In the wake of Sept. 11, the Centers for Disease Control has been encouraging counties across the country to prepare for disasters with mass fatalities. In depopulated areas, however, it’s not always easy.
After more than a year of speculation and negotiation, the merger between US Airways and American Airlines is official. The new airline will keep American’s name and be worth about $11 billion. As KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports, the merger creates the largest carrier in the world.