Avelo Airlines just took off for its first-ever revenue flight. It's the start of what founder Andrew Levy hopes will be a long tenure offering super-low fares to American budget fliers. Launching in a pandemic is challenge enough, but so is the aging airport it makes its main operation, a prime example of where America's infrastructure is falling behind.
Why America's Aging Airports Need Help To Survive Post-Pandemic
America's newest airline just launched amid a pandemic. To survive, it may need more investment at its main airport, one of the country's oldest.
Feds pump $115 million into Jackson, Mississippi, water system
The payment is the first of $600 million earmarked to improve Jackson's crumbling water infrastructure.
White House announces $570 million to fix dangerous rail crossings
As part of the infrastructure law, the Biden administration will eliminate dangerous railroad crossings in many states.
California passes 1st-in-nation emission rules for trains
The rule will ban the use of locomotive engines more than 23 years old by 2030 and increase zero-emissions technology to transport goods.
Drug shows promise in preventing sexually transmitted infections
The antibiotic doxycycline is traditionally used to treat things like malaria and acne, but a new study shows it could be used to prevent STIs.
Hari Budha Magar is first double above-knee amputee to summit Everest
The 43-year-old from Nepal has also summited Mont Blanc, Kilimanjaro, and Mera Peak.
Report: Foreclosure rate jumped 7% in May
A new report shows there were more than 35,000 foreclosure filings on homes in May, an increase of 7% from the month prior.