Air travel: Late flights are up, complaints down philly.com
DAVID KOENIG, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 5:44 AM
DALLAS (AP) - Airlines are falling behind schedule more often and mishandling more bags, but customers arent making a federal case out of it.
Academics who study the airline industry say that consumer complaints...
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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning philly.com
LAURAN NEERGAARD, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chances are youve heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings?
The nations disease detectives are...
decoding the DNA
'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US philly.com
AMY FORLITI, The Associated PressPosted: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:48 AM
On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old - a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket. It didnt take long...
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Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety philly.com
The Associated Press, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 1:49 AM
Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle. A look at the process, and...
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Atletico Madrid tops Spain's La Liga, Messi brings Barcelona to second philly.com
Joseph WIlson, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:38 AM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Atletico Madrid sweated out a 1-0 victory over Villarreal without leading scorer Diego Costa to stay top of the Spanish league on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored two goals in Barcelonas...
Everton rout Arsenal, Liverpool back atop Premier League philly.com
Samuel Petrequin, The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:34 AM
LONDON (AP) — Steven Gerrard scored twice from the penalty spot as Liverpool stretched its Premier League winning streak to nine matches and returned to the top of the table with a 2-1 win at West...
Airlines call for global tracking standards philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:04 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The director of the International Air Transport Association says he wants to see a globally agreed-on standard for airlines to track planes in place by the end of this year to avoid...
Source: Sixers to sign Thomas to 10-day contract philly.com
Keith Pompey, The Philadelphia Inquirer Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:33 AM
Adonis Thomas will sign a 10-day contract with the 76ers later today, according to a league source.
The team has room on its 15-man roster after James Nunnally’s second 10-day deal expired Saturday...
Several weekend social events end with people being punched by men, bears philly.com
Justin Klugh Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014, 8:17 AM
Welcome back to the Wheelhouse, where we recap the previous evenings sporting events in the form of a brief, flippant, sarcastic link dump. Likely, this will be the highlight of your day.
- Bears, outside of their natural environment,...
US soccer fires women's coach Tom Sermanni philly.com
The Associated PressPosted: Sunday, April 6, 2014, 10:33 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - On Sunday afternoon, Tom Sermanni coached the U.S. womens team to a 2-0 win over China in Colorado.
By Sunday night, he was out of a job.
U.S. Soccer fired Sermanni after a disappointing finish last month...