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  • FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire

    FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire
    A Chicago-area radar facility that is a key cog in the nation's air traffic control network was back online Monday morning after a 17-day outage caused by sabotage, the Federal Aviation Administration said. But low visibility caused by rain moving...
  • O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380

    O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380
    The new runway that opened a year ago at O'Hare International Airport is both long and wide enough to handle the world's largest passenger airplane. But the behemoth Airbus A380 jetliner is not yet flying to Chicago, in part because there isn't a gate...
  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...
  • Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton

    Two survive small plane crash in Boca Raton
    Two people walked away Sunday afternoon after a single-engine plane crashed at a construction site and flipped over about three miles northwest of the Boca Raton Airport, according to federal officials. No injuries were reported when the Cessna 180...
  • Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices

    Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices
    Flight attendants battled federal aviation officials in court Friday to keep airline passengers from using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. The Assn. of Flight Attendants asked a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D....
  • Airplane briefly quarantined in Las Vegas due to Ebola false alarm

    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A Delta Air Lines plane was briefly quarantined on the tarmac of Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport on Friday due to an Ebola scare that turned out to be a false alarm, and an all-clear has been issued, airline and hospital...
  • Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption

    Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption
    Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a drone taking a picture of your house, your yard, your street. Aerial photos and videos of homes listed for sale are growing more commonplace as real estate agents, videographers and hobbyists...
  • Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.

    Plane breaches restricted airspace during Obama's visit to L.A.
    The pilot of a small plane flew into restricted airspace over Los Angeles during a visit by President Obama, prompting an F-15 fighter jet to fly out to investigate, officials said. The Cessna 340 entered the restricted airspace over the San Fernando...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • Voluntary evacuations urged for some in Hawaii lava flow's path

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - Officials tracking volcanic lava creeping through a forest toward homes on Hawaii's Big Island have issued a voluntary evacuation notice for residents with existing health conditions who might find themselves abruptly cut off from...
  • State Farm considering use of drones

    State Farm considering use of drones
    Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm, the nation's biggest home and auto insurer, said it's considering using drones. Last week, rival USAA sought permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to research the use of a drone that the insurer said...