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  • NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash

    NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash
    Asiana Flight 214 made no distress calls and appeared to be operating smoothly moments before it slowed to a near-stall, crashed into a seawall near the runway and broke apart, a federal official said Sunday. “There is no discussion of any...
  • Asiana crash investigation continues as victims' families arrive

    Several international passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco are on their way home, airlines officials said Monday. Two Koreans flew home Sunday, four are expected to leave Monday and four more on Wednesday,...
  • Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy

    BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes. The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • Asiana plane crash: Tour agencies scramble to help Chinese students

    SAN JOSE -- Zoey Zou, a staff member at the L.A.-based Golden International Travel, has been in the Bay Area since Saturday to assist a group of students on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that crashed in San Francisco. The travel agency was supposed to...
  • Asiana SFO crash: Bob Hope Airport delays flights

    This story has been updated. Please see details below.  Two people are dead and 10 Korean-speaking passengers are hospitalized in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 from Seoul, South Korea crashed...
  • Two runways reopen after Asiana jet crash in San Francisco

    Two runways reopen after Asiana jet crash in San Francisco
    Two of four runways have reopened at San Francisco International Airport following an 11:30 a.m. Asiana jetliner crash that left at least two people dead and dozens more injured. Through its Twitter account flySFO, airport officials said: "2 runways...
  • Morning flights delayed after fire alarm goes off at FAA facility

    Morning flights delayed after fire alarm goes off at FAA facility
    Flights were delayed this morning at Chicago's two main airports after a fire alarm went off at an Elgin air traffic control facility and the building had to be evacuated. The alarm was triggered about 8:03 a.m. because water was detected flowing into...
  • Bradley Delays More Fun Thanks To Newest Bars, Restaurants

    Bradley Delays More Fun Thanks To Newest Bars, Restaurants
    Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
  • '1984' today

    '1984' today
    The stock price in dystopian literature has had a banner last few weeks. As the daily revelations on the magnitude of government-sponsored surveillance in the United States have come to light — along with wall-to-wall media saturation of...
  • Computer glitch grounds Southwest Airlines flights on West Coast

    Computer glitch grounds Southwest Airlines flights on West Coast
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Southwest Airlines on Friday night grounded flights across the western United States after experiencing a problem with the internal computer system used to dispatch planes, a company official said....
  • Southwest flights begin departing after computer glitch

    Southwest flights begin departing after computer glitch
    Southwest Airlines planes began departing their gates late Friday, more than two hours after a companywide computer glitch caused flights to be grounded throughout the western United States. Planes began taking off about 10:30 p.m., said company...