| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:30 AM
After a D.C. Metro smoke incident led to the death of one woman and the hospitalization of dozens last month, a nationwide audit of transit agencies could be coming if the National Transportation Safety Board gets its way.
The NTSB recommended Wednesday...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The AirAsia jetliner that went missing over the Java Sea early Sunday was traveling a route packed with turbulent thunderstorms and lightning strikes, prompting questions about whether the jet's last transmission -- a request to change its altitude to...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Alberto Enrique Behar dedicated his career to the idea that there was no place too hot, too cold or too remote for science.
At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State University, he developed robotic instruments that investigated...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Three members of a southern Illinois family killed in a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived were remembered during a private funeral.
Friday's services at a church in Nashville, Illinois, for Marty Gutzler, wife Kim Gutzler and their 9-...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:49 AM
Flying wasn't something that filled Marty Gutzler with fear, if the photos the pilot had posted to Facebook last week were any indication.
A father and husband, he'd taken a grinning selfie in the pilot's seat of a small plane, headset on, as two young...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:32 AM
At the end of a year that started off as wall-to-wall crises, the country's busiest commuter railroad is in better shape — but still far from back to normal.
New revelations emerged in 2014 about how dysfunctional Metro-North's corporate culture...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Maryland State Police on Sunday identified the pilots and passenger of two planes that crashed as they were landing at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster this weekend.
No one was injured in the incident, just before 4 p.m. on Saturday,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:34 AM
The transit network in the nation's capital remained hobbled Tuesday morning following an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals.
The National Transportation...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Hundreds of mourners gathered in a southern Illinois middle-school gymnasium Thursday to remember three members of a family killed last week in a Kentucky plane crash.
A line stretched through the halls of the school in Nashville, Illinois, and then...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:50 PM
A 40-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon when a small plane crashed in a busy commercial intersection near Van Nuys Airport and a local hospital, fire officials said.
The single-engine Lancair crashed about 1:14 p.m. under unknown circumstances...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:28 AM
In the sea of New York City commuters rushing through Grand Central Terminal at the end of the day, they were just five faces among the thousands.
Three worked in finance, one worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the fifth was a research...