Trade deal puts a U.S. stamp on Asian economy
Los Angeles Times

Airline industry milestones

Chicago-based Boeing Co. celebrated the delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner to All Nippon Airways, three years behind schedule because of development problems. The fuel-efficient airplane can't come soon enough, as the industry continues to struggle with high fuel costs and tepid demand. AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, declared bankruptcy in an effort to cut labor costs and shed debt, something its competitors, including United Airlines, did earlier this decade. In this photo, the Boeing Dreamliner 787-800 is hosed down after making its first landing at the Jomo Kenyatta airport in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Dec. 14, 2011. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya