Dec 26, 2011 An increase in extreme weather in 2011 has lead to one of the most expensive years for insurance claims. It's also turning out to be a record year for sheep rustlers on the lamb in the English countryside, where a record number of sheep have gone missing this year. Plus, China and Japan make a currency deal, Detroit girds for possible state takeover, and more top headlines from around the globe on this day after Christmas.
Dec 21, 2011 The European Union wants airlines to reduce emissions or pay for permits allowing them to pollute. U.S. opponents say the permit fees would be better spent on new, more efficient aircraft.
Jan 11, 2012 Chinese airports are getting bigger and more efficient, and the country's airplanes are getting an upgrade, as the nation gains ever-greater economic clout.
Dec 6, 2011 Chinese pollution particulates are shown to change weather patterns in the U.S., which will mean better skiing, more water for Californians, and even a better life for fish here at home
Dec 1, 2011 The cuts are supposed to level the playing field in the airline business, but the conflict between Europe's Airbus and America's Boeing could continue to rage on for years.
Dec 1, 2011 About a quarter million people lost power and suffered other wind damages.
Nov 29, 2011 The struggling airline has declared bankruptcy after a poor third quarter, but it says it will keep its scheduled flights running.
Nov 25, 2011 Dinky airplanes are being phased out due to soaring fuel prices.
Nov 23, 2011 The incidents of passengers getting stranded in a plane on the tarmac are actually down, thanks to steep new penalties enforced by the government. Airlines get the fines, but they may not be the only ones at fault.