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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • 'Air Force One' photo-flop costly: One job

     
    by Mark Silva The White House hasn't only released a photo from the $357,000 "photo op'' of the Air Force jumbo jet that serves as Air Force One flying over New York and scaring half the city still traumatized by......
  • 'Air Force One' photo: Coming this week

     
    by Mark Silva The White House says it will indeed release a photograph from the $329,000 "photo shoot'' of one of the Air Force jumbo jets that serve as Air Force One when the president is aboard but mainly served......
  • ABC: The Line-Up

     
    (Getty) Herewith the line-up, gang. And go to the jump for show description. Quickie (quickie) analysis: Courteney Cox! Rebecca Romijn! Reiko Aylesworth! Sonya Walger! Elizabeth Mitchell! And Patricia Heaton! You go, girls. Oh, and Kelsey Grammer too. DAY...
  • Dick Cheney's waterboarding: 9/11 redux

     
    by Mark Silva Brent Scowcroft, who served as national security adviser in the White House of the first President Bush - when Dick Cheney was serving as defense secretary - opposed the second Bush's invasion of Iraq. In the transition......
  • Air-traffic controller on phone acted, late

     
    by Mark Silva Here's an update on that suspended air traffic controller at Teterboro who was talking with his girlfriend on the telephone as a small plane was heading for a mid-air collision: "Safety officials say an air traffic controller......
  • Air-traffic controller suspended: Chatting

     
    by Mark Silva Our good friend and good reporter Ken Bazinet at the New York Daily News in Washington has a sobering report on that fatal crash of a sight-seeing helicopter and small airplane over the Hudson River: "The air......
  • Almost All 2010 Passenger Vehicles Will Have Standard Side Airbags

     
    Passenger cars and light trucks for the 2010 model year will nearly all come with side airbags standard, thanks to a 2003 agreement signed by all major automakers and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. With the exception of fleet......
  • "Extremely dangerous" Jimena heads for Baja

     
    While the East Coast watched Tropical Storm Danny fizzle in the Atlantic last week, Hurricane Jimena was spinning up to Category 4 force in the eastern Pacific. The 145-mph storm is now bearing down on Cabo St. Lucas and Baja......
  • Software Companies Scramble for Solutions to Texting While Driving

     
    As the dangers of texting while driving become ever more apparent, software companies are working on a number of cell phone applications that can solve or mitigate the problem. These solutions mostly involve blocking text messages from being sent or......
  • FOX in the White House: Cable ratings

     
    by Mark Silva There were more people watching President Barack Obama deliver his speech to a joint session of Congress this week on FOX News Channel than on either one of the major rival cable news channels. By Nielsen Media's......
  • Wallops rocket to release artificial cloud Tues.

     
    Sky watchers in the mid-Atlantic region may get a look at an odd artificial cloud Tuesday night after it's released from the fourth stage of a rocket set for launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.The cloud of......