A survey of international travelers found that no U.S. airports rank near the top of the list. The best the U.S. could do was Cincinnati's ranking at No. 30. So what makes a good airport, anyway?
Oil sits under a pristine swath of the rainforest. Ecuador promised to leave the forest untouched — if the rest of the world would pay up.
With the oil and gas sectors booming, the need for truckers is growing. But the ranks of well-trained drivers are shrinking, especially as baby boomers hit retirement age. And competition for drivers has become fierce, with the annual turnover rate nearing 100 percent.
A group of suicide bombers attacked a base near the border with Pakistan early Monday. That lead to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said. At least three people — apparently all attacking insurgents — were killed.