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  • Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort....
  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • Unresponsive plane crashes off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small, unresponsive private aircraft Friday overshot its expected destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida and was tracked by two U.S. F-15 fighters before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica nearly six hours after it took off from...
  • U.S. air controllers track plane with unresponsive pilot off Florida

    MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. air traffic controllers tracked a plane with an unresponsive pilot off the Florida coast on Friday, apparently headed towards Cuba. The plane, which left from New York state and was headed to Florida, was flying at an altitude of...
  • Cuba says airspace not violated by plane with unresponsive pilot

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's civil aviation institute said Cuban airspace was not violated by a plane with an unresponsive pilot that U.S. air traffic controllers were tracking off the Florida coast on Friday. The plane was trailed by U.S. military jets,...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for pilot who crashed off Chincoteague Island

    UPDATE: The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday morning for the pilot whose plane crashed off of Chincoteague Island Saturday afternoon after the pilot lost consciousness. At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the guard called off its search after a fisherman...
  • F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

    (Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of...
  • Obamas attend wedding in Chicago

    Obamas attend wedding in Chicago
    President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Malia and Sasha spent their first Saturday in Chicago together in two years attending the wedding of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett's daughter. Walking from their home in the...
  • Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover

    Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover
    Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day. Case in point: On...
  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Building the Santa story, one tracker and shelf-elf at a time

    Building the Santa story, one tracker and shelf-elf at a time
    This Christmas Eve, I find myself struggling with how much to feed the story of Santa. I mean, we've told our 4-year-old that Santa is bring him a gift, and he visited with him and got his picture taken. He remembers last year that we put out cookies for...