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  • Asiana crash 911 tapes: 'There are no ambulances,' woman says

    Asiana crash 911 tapes: 'There are no ambulances,' woman says
    As critically injured passengers lay on the runway near the wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, other passengers pleaded with emergency dispatchers to send ambulances to help the victims, according to 911 tapes released Wednesday. The tapes,...
  • Asiana crash survivors visit wreckage at San Francisco Int'l Airport

    Asiana crash survivors visit wreckage at San Francisco Int'l Airport
    Survivors of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 returned to the site of the crash Wednesday evening. Passengers were taken by tour bus to the area. Video by KGO-TV showed passengers looking at the burned-out wreckage of the plane, which is still where it came...
  • The piecemeal budgeting trap

    The piecemeal budgeting trap
    The Republicans' Plan Q in the government shutdown cabaret (give or take a few letters) is their most transparent ploy yet: pass a few bills restoring the budget for popular or heartwarming programs, in the hope that these will chip away at the united...
  • Asiana crash survivor describes aiding injured, long wait for help

    Asiana crash survivor describes aiding injured, long wait for help
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A martial arts academy owner and his family have described a long wait for medical help as they comforted four victims of Saturday’s Asiana Airlines crash who were ejected from the rear of the craft after the tail sheared off....
  • No evidence batteries involved in Dreamliner fire, investigators say

    No evidence batteries involved in Dreamliner fire, investigators say
    Investigators have no found evidence that the internal fire that sent smoke billowing through a parked and empty Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner in London on Friday was linked to problematic aircraft batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch...
  • AeroVironment shares soar after investor buys 5.1% stake

    AeroVironment shares soar after investor buys 5.1% stake
    AeroVironment Inc., hurt by a drop in military contracts for its tiny drones, got a shot in the arm from a new investment company that wants to wean it from the government trough and move its products more into the commercial market. Engaged Capital, an...
  • FAA to require inspections on 787 Dreamliners after London fire

    FAA to require inspections on 787 Dreamliners after London fire
    The Federal Aviation Administration is developing a plan requiring airlines to inspect the emergency devices on their Boeing 787 Dreamliners after a fire erupted on the plane last week while it was parked at London’s Heathrow Airport. On Friday...
  • Asiana crash: Girl was alive when rescue truck ran over her

    Asiana crash: Girl was alive when rescue truck ran over her
    Official confirmed Friday that one of the victims of the Asiana Airlines crash died after being run over by a rescue vehicle. San Mateo County Coroner Robert J. Foucrault said Friday thatĀ  a 16-year-old Chinese girl was alive on the tarmac at San...
  • Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'

    Fly the unfriendly skies with 'The Skies Belong to Us'
    Flying used to be fun. You'd stroll onto an airplane without anyone searching your carry-on luggage. No one scanned your body either. On the plane itself, your kid might get invited into the cockpit, and they'd serve you Alaskan crab and Champagne —...
  • Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says

    Landing gear punched into Southwest 737 jet on landing, NTSB says
    The landing gear didn't just collapse when a Southwest Airlines jet touched down in New York City andĀ plunged nose-first into the tarmac: The landing gear punched into the plane itself as it skidded for almost half a mile. The new revelations came...
  • Rim fire: Drone aircraft provides aerial images of massive blaze

    Rim fire: Drone aircraft provides aerial images of massive blaze
    GROVELAND, Calif. -- The nation’s latest cutting-edge firefighting tool is now flying through the smoky skies above the Rim fire near Yosemite National Park: an unmanned drone aircraft that provides real-time imagery affording fire commanders a...