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Bill Franklin was the vice president of ground operations at Southwest Airli...
When a little startup called Southwest Airlines was on the brink of failure in 1972, an executive named Bill Franklin had a simple solution that saved the company: the "10-Minute Turn."
There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend's funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move forward. Meanwhile, the South Carolina state legislature will meet next month to debate the future of the Confederate flag.
As white Americans wonder how they can best help people of color engaged in social justice movements now, here are some suggestions.
Variety Magazine is publishing a special issue devoted to the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage — and the entertainment industry's role in helping shift public perceptions on this issue.
The rig is scheduled to head into the Arctic later this summer as part of an exploratory offshore drilling operation. That drilling is controversial — at least in the lower 48 states.
Twin Danger's Vanessa Bley and Stuart Matthewman...
Singer Vanessa Bley and former Sade collaborator Stuart Matthewman make up the new cocktail jazz band Twin Danger, which has been causing a scene with its self-titled debut and live shows.