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Spirit wins takeoff and landing rights at key Newark airport

WASHINGTON — Spirit Airlines will get valuable takeoff and landing times that Southwest Airlines is abandoning at busy Newark-Liberty International…

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Flight cancellations ease slightly as July 4 weekend ends

DALLAS — Travelers flying home from July Fourth getaways faced flight delays Monday, but airlines were canceling fewer flights than…

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Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses

NEW YORK — The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time. Landlords were…

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Science

Alien earthworms have spread to almost all parts of North America

Invasive worms, considered a major threat to native ecosystems, have been found in 97 per cent of areas for which…

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Health

Canada official warns of possible COVID resurgence ahead

OTTAWA — Canada’s chief public health officer is warning of a possible COVID-19 resurgence in the fall and winter. Theresa…

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Crewless robotic Mayflower ship reaches Plymouth Rock

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A crewless robotic boat retracing the 1620 sea voyage of the Mayflower has landed near Plymouth Rock.…

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Health

EXPLAINER: Years later, Flint water court fight drags on

DETROIT — Michigan authorities have long promised to hold key officials criminally responsible for lead contamination and health problems arising…

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Health

US officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

NEW YORK — Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of…

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US to offer monkeypox vaccines in states with high case rates | CNN

CNN  —  The Biden Administration announced plans to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer…

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Oklahoma reaches opioid settlement with 3 drug companies

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials have reached an opioid settlement with three drug companies that would bring more than $250…

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