Northeast storm strands planes, trains, automobiles
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Angela Madsen was pulled off her plane and her wheelchair stayed on board, she knew she was in for a rough night. The paraplegic athlete struggled to get into the bathrooms at Ke

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Looking forward: 2011 economy in limbo
Expectation and apprehension: two words that say it all for 2011. For Alaskans watching the state's economy as a whole, with all of its diversified industries, there are expectations of better times.

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Cars rapidly getting safer to drive
By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times Monday, December 27, 2010 Automobiles, whether economy cars or the top luxury models, are rapidly becoming safer to drive, an insurance industry trade group says. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its Top Safety Pick ratings for the 2011 model year, saying 66 vehicles, including 40 cars and 25 sport-utility vehicles, earned the group's highest ...

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