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  • Engineer in NYC train crash had 'severe' sleep apnea, report says

    Engineer in NYC train crash had 'severe' sleep apnea, report says
    NEW YORK -- The engineer of a train that derailed after speeding into a tight curve, killing four passengers, suffered from a "severe" sleep disorder, investigators said Monday in a report after the train operator's admission that he "zoned out" shortly...
  • Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight

    Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight
    In documents filed with federal accident investigators, Asiana Airlines stated Monday that flawed automatic throttles and the pilots themselves failed to maintain enough speed and altitude to safely land at San Francisco International Airport in July....
  • Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8

    Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas-pipeline blast that devastatedĀ a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast

    PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • PG&E expects criminal charges in deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion

    PG&E expects criminal charges in deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a deadly 2010 gas-pipeline blast in San Bruno, Calif. In a statement, PG&E said it is negotiating with...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • PG&E criminally charged in gas explosion that killed 8 people

    PG&E criminally charged in gas explosion that killed 8 people
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with federal felony counts related to a deadly gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010. According to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office, a federal grand jury in San Francisco found...
  • PG&E indicted on a dozen felonies in explosion that killed 8

    PG&E indicted on a dozen felonies in explosion that killed 8
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was indicted Tuesday on a dozen felony counts connected to the massive 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and ravaged a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood. The utility was charged with violating...
  • Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally

    Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally
    If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally. The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
  • Witnesses heard unusual engine 'whining' before Seattle copter crash

    Witnesses heard unusual engine 'whining' before Seattle copter crash
    SEATTLE -- Witnesses to the fatal crash of a news helicopter near the base of the Space Needle told officials they heard “unusual” noises that sounded like an engine “whining” as the helicopter took off Tuesday morning after a...
  • Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says

    Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says
    As another harsh storm delays thousands of flights across the United States, a new study estimates that severe weather has cost airlines and passengers $5.8 billion this winter. More than 2,800 flights were canceled Monday and another 2,900 were...