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A Delta flight slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International Airport

A Delta flight slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International Airport

A Delta flight slid off the pavement Friday morning at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri, an airport spokesman said. Delta Flight A319 was taxiing from the airport terminal when its nose wheel dropped off the taxiway pavement, according to spokesman Joe McBride. “No known injuries,” he said. “Buses being brought out to remove passengers.”…MORE

The world’s biggest food company is now making vegan sausages

The world’s biggest food company is now making vegan sausages

NestlĂ© is adding vegan sausages to its lineup of imitation meat products, as the world’s largest food company moves to secure its position in the booming market for plant-based foods. The Swiss company said Friday that it will sell soy-based bratwurst and chorizo-style sausages in 11 European markets under its Garden Gourmet brand starting in…MORE

One hundred years ago today, Prohibition began

One hundred years ago today, Prohibition began

Clutch your adult beverages a little tighter, everyone. On this day 100 years ago, Prohibition went into effect — banning the production, importation, sale and transportation of alcohol in the US. It all started with the temperance movement, which encouraged and advocated for abstinence from alcohol. Much of the reasoning was based on ideas of…MORE

She’s pushing the world’s largest hotel chain to be more like Airbnb

She’s pushing the world’s largest hotel chain to be more like Airbnb

Not long ago, traveling to another city generally meant selecting a hotel to spend the night. But then Airbnb made it fashionable to stay in people’s luxury villas, city-center condos, rustic cabins and any number of unique accommodations around the world. The concept of home rentals isn’t new; Vacation Rentals By Owner, or VRBO for…MORE

Australian Open chief says tournament will go ahead despite air quality concerns

Australian Open chief says tournament will go ahead despite air quality concerns

The Australian Open will go ahead as scheduled next week despite continuing concerns about the air quality in Melbourne, according to the grand slam’s tournament director Craig Tiley. The city has been affected by the widespread bushfires that have ravaged the country and organizers have come in for heavy criticism from players for allowing the…MORE

A teen’s final days with the flu

A teen’s final days with the flu

On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt’s house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins. By New Year’s Eve, she was dead. That’s how quickly the flu can kill a young person. “She was a healthy, happy, normal 16-year-old,” said Kaylee’s uncle, Matthew Roberts. “We knew…MORE

The club of $1 trillion companies just keeps growing. Now there are four

The club of $1 trillion companies just keeps growing. Now there are four

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Apple. Microsoft. Saudi Aramco. And now Alphabet. The club of public companies worth $1 trillion added a new member this week, with Google’s parent company topping that valuation on Thursday. It’s the…MORE

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