Spot crude from Alberta strengthened against the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate oil as California, the third-largest oil-refining state in the U.S., takes a record volume of oil from Canada by rail.
On the evening of Dec. 10, 2007, pilot Kenny Edwards got the order to fly a Continental Airlines Inc. commuter flight from Tampa, Florida, to West Palm Beach. He told his dispatch supervisor he wouldn’t do it.
The idea of liberty, when truly understood, invites and even obligates us to respect the liberty of others. Yet, as we so often see, the most exalted virtues in the world can give rise to practical vices.