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Argentina's debt default: why does it matter?

Credits: Luis Davilla/Cover/Getty Images Alt Text: The Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires Described as a battle between 'vultures' and the people, Argentina's debt default could have serious consequences First Reaction Thursday,...Show More Summary

Stowaway death triggers security review

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The U.S. Air Force's top civilian and uniformed leaders said Wednesday the failure to prevent a teenager from stowing away aboard a military cargo plane, apparently while on an airfield in the West African nation of Mali, was a serious security lapse.

Washington: The Smithsonian's Newest Exhibit Delves Into Hawaii's Jet Age

23 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

There?s some new goodies and treasures on display over at the Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, and it all has to do with air travel over to Hawaii. The new exhibit is called Hawaii By Air, and it reveals the progress and changes in air travel between the mainland and one of the most remote spots on earth. Show More Summary

A Response to John Nagle: The Clean Air Act as a Whole Supports Climate Regulation

Last week, conflicting federal court decisions regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the ACA or “Obamacare,” set the nation abuzz. In Halbig v. Burwell, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulation providing federal subsidies to low-income taxpayers who purchase health insurance through a […]

What we know about the NFL on Fox in 2014

This will conclude our “What We Know” series on the NFL TV partners. Today we focus on the NFL on Fox. Fox Sports has been the home of the National Football Conference since 1994 and will enter its 21st season of airing NFL games. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman are once again the “A” team […]

Indian Dhruv Helicopter Crashed

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Dhruv utility-light attack helicopter crashed in the northern region of Uttar Pradesh on 25 July, killing all seven onboard, national media reported.Video footage of the immediate aftermath of the crash taken by Zee News showed that the helicopter had come down in a village. Show More Summary

MARK TAPSCOTT: Is The Obama Administration Losing Touch With Reality? “There is an air of unrealit…

MARK TAPSCOTT: Is The Obama Administration Losing Touch With Reality? “There is an air of unreality about the Obama crew these days that became starkly evident last week with a letter to Congress from National Security Advisor Susan Rice seeking repeal of the 2002 authorization for the invasion of Iraq and White House press secretary [...]

AH5017: Lebanese delegation departs for Air Algerie crash site

A delegation charged with following up on the case of the Lebanese passengers on board Air Algerie flight AH5017, which crashed over northern Mali last week left Beirut’s Rafiq Hariri International Airport and headed to Mali, National News Agency reported on Sunday. Show More Summary

First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2014– In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. read more

NBATV To Go Behind-the-Scenes with Team USA on “Real Training Camp”

From our friends at USA Basketball: NBA TV will air Real Training Camp: USA Basketball Presented by Jeep - a live behind-the-scenes look at a USA Basketball Men’s National Team’s practice – on Tuesday, […] The post NBATV To Go Behind-the-Scenes with Team USA on “Real Training Camp” appeared first on SLAMonline.

'Hawaii by Air' opens at Smithsonian Air and Space: history of air travel to the islands

6 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Continental Airlines travel poster for Hawaii, featuring a stylized image of a surfer in front of a volcanic island. Courtesy Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum [airandspace.si.edu] A new exhibition on the history and evolution of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands opens today at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Read the rest

Hollande: No Survivors in Air Algerie Crash, Black Box Found

There were no survivors of the 110-passenger Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali this week, French president Francois Hollande said today. Nearly half of the plane's passengers were French nationals. Read more...

A reminder of what has been happening in Mali

last weekNews : BlogPost

The reported disappearance of Air Algerie-operated flight AH5017 en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has led to renewed interest in one troubled nation that the plane may have been flying over before it disappeared: Mali. Read full article >>

US military’s ‘air optical fiber’ increases the power of laser weapons, networks, science

Researchers in the US, funded by the US military and the National Science Foundation, have managed to turn air into an "optical fiber." This breakthrough allows the scientists to turn thin air into an optical waveguide, allowing forShow More Summary

Texas National Guard: Deployment Not to Begin for 30-45 Days

ROCKPORT, Texas—Deployment of the Texas National Guard may take up to 45 days before any impact will be visible to the general public. Leaders of the Texas Military Forces (TMF) under the command of the Texas Adjutant General, Air National...Show More Summary

John Travolta had six-year gay affair with me, California pilot alleges

The California pilot who claims he had a high-flying gay affair with actor John Travolta is airing new details about their alleged six-year relationship. In a National Enquirer story labeled “ridiculous” by Travolta’s camp, pilot Doug Gotterba said he first met the “Grease” star in February 1981 when he interviewed for a pilot job – and by September they were lovers.

NPR Pushes More 'Trans Bodies' Chatter With Zero Opposition

Only July 17, the day before NPR's Diane Rehm Show had a unanimous panel of four leftists on transgender issues (including a Time reporter), NPR’s nationally distributed Fresh Air talk show devoted 43 minutes to “the growing number of...Show More Summary

The Poignant Last Hours of Flight 17's Victims

The first victims' bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are today making their way to the Netherlands, where they'll be met at Eindhoven Air Base by the nation's king, queen, prime minister, and their own relatives, reports the AP. As forensic experts begin the task of identifying victims, the AP...

Bodies from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to leave Ukraine

The Dutch government declared a day of national mourning as the country prepared for the arrival of the first bodies in the afternoon. The crash on Thursday killed all 298 people - most of them Dutch citizens - aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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