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  • NTSB urges rigorous testing after 787 Dreamliner battery fire probe

    A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
  • Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later

    Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later
    When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs. A year later, the recovery continues. "We're a...
  • Close call between two United planes in Houston prompts FAA review

    The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.  The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
  • About half of hotel guests reuse towels to save water, energy

    About half of hotel guests reuse towels to save water, energy
    When hotels ask guests to reuse towels to conserve water and energy, about half say they comply, with another 39% saying they sometimes reuse towels. Those results, from a survey of 2,700 travelers nationwide, suggest most travelers have accepted some...
  • Veteran stunt pilot dies in crash at Travis Air Force Base

    Veteran stunt pilot dies in crash at Travis Air Force Base
    Officials have confirmed veteran stunt pilot Eddie Andreini was killed when his   plane slammed into the tarmac and burst into flames Sunday during an air show at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California. Andreini’s vintage Stearman biplane...
  • Pilot killed during dangerous stunt at Travis air base show

    Pilot killed during dangerous stunt at Travis air base show
    A veteran show pilot was killed Sunday when his plane crashed while performing a stunt, officials at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California said. Eddie Andreini, 77, died when his plane slammed upside down into the tarmac and slid about 500 feet...
  • Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing

    Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing
    Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
  • S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says

    S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says
    A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a 16-year-old passenger during the Asiana Airlines crash has filed a lawsuit claiming she was used as a “scapegoat” to minimize failures in the Fire Department. Elyse Duckett,...
  • Hot-air balloon pilot struggled to contain fire before crash

    Hot-air balloon pilot struggled to contain fire before crash
    The body of a person aboard a hot-air balloon that crashed in central Virginia on Friday night was recovered overnight by crews that continued to search a wooded area Saturday for the other two people inside the balloon when it struck a power line and...
  • 2nd body found after Virginia hot-air balloon crash; 1 still missing

    The bodies of two people aboard a hot-air balloon that crashed in central Virginia on Friday night were recovered Saturday morning as crews continued to search a densely wooded area for a third person riding in the balloon when it struck a power line...
  • Deadly hot-air balloon crash comes amid growing safety concern

    A 65-year-old Army veteran who had been flying hot-air balloons since college fought to stop his flame-engulfed balloon from crashing on Friday night, said authorities, who found his body and another in the Virginia woods and presumed a third person on...