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  • EgyptAir pilots threaten to resign, talks set for Saturday

    EgyptAir pilots threaten to resign, talks set for Saturday

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    EgyptAir pilots threaten to resign, talks set for Saturday

    Union officials say 224 EgyptAir pilots have threatened to resign after disputes with the company and will meet with managers and civil aviation officials this weekend for talks. In a Wednesday statement ... …

  • Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college

    Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college

    Sheila Bair, who was the chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the 2008 financial crisis, has been named president of Maryland's Washington College, a private liberal arts school. She ... …

  • Jim Wright early casualty of rising US House partisanship

    Jim Wright early casualty of rising US House partisanship

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Jim Wright early casualty of rising US House partisanship

    DALLAS (AP) — As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright was known for his rich oratorical skills in the U.S. House. He never relied on them more than the day in 1989, when he told those who had elected him speaker about two years earlier that he was prepared to resign after being accused of violating ethics rules dozens of times. …

  • At Indy, Castroneves celebrates 300th race, 40th birthday

    At Indy, Castroneves celebrates 300th race, 40th birthday

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    At Indy, Castroneves celebrates 300th race, 40th birthday

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway will feel more special than usual to Helio Castroneves this weekend. …

  • Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

    Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Oil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town

    An oil train derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in a rural area of central North Dakota, prompting the evacuation of a nearby town where about 20 people live. No injuries were reported in the accident ... …