Delta pays out highest-ever profit-sharing to employees

ATLANTA, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Employees of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines learned Monday they will receive more than a half-billion dollars in profit-sharing, the highest in Delta's history.
Delta CEO gives seat to mom on overbooked flight

Delta CEO gives seat to mom on overbooked flight

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- A mother's Facebook post said the head of Delta airlines gave up his seat on a flight in Washington to allow her to pick up her diabetic daughter from camp.

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Airline pros slam TSA rule on knives

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- The head of Delta Airlines says a U.S. rule change allowing passengers to carry small knives on airliners "will add risk to airline personnel and passengers."

Delta to take larger bite of New York City

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said it is poised to become New York City's busiest airline with plans for expansion through 2012.

Cinnamon extracts may reduce diabetes

BELTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Cinnamon extracts -- a water soluble extract of cinnamon -- may reduce diabetes and heart attack risks by lowering glucose levels, a U.S. researcher says.

Prison chaplain suspended for smuggling

LIVINGSTON, Texas, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A chaplain at a Texas prison has been suspended after admitting he smuggled letters from a death-row inmate who threatened a state legislator's family.

Delta, Northwest offer worker buyouts

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines is offering voluntary buyouts to its U.S. employees but did not indicate how many jobs it wants to cut through the offer, officials said.

Report: United renews interest in Delta

CHICAGO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Sources say United Airlines has renewed its interest in merging with Delta Air Lines now that talks have stalled between Delta and Northwest Airlines.

Pilots give conceptual OK to merger

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The Air Lines Pilots Association has given Delta and Northwest Airlines the green light to continue with merger discussions, it was reported Monday.

Delta chief reported ready to talk merger

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines was reported Friday about to explore a possible merger with Northwest or United Airlines.

United, Delta deny merger talks

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The United Airlines pilots union and the CEO of Delta Air Lines deny their companies are discussing a possible merger.

Delta Air evaluates merger possibilities

ATLANTA, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday it was evaluating possible mergers following pressure from a New York hedge-fund investor.

Delta Air names ex-Northwest chief as CEO

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday it named U.S. board member and former Northwest Airlines Corp. Chief Executive Richard Anderson as its new leader.

Cinnamon may aid battle against diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 (UPI) -- Cinnamon may be another weapon in the fight against diabetes, U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers say.
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Richard Anderson
Delta Airlines CEO and President Richard Anderson testifies during a Judiciary Committee hearing on the examination of a possible Delta-Northwest merger in Washington on April 24, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Richard Norman Anderson (born August 8, 1926) is an American actor in film and television, known to TV audiences as Steve Austin's (Lee Majors) and Jaime Sommers' (Lindsay Wagner) boss, Oscar Goldman, in both The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman TV series and their three subsequent TV movies: The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987), Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989) and Bionic Ever After? (1994).

Anderson was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, the son of Olga (née Lurie) and Harry Anderson.

On the big screen, his many films included the science-fiction classic Forbidden Planet and the World War I drama Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick, in which Anderson played the prosecuting attorney. He was the object of the unrequited love of Clara Varner (Joanne Woodward) in 1958's The Long, Hot Summer and a suspicious military officer in the 1964 drama Seven Days in May.

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