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  • Economy Briefs: Oppenheimer to pay $35M to settle federal charges

    Oppenheimer Funds agreed to pay more than $35 million to settle government charges that it misled investors who invested in two of its bond funds.

  • ** FILE ** This June 29, 2011, file photo, shows an American Airlines aircraft at Terminal D at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

    LEE: No merger for American Airlines

    As any traveler knows, the U.S. air- line industry has undergone rapid transformations in re- cent years because of a number of market forces.

  • American Airlines flight attendants protest at San Francisco International Airport on Monday. The airline wants to eliminate 13,000 union jobs, freeze or terminate pension plans, curb health benefits, reduce time off, and impose many other cuts. American lost more than $10 billion in the decade leading up to its declaration of bankruptcy in November. (Associated Press)

    American Airlines argues against union contracts

    American Airlines argued before a federal bankruptcy judge Monday that its union contracts need to be changed to make the company financially stable.

  • ** FILE ** In this Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, photo a U.S. Airways jet taxies on the tarmac at Boston's Logan International Airport. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    US Airways makes deals with 3 AMR unions

    U.S. Airways has struck deals with labor unions at American Airlines to win their support for a possible merger with American.

Lou Pizzarello (front) is followed by Randy Petersen during an aircraft emergency landing exercise at the American Airlines training facility in Fort Worth, Texas. For aviation buffs, every aspect of commercial flying must be experienced.

    Frequent fliers to their fantasyland

    Eric Mueller's vacation started when his plane filled with smoke. Soon, people slid down an emergency chute, inflated life vests and climbed into a raft.

  • Airline responds after Baldwin kicked off flight

    American Airlines on Wednesday used social media to explain its actions after Alec Baldwin complained he was booted from a flight for playing a word game on his cellphone as the plane was about to depart from Los Angeles.

  • Alec Baldwin kicked off LA flight for playing game

    A flight attendant was the subject of a Twitter tirade from Alec Baldwin after the actor was booted from a plane at Los Angeles International Airport for playing a word game on his cell phone as the plane was about to depart for New York.

  • Baldwin apologizes to passengers, not airline

    Alec Baldwin issued an apology Wednesday to fellow passengers on an American Airlines flight that was delayed by his refusal to stop playing a cellphone game _ but stopped short of apologizing to the airline or the flight attendant he later mocked on Twitter.

  • Airline responds as dustup with Baldwin continues

    Alec Baldwin's dustup with American Airlines continued for a second day Wednesday, with the airline taking to social media to maintain it was following federal regulations when it booted an "extremely vocal customer" from a flight for refusing to shut off his cellphone.

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