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Drone view: Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall along Gulf Coast Video
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‘Unusual’ smell puts damper on inaugural Icelandair flight
The first-ever Icelandair flight from Philadelphia to Reykjavik was diverted to Boston early Wednesday morning after the pilots noticed an “unusual” smell in the aircraft, the airline said. Pilots had decided to land the plane when they were unable to determine what the smell was, the airline said, adding... Read more
JetBlue flight makes emergency landing after battery fire
A JetBlue flight from New York to San Francisco was diverted on Tuesday after a lithium battery caught fire in the aircraft’s cabin, authorities said. JetBlue Flight 915 left JFK International for San Francisco International but was diverted to Gerald R. Ford International in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at around... Read more
Girl targeted with hate speech before Portland stabbing rampage asks for privacy
A young woman who was targeted with suspected hate speech in Oregon on Friday before her attacker allegedly went on a deadly stabbing rampage asked for privacy and time to heal from the traumatic event. Destinee Mangum, 16, and a 17-year-old friend who was wearing a hijab, were riding... Read more
In deadly climbing season at Everest, crowds add to high risks
As climber fatalities continue to rise at the peak of Mount Everest, experts are questioning if the already high risk of climbing the world’s tallest mountain combined with unusually high numbers of climbing permits has made the quest too perilous. “Everest has enough dangers as it is,” Dr. Kenneth... Read more
TSA adding agents before busy summer travel season Video
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TSA adding additional agents ahead of busy summer travel season Video
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Deadly jet crash renews old fears for residents near airport
A deadly jet crash at a small airport outside New York City has dredged up dormant fears among residents who live within yards of where corporate jets take off and land. A Learjet approaching Teterboro Airport smashed into an industrial area Monday afternoon, killing two crew members and damaging... Read more
Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias
President Donald Trump’s call to review 24 national monuments established by three former presidents puts in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias, deep, canyons and oceans habitats where seals, whales and sea turtles roam. Trump and other critics say presidents have... Read more
A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight says it’s too late for the airline’s CEO to apologize face-to-face and that his client intends to file a lawsuit. Attorney Thomas Demetrio, who represents 69-year-old Dr. David Dao, made the comments Monday during an... Read more