Amazon beat out Walmart in a deal for a small pharmacy startup — and it shows just how intense the rivalry’s gotten

Amazon beat out Walmart in a deal for a small pharmacy startup — and it shows just how intense the rivalry’s gotten

Daniel Becerril/Reuters Amazon just signaled its intent to get into the pharmaceutical business through the acquisition of a startup called PillPack. The deal came just a few months after Walmart was reported to be thinking of buying PillPack. Walmart lost about $3 billion in market cap on Thursday after Amazon announced it had bought the pharmacy […]

Passenger Tossed From Flight in Dispute With Flight Attendant Over Airplane Mode in Indiana

Passenger Tossed From Flight in Dispute With Flight Attendant Over Airplane Mode in Indiana

A flight attendant on a SkyWest Airlines flight reportedly kicked five passengers off a plane Saturday amid a dispute over a cellphone being on airplane mode.  The plane was about to take off from Fort Wayne, Ind., to Atlanta, when the flight  attendant said passenger Robyn Rodgers failed to put  her phone into airplane mode […]

It started with your shoes, then your water. Now the TSA wants your snacks.

It started with your shoes, then your water. Now the TSA wants your snacks.

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TSA warns Friday might be its busiest day ever for screening airline passengers

TSA warns Friday might be its busiest day ever for screening airline passengers

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY Video The number of airline passengers this Friday before the July Fourth holiday will approach a record, the head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Airlines forecast a record number of travelers this summer, with 246 million people flying from June 1 to Aug. 31. TSA Administrator David Pekoske […]