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  • Plane catches skydiver's parachute; both crash, but all survive

    The wing of a small plane flying a few feet off the ground clipped the strings of a parachute Saturday in Florida, flinging the skydiver into the air and slamming the plane nose-first into grass. Both pilot and skydiver survived. In fact, neither...
  • Airline news update

    We've seen a flurry of airline announcements over the last few weeks. And in this industry, when one big line announces some new initiative -- especially when it's a bad idea -- the other giants are very likely to follow. Among the more important...
  • Deborah Hersman quits NTSB for National Safety Council

    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board is leaving to lead the National Safety Council, it was announced Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman announced her departure after nearly 10 years at the agency and said she was moving on to what she called...
  • No wreckage found at site provided by China images

     No wreckage found at site provided by China images
    KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam - Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day. Adding to the deepening mystery...
  • 2 dead, more than 20 injured in explosion that thundered through NYC

    NEW YORK -- Damian Lopez said he was asleep in his apartment at 9:31 a.m. when he heard thunder. At least he thought it was thunder. "I heard the boom. But it was more like a rumble," said Lopez, who lives at 108th Street and Park Avenue, about eight...
  • Findery lets you leave your mark

    From the co-founder of Flickr comes a new travel app that's three parts photo-inspired sticky notes and one part treasure map. Name: Findery Available for: Website and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch What it does: Geo-tags "notes" all over the world...
  • Deadly gas explosion rocks New York City

    NEW YORK — Terrorism. An earthquake. A jet crash. Neighbors thought the worst when a deafening blast shook a busy Manhattan street Wednesday, leveling two buildings, killing at least three people and hurling bricks, concrete and other debris...
  • NYC building collapse subject of federal probe

     NYC building collapse subject of federal probe
    Federal safety authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into a gas explosion that caused the collapse a day earlier of two New York City apartment buildings, killing eight people and injuring dozens of others. The still-smoldering rubble...
  • Death toll rises to 7 in N.Y. gas explosion

    Death toll rises to 7 in N.Y. gas explosion
    NEW YORK -- The death toll from a gas explosion in Manhattan that leveled two buildings on a busy street rose to seven Thursday after rescue teams worked through the night searching for people trapped beneath rubble. Officials at the scene have not...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say

    Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say
    NEW YORK — The caller who reported a gas smell minutes before a deadly explosion that destroyed two Manhattan buildings had noticed the same odor the night before but did not report it at the time, officials said Thursday, indicating the catastrophe...