| May 14, 2011
| 7:00 PM
A bird strike forced a JetBlue flight bound for Aruba back to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport shortly after takeoff on Saturday, officials said.
JetBlue flight 757 landed safely back at the airport after a bird strike during the plane'...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:12 AM
The man who became famous for his quick action that saved lives, when he guided a plane full of passengers to safety, helped launched the careers of thousands of Purdue graduates today.
U.S. Air Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger gave the...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:11 AM
James Esber, Your Name Here
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Through June 5, 258 Main St., Ridgefield, (203) 438-4519, www.aldrichart.org
Stephen Colbert was riffing about Osama bin Laden the other night. Struck by the fact that the anti-Western...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:11 AM
Passengers arriving from and departing for Poland from Kennedy Airport were hailing the pilot of a LOT Polish Airlines 767 as an international hero after he safely landed his jumbo jet on it's belly, saving himself and 230 others on board from a potential...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Remember Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his Airbus A320 carrying 155 passengers safely on the Hudson River in 2009 after a flock of geese collided with the jet over New York's LaGuardia Airport and stalled both...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Since news broke last night that Newark Mayor Cory Booker rushed into a burning home to save a woman, the Internet has exploded with Tweets.
"Cory Booker" is trending in Baltimore -- and pretty much everywhere.
The main meme is "#CoryBookerStories"...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:07 AM
President Obama poked fun at his Republican rivals at Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, but didn't spare his own Secret Service, secretary of state or even his past indulgence of exotic cuisine as he delivered remarks...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:09 PM
We hear about it more and more. Birds flying into airplane engines, which is exactly what U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand is trying to end.
Two emergency landings in one week and three years after Captain Chesley Sullenberger made that unforgettable...
| Feb 5, 2009
The famous are fuming over photos of Jessica Simpson that prove the singer is—of all things—human.
Simpson has put on a few pounds. She is, to use her celebrity pals' favorite euphemism, curvier.
The news media, as is our constitutional...
| Nov 1, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) An LAPD detective travels to Hong Kong to solve the murder of a Chinese immigrant. || 2 ||
|| 2. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown...
| Jan 16, 2009
After a stricken US Airways jet made an extraordinary emergency landing in the Hudson River on Thursday, a flotilla of commuter ferries, water taxis and other boats plucked all 155 passengers and crew -- many shivering as they stood on the plane's wings...