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  • Jeffrey M. McCall: In Facebook case, Supreme Court must offer guide to defining threat

    The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most social media postings connect people to ideas, news, fun and each other. There is, however, a dark and demented...
  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic...
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...
  • What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport

    What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport
    Officials generally agree that the Burbank Bob Hope Airport passenger terminal is cramped, outdated and obsolete. Opened 85 years ago, the terminal is so close to the runway that it does not meet federal design safety standards. The terminal also doesn'...
  • Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash

    Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash
    A single-engine plane crashed in a marshy area within a Palm Beach County wildlife refuge Monday, killing its two passengers and sending rescue workers trudging through knee-high mud and dense brush to reach it. The victims had not been identified late...
  • Winter storm causes flight cancellations, other travel woes

    The latest round of winter weather has led to cancellation of hundreds of flights and caused other travel problems in Philadelphia. Philadelphia International Airport said 149 arrivals and 143 departures had been reported canceled as of 2:30 p.m. Sunday....
  • Plane whizzes past power lines, lands safely in West Boca

    Plane whizzes past power lines, lands safely in West Boca
    It must have been quite a sight for drivers on Florida's Turnpike: A plane that lost power in both engines gliding underneath nearby power lines to land safely behind a residential community. No one was hurt in the emergency landing about 12:30 p.m....
  • New Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runway

    Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes. After being grounded by bad ice and worse weather for most of the winter, the Alton Bay Seaplane Base and its ice runway are...
  • Pilot survives single-engine plane crash in Clermont

     Pilot survives single-engine plane crash in Clermont
    A single-engine plane crashed on the pilot's own property outside Clermont Sunday afternoon. The crash took place about 1 p.m. in the Lost Lake Reserves subdivision, Clermont police said. The owner of the plane, David Harmon, told police and Lake...
  • 2 dead in single-engine plane crash at Loxahatchee refuge

    Two people are dead following a small plane crash in Palm Beach County. The sheriff's office reports that the single-engine aircraft went down just before 1 p.m. Monday in a marshy area of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge....
  • Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research

    Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research
    In a few months, a pair of small unmanned drones will soar over forests and swamps in southwestern Nigeria, their onboard cameras scanning the ground for the remains of a lost civilization. They'll be sussing out the scars of large-scale ditches and...