US first lady's jet got wrong info on other plane

2011-04-23 14:05:01

Air traffic controllers mistakenly told the pilot of a plane carrying US first lady Michelle Obama this week he was further away from a nearby military cargo jet than he actually was

FAA fires 2 controllers for sleeping on job

2011-04-21 14:50:58

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has fired air traffic controllers in Miami and Tennessee for sleeping on the job.

International Auto Show in New York

2011-04-21 10:44:33

Honda Motor Company Inc. Executive Vice President John Mendel introduces the 2012 Honda Civic cars at the New York International Auto Show in New York City, April 20, 2011.

Gulf gets taste of recovery one year after spill

2011-04-21 10:31:21

A year after the worst US offshore oil spill swamped the Gulf coast with petroleum and misery, officials on Wednesday declared the hard-hit region reborn.

Rushdie picks books for posh Big Apple hotel

2011-04-21 07:57:45

Novelist selected American literary classics to place in guests' rooms

NY taxi drivers use vests for safety

2011-04-21 07:57:45

New York City livery cab drivers, often called to crime-ridden neighborhoods that yellow taxis tend to ignore, are being armed with bulletproof vests

CIA declassifies WWI-era secret documents

2011-04-20 22:34:34

The CIA lifted the lid on one corner of the cloak and dagger world of World War I, declassifying six of the oldest secret documents in the US government archives

Texas wildfires force evacuations

2011-04-20 22:54:56

Firefighters in Texas were battling several massive blazes across the state Wednesday

Man charged with sex assault at US airport

2011-04-20 14:28:11

A man suspected of raping a 22-year-old woman at Denver International Airport was charged Tuesday with one count of sexual assault.

NASA sets date for Endeavour's final voyage

2011-04-20 12:54:44

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Tuesday set April 29 as the launch date for Endeavour's final voyage.

Woman who lost right hand gets transplant

2011-04-20 08:27:14

Fennell lost her right hand in a 2006 traffic accident, and is the first successful hand transplant patient in western United States.

No breaking news Pulitzer in year of disasters

2011-04-19 17:56:17

No one won the breaking news award at Pulitzer this year.