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Foot of Snow Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of Nebraska and Iowa, disrupting traffic and shuttering some schools, while blanketing other parts of the middle of the country with snow that …

U.S. Refining Capacity Poised For First Big Drop in Nearly a Decade

NEW YORK/HOUSTON — U.S. oil refining capacity this year could decline by the largest amount in nearly a decade as pandemic-related travel curbs and a fire shut several plants, reversing years of small gains. Refiners globally have been idling plants …

U.K. Launches Massive Tourist Airlift After Thomas Cook Collapse

The U.K. government deployed the “largest repatriation in peacetime history” to bring home more than 150,000 tourists stranded on overseas beaches and in vacation hotspots by the collapse of tour operator Thomas Cook Group Plc. The massive airlift, using chartered …

Aruba Probes Insurance in Missing Tourist Case

An Aruban prosecutor says a Maryland tourist had a travel insurance policy that covered a companion who has been missing on the island for more than two weeks. Solicitor General Taco Stein tells The Associated Press that prosecutors are still …