Thanksgiving Might Bring Changes in Holiday-Travel Habits

By DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press More people are expected on airplanes and highways over Thanksgiving than last year, but changing habits around work and play might spread out the crowds and reduce the usual amount of holiday travel stress. Travel experts say the pandemic and the ability of many people to work remotely has blurred … Read more

5 Tips for Creating a Budget to Support Your Financial Goals

By ADRIANA MORGA, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Whether you want to pay off debt, start a rainy day fund or save for a family trip, budgeting is the first step toward reaching your financial goals. Creating a budget is much like trying to eat better or exercise more — everyone tells you … Read more

Prosecutors Rest Their Case Against 2 Men in Whitmer Plot

By ED WHITE, Associated Press An FBI agent who was working undercover told jurors Thursday how a bridge played a role in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Timothy Bates was one of the last witnesses to testify for the government as prosecutors rested their case against two men charged with conspiracy. … Read more

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides revenue for a Paiute Indian tribe, is about to quadruple in size thanks to an $8 … Read more

Pilots Picket as Airline Unions Leverage Summer Travel Woes | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell … Read more