A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380

A terrifying string of events brought out acts of bravery among the 149 passengers and crew members.

In-flight explosion creates pressure for engine inspections

The CEO of Southwest Airlines said the Boeing 737 was inspected on Sunday and nothing appeared out of order.

Excavator to blame for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

Backup generators roared to life at the island’s largest public hospital and its main airport.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Lawmaker wants more information on presidential pardons

Rep. Adam Schiff wants Congress to give itself more oversight of the president’s pardoning power.

  • Apr 18, 2018

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

With 11 days now having passed, concerns are growing that evidence could fall prey to tampering.

  • Apr 18, 2018

CIA’s Pompeo secretly met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Plans for a possible summit between Trump and Un are underway, the US president said.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Southwest rushes engine checks amid first-of-its-kind crisis

Ultrasonic examinations of the fan blades on its CFM56 engines will be completed within 30 days

Teens, college kids drink less as boomers pour another round

When 70 is the new 50, it’s still cocktail hour when the sun crosses the yardarm.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Sandy Hook families file suit against Infowars’ Alex Jones

“I know when I’m watching a movie and when I’m watching something real,” Jones said

  • Apr 18, 2018

1 dead after 737 blows an engine; woman nearly sucked out

The Southwest Airlines 737 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Popular former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

“What you see with me is what you get. I’m not running for president — George Bush is.”

  • Apr 17, 2018

McConnell quashes protection for Mueller investigation

“We’ll not be having this on the floor of the Senate,” the top Republican told Fox News.

  • Apr 17, 2018

FAA restricts Boeing 787s powered by some Rolls engines

The affected planes can fly no farther than 140 minutes from an airport, instead of the usual 330.

A ray of hope found amid heartache of California mudslide

People are being reunited with some of their treasured belongings through a lost-and-found site.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster, dies at 84

He brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, most recently on “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!”

  • Apr 17, 2018

Fox News: Sean Hannity has our full support

Hannity dismissed his relationship with Trump’s attorney as nothing serious.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Scandal-scarred EPA chief ordered SUV with bulletproof seats

Scott Pruitt apparently has a penchant for all things bulletproof.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Trump files for extension on 2017 taxes

“As do many Americans with complex returns,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

  • Apr 17, 2018

Former Minnesota FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking to media

He said he felt FBI investigations treated minority communities with “suspicion” and “disrespect.”

  • Apr 17, 2018

Gorsuch’s vote spares California immigrant from deportation

The legal immigrant was slated for deportation after pleading guilty to two esidential burglaries.

  • Apr 17, 2018