It's the worst flu season in years. Workers concerned about job security are coming to the office sick and making it worse.
The carrier says access to real-time data can improve safety and fuel efficiency. Lawmakers and consumers, meanwhile, are asking for more in-flight access to electronics.
The Dow falls 51 points as investors glumly watch Congress. Also weighing on markets are profits after last week's rally. Amazon.com hits an all-time high.
About 1 in 24 drivers admit to nodding off at the wheel in the last month. And 100,000 crashes each year are linked to driver fatigue.
Employers added 155,000 jobs in December. The unemployment rate remains at 7.8%.
The ADP National Employment Report out Thursday says private-sector employers added 215,000 jobs in December. Construction jobs showed strength. The government will report before markets open.
One placement firm says employers eliminated fewer jobs than they have in 16 years, but labor statistics suggest a bleaker picture.
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