Wall Street billionaire Steve Schwarzman gave a record-setting gift to his public high school — and it highlights the dire situation American schools face

Public K-12 schools are facing budget shortfalls amid reductions in government funding.   Steve Schwarzman, the billionaire founder of private-equity firm Blackstone Group, recently gave a $ 25 million donation to his public high school. Such donations to public K-12 schools are rare, especially compared with their private counterparts. Given the budget shortfalls, Schwarzman recently told […]

Earn 1,000 Bonus American AAdvantage Miles on Your Next Eligible Hyatt Stay

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Act Quick: Great American Award Availability to South America

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Booking an American Airlines Vacation Package — Reader Success Story

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Ford has moved quickly to replace its North American boss after the executive resigned for ‘inappropriate’ behavior (F)

Ford Ford has promoted Kumar Galhotra to run its all-important North American business. The move comes one day after Ford veteran and former North American head Raj Nair resigned amid allegations of inappropriate conduct. Galhotra is a 29-year Ford veteran who had served as CMO and was leading the comeback of the Lincoln brand. One […]

Free Internet Ending on American Airlines’ 737 MAX in March for Passengers Without Gogo Plans

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The American public could be at a turning point on gun control

Associated Press/Brynn Anderson A new Quinnipiac poll shows American support for stricter gun laws is at an all-time high. The poll also found nearly universal support for background checks. Another poll released Wednesday showed that 58% of Americans believed stricter gun laws could have prevented last week’s mass shooting in Florida. The deadly school shooting […]

Radiohead Announces North American Summer Tour

Radiohead has announced a swing of North American tour dates this summer, beginning in Chicago on July 7 and wrapping in Philly on August 1. The group did a handful of U.S. dates last spring; this summer’s shows will hit several cities they didn’t play last time around. The dates are explicitly extending their world […]

American halfpipe skier who didn’t perform a single trick gamed the system to qualify for the Olympics while representing Hungary

Elizabeth Swaney competed in the ladies’ ski halfpipe on Monday despite being unable to land any real tricks. Swaney qualified for the Olympics through a loophole of sorts — athletes were required a number of top-30 finishes, so she would enter competitions with less than 30 athletes in the field, thus assuring the requirement would be […]

Fact Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

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