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  • AeroVironment earnings drop 80%

    AeroVironment earnings drop 80%
    Monrovia drone maker AeroVironment Inc. reported an 80% downturn in quarterly net income after a drop in military contracts for its small robotic aircraft. Net income for the 2014 second quarter was $1.7 million, or 7 cents a share. A year earlier,...
  • Travelers stranded by powerful East Coast storm

    Travelers stranded by powerful East Coast storm
    BOSTON – High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others indefinitely on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year. Some of the lengthiest delays were at Philadelphia International...
  • Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog

    Stormy weather makes Thanksgiving travel a slog
    The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list. A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
  • Small plane crash in western Alaska kills 4

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys killed four of the 10 people aboard, including an infant boy, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said Saturday. The pilot and three passengers died in the...
  • FAA making plans for drone flights in U.S.

    FAA making plans for drone flights in U.S.
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration published a plan Thursday that sets the stage for law enforcement agencies, businesses, universities and hobbyists to begin flying remotely piloted aircraft, better known as drones, in the United...
  • Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error

    Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error
    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights. The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • Amazon's drones: What happens if my cat catches one?

    Amazon's drones: What happens if my cat catches one?
    There’s a lot of buzz Monday about Amazon.com — specifically, its plan to deliver packages by drone. Amazon already has a name for the service: Prime Air. It also has a video showing how it works. Which is pretty good, considering what it...
  • Overreacting to e-cigarettes

    Overreacting to e-cigarettes
    Los Angeles may soon follow the lead of major cities, schools and universities across the nation in banning electronic cigarettes in certain public spaces. Several City Council members, backed by City Atty. Mike Feuer, introduced a motion Wednesday to...
  • Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone

    Airline passengers at front lines of dispute over China air zone
    TOKYO -- Although she is a seasoned traveler who frequently flies the route between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Kazuyo Ito confessed to some preflight anxiety as she checked in Thursday for Japan Airlines Flight 29. "It is a little scary," said the 59-year-...
  • LAX runway where plane blew tire is at center of city lawsuit

    LAX runway where plane blew tire is at center of city lawsuit
    The runway at Los Angeles International Airport where a plane blew a tire after landing Friday morning is at the center of a lawsuit claiming the stretch is riddled with construction defects. The $250-million runway, known as 25 Left, fails to meet...