United Close to Bankruptcy A federal panel rejects United Airlines' request for nearly $2 billion in government loan guarantees, increasing the likelihood the carrier will have to seek protection from creditors in bankruptcy court. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

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A federal panel rejects United Airlines' request for nearly $2 billion in government loan guarantees, increasing the likelihood the carrier will have to seek protection from creditors in bankruptcy court. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

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