| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As Ukrainian government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists' final strongholds, Western security strategists have sounded the alarm that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be preparing to invade eastern Ukraine to rescue the embattled insurgents....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:31 PM
International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported.
"We hope that the start...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Republican opponents of the Export-Import Bank on Tuesday tried to spotlight corruption allegations at the agency as lawmakers battle over its future before a looming reauthorization deadline.
A House Oversight subcommittee subpoenaed a fired bank...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
KIEV, Ukraine Evidence from the black box of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 indicates that shrapnel from an exploding missile ripped through the passenger jet, causing a "massive explosive decompression" that led to the crash and death of 298 passengers...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Cathay Pacific Airways will add three new weekly direct flights between Chicago O’Hare airport and Hong Kong, with service starting Saturday.
That brings the total number of flights from Chicago for the Hong Kong-based airline to 10 per week....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Russia launched massive air-force exercises in territory along its border with Ukraine on Monday that will include air-to-ground firing practices and missile tests, the Defense Ministry announced in Moscow.
The war games, coinciding with another buildup...
| Jul 11, 2014
Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Thursday announced a new type of overhead luggage bin that it says stores more carry-on bags and is easier to hoist a suitcase into.
Dubbed Space Bins, the new luggage compartments are available as an option on Boeing's new...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A United Airlines flight carrying 348 people from Honolulu to Guam was diverted to the tiny Pacific island of Midway because of a “mechanical issue,” the airline said Saturday.
An electrical odor filled the Boeing 777 aircraft and the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Most people have never heard of it. Fewer still understand how it operates. But it is the focal point of a (mostly) intramural Republican fight playing out in the halls of Congress. Its ultimate resolution will have dramatic impact on a number of high...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California.
Brown signed into law a bill by two...