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Eighty African American and minority ramp workers employed by American Airlines in Philadelphia and Washington have asked U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate American for alleged racial discrimination, safety and workplace violations, and removal of faulty airline equipment during a federal investigation.
The Delaware River Port Authority can't decide whether to close the Benjamin Franklin Bridge for the papal visit without the Secret Service giving up more information about security restrictions.
Whitney White, a Gov. Wolf appointee, abruptly resigned, effective Friday, after the newspaper looked at his finances and business history
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The husband of a technology executive killed when a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia has sued the railroad for wrongful death.
U.S. Sen. Robert Casey (D., Pa.) on Thursday asked the Obama administration to hire more railroad bridge inspectors because of growing concerns about the transport of crude oil by freight trains.
As part of an ongoing makeover of the Delaware River Port Authority following Gov. Wolf's election, the DRPA's deputy chief executive officer is being replaced.
SEPTA will use a one-day online lottery to sell Regional Rail passes for the papal visit, transportation authority officials said Tuesday.
Frontier Airlines is continuing to add flights at Philadelphia International Airport. The carrier Tuesday announced nonstop service to two more destinations - Fort Myers, Fla., and Montego Bay, Jamaica - beginning Oct. 25.
New York's LaGuardia Airport, consistently ranked among the worst in the United States in cleanliness, design and delays, will be torn down and rebuilt with help from Delta Air Lines Inc.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating possible price gouging by five airlines in the days immediately after the May 12 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that left thousands of regional commuters scrambling for travel alternatives.
American Airlines, Philadelphia's largest air carrier, said Friday that its second-quarter profit nearly doubled to $1.7 billion on cheaper jet fuel.
If you use your phone while waiting to board a plane or pick up baggage, you may have noticed it works a lot better at some airports than others. And...
The national average price of diesel fuel fell below the price of regular gasoline on July 13 for the first time since 2009, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Thursday. EIA attributed gasoline's higher price to strong seasonal demand.
The Gap is in the fight of its life. You remember that TV commercial jingle that entered the American consciousness in the 1970s, right?
A BNSF train pulled out of a terminal in North Dakota's Bakken Shale region last month, hauling 106 tank cars filled with crude oil on a westward journey to a refinery near Ferndale, Wash.
Baby boomers, the generation that brought America cable television, middle-class pot smoking, and the two-car garage, are now bringing the nation the jobs of the future.
Company is cooking up strategies to find better employees.
Crocodile Cafe & Catering's summer menu elicits moans of pleasure at Rockwell Automation near Norristown, especially the Jamaican jerked chicken, soaked for two days in a zesty marinade, Rockwell senior administrative assistant Marisa Pellechio said.
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Whitney White, a Gov. Wolf appointee, abruptly resigned, effective Friday, after the newspaper looked at his finances and business history
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast are now working without a contract - but thus far have chosen not to strike after their contracts expired at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.
A quiz: What technology has been arriving unbidden in your mail lately, teasing you with the prospect of extra security but not fully delivering?
ATLANTIC CITY - This seaside resort may have dodged a bullet when North Jersey lawmakers urging casinos for their region ran out of time legislatively to get the issue on the November ballot this year.
The Street: When Jobs passed away in 2011 from cancer, fans took to the Internet to lament the loss of their idol and pay homage to what he left behind. Cook has also inspired millions, particularly when he officially came out as the first and only openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Both Jobs and Cook have become household names. Despite all of that, not everything Apple has created turned to gold.
CINCINNATI - It's hard to imagine a classic American road trip that doesn't pass through dusty, forgotten towns with vintage neon signs advertising motels and roadside diners, still trying to lure motorists. Many of those signs are disappearing, victims of age, weather, and neglect.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is offering a software patch to close a loophole that let two hackers take control of a moving Jeep sport-utility vehicle in an incident spotlighting the vulnerability of connected autos.