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The world’s 20 best airlines for 2019

The consumer aviation website Skytrax announced its 2019 ranking of the best airlines in the world in June.
Trump's tariffs could affect automakers like Ford. There is a lot of aluminum in the F-150 pickup.

The automotive industry has not reached ‘peak car’ as some analysts suggest. Here’s what’s really going on.

Even if a recession appears, automakers have ridden out downturns for a century and generally seen sales recover.
Justin Anderson #7 of the Washington Wizards and Mingyang Sun #12 of the Guangzhou Long-Lions go after the ball during the second half at Capital One Arena on October 9, 2019 in Washington, DC.

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here’s why.

Chinese leagues, streaming services, sponsors, and partners, have cut ties with the Rockets and the NBA in response to the tweet.
A picture taken on July 13, 2018 shows Sayragul Sauytbay, 41, an ethnic Kazakh Chinese national and former employee of the Chinese state, who is accused of illegally crossing the border between the countries to join her family in Kazakhstan, sits inside a defendants' cage during a hearing at a court in the city of Zharkent.

Rape, medical experiments, and forced abortions: One woman describes horrors of Xinjiang concentration camps

Sayragul Sauytbay escaped life in a Chinese prison camp, and she and her family were granted asylum in Sweden.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Fist of the Fleet" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

The US is sending more firepower to the Middle East to check Iran — here are the weapons the US has sent that way

The US has sent a carrier strike group, bombers, fighters, and ground troops to counter Iran, and just announced it's sending more forces.

Trump brought up Joe Biden during a June phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping

A phone call transcript was reportedly moved to the same top-secret server that houses records of a July 25 call between Trump and Ukraine's president.
Viking Cruises' Viking Sun cruise ship.

Viking Cruises is trying to set a record for the world’s longest cruise with a 245-day journey that costs over $90,000 per person. Here’s ...

Viking Cruises' "ultimate world cruise," set sail from London on August 31. The cruise line is using its Viking Sun for the record attempt.
Starhopper — SpaceX's first Mars Starship prototype — hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on August 27, 2019.

New documents reveal SpaceX’s plans for launching Mars-rocket prototypes from South Texas

The Federal Aviation Administration's "written reevaluation" is SpaceX's ticket to launching orbital-class Starship prototypes from Boca Chica, Texas.

British Airways pilots plan to strike over 3 days in September, throwing air travel into chaos

The dates were announced following weeks of negotiations between the airline and the pilots' union. The union initially voted in July for the strike.
The stunning new Chevy Corvette Stingray, revealed in California.

Chevy’s new Corvette is a radical break with the past — here’s a closer look at the 8th generation of this icon

The mid-engine design has been long-rumored and is a way to keep the Corvette nameplate relevant after more than six decades.