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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, accompanied by United Airlines President Scott Kirby, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to testify before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 02, 2017 - 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday warned top airline executives to improve customer services or face congressional intervention after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines flight in an incident the company's chief executive called a "mistake of epic...
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This image released by Matt Ross Public Relations shows Josh Groban during a performance of "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," in New York. The musical that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace," earned a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Chad Batka/Matt Ross Public Relations via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a musical that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace," earned a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, which also saw nods for Bette Midler, Kevin Kline, Josh Groban, Danny DeVito and Cate...
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This image released by Boneau.Bryan-Brown shows, foreground from left, John Earl Jelks, Michelle Wilson, Johanna Day and Alison Wright during a performance of Lynn Nottage's play, "Sweat," at Studio 54 in New York. The play, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama on April 10, is a likely contender for a Tony Award for best play. Tony Award nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a sung-through musical that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace," earned a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, which also saw nods for Bette Midler, Kevin Kline, Josh Groban, Danny...
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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 02, 2017 - 11:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House hearing on customer service at U.S. airlines (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The chairman of the House Transportation Committee is urging United Airlines and other carriers to use the notoriety of a passenger's removal from a United flight to make changes that...
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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, accompanied by United Airlines President Scott Kirby, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to testify before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 02, 2017 - 11:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized Tuesday on Capitol Hill for an incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight and vowed to do better as he and other airline executives faced tough questions from lawmakers. "It was a mistake of epic proportions, clearly...
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This image released by Boneau.Bryan-Brown shows, foreground from left, John Earl Jelks, Michelle Wilson, Johanna Day and Alison Wright during a performance of Lynn Nottage's play, "Sweat," at Studio 54 in New York. The play, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama on April 10, is a likely contender for a Tony Award for best play. Tony Award nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a sung-through musical that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace," earned a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, which also saw nods for Bette Midler, Kevin Kline, Josh Groban, Danny...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2016, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waits to be interviewed in New York. Munoz will be the star witness as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a United flight after refusing to give up his seat to a crew member. The April 9 incident ignited a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face pointed questions as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for Dr. David Dao, speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight on April 9, igniting a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. United and Dao's lawyers declined to disclose financial terms of the settlement. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
April 27, 2017 - 8:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said the agreement includes a provision...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for Dr. David Dao, speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight on April 9, igniting a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. United and Dao's lawyers declined to disclose financial terms of the settlement. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
April 27, 2017 - 6:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said the agreement includes a provision...
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This frame grab from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows flames rising after an explosion near an airport west of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Syria's state media reported Thursday that Israel has attacked a military installation near the Damascus International Airport. SANA says Israel fired several missiles from inside the occupied Golan Heights south of the capital at a military installation near the capital's main airport, triggering several explosions and causing damage. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. Apparently seeking to interrupt weapons transfers to the Hezbollah...
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