ease FAA furloughs

    The Senate re-appropriated money Thursday to reopen closed air traffic control towers and rehire furloughed air traffic controllers. Many members of Congress had already flown home to their districts, thus experiencing the delays affecting many air travelers.

  • Obama administration warns of grim consequences when cuts kick in

    To raise awareness, the Obama Administration is pointing to specific programs and departments that would be affected by automatic budget cuts set to begin March 1, including the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Parks Service. 

  • GOP critic calls Joe Biden's $53 billion high-speed rail plan 'insanity'

    Vice President Joe Biden proposes spending $53 billion on a national high-speed rail network, but important Republicans in the House are less than enthused.
    02/08/2011 08:39 pm

  • Bright Green An Amtrak comeback?

    Things are looking up for Amtrak. The House overwhelmingly approved nearly $15 billion for the national passenger railroad Wednesday, more than doubling its funding, just as ridership is at the highest point in its 37-history.
    06/13/2008 01:00 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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