Daily business briefing: Trucking industry facing driver shortage

The trucking industry is blaming more strict regulations and an aging workforce for the current shortage of drivers nationwide. Read more here.


Earnings at American Airlines took off during the first quarter. The airline reported a net income of $932 million, which is almost double last year's $480 million. Find out more here.


Comcast has withdrawn its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable. Learn more here.


Despite Comcast's withdrawal to bid for Time Warner Cable, more consolidation among cable, phone and Internet companies is expected to continue. For more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer