A national television audience tuned in eagerly anticipating the moment. The air crackled with excitement. The countdown solemnly proceeded. And then it happened. It blew up on the launch pad. It exploded. In an expanding, billowingShow More Summary
Our recent and admittedly parochial look at the Scottish National Party’s vision of what an independent Scottish air force might look like (I’m not sure that we’d do the same if Quebec launched a breakaway campaign) drew some interesting reader feedback in the latest issue of Flight International. “Extreme political bias”, and “vitriolic and rather […]
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray's budget plan could lead to increased funding for national parks, clean water, and clean air.
"... Valerie Jarrett, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, Attorney General Eric Holder and former First Lady Laura Bush, Dec. 9, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)"
On July 6, a Boeing 777 operated by Asiana Airlines crashed while landing in San Francisco. The reasons for the crash are still unclear, which is why the National Transportation Safety Board called an 11-hour marathon hearing Wednesday. During...Show More Summary
Airing on “20/20,” Friday, December 13, 10 pm on ABC It was a story that made national headlines – Scott Catt, his 20-year-old son Hayden, and his 18-year-old daughter Abby accused of working together to rob a bank in Texas. Did a dad really enlist...
On the way back from the Mandela memorial, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Attorney General Eric Holder, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, and Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett were treated to an iPad showing of George W. Bush's paintings. (White...
The US will soon work with China as the world's most populous nation works to draft stricter emissions standards. The two countries certainly know how to put pollution into the air - China is the world's biggest emitter polluter, followed by the US. The announcement was made during a visit Vice President Joe Biden recently made to China. Show More Summary
by Choire Sicha "Aboard Air Force One, former President Bush shows photos of his paintings to, from left, First Lady Michelle Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Valerie Jarrett, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, Attorney General Eric Holder and former First Lady Laura Bush, Dec. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co plans to bid aggressively for takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport near Washington, as it looks to bring more competition to the nation's capital, a senior company executive said.
Last week The National Reconnaissance Office launched a new satellite called NROL-39 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and a lot of people noticed a picture of a massive octopus straddling the earth. The Daily Show With Jon...Show More Summary
There probably aren't many things that can ruin the experience of driving a McLaren MP4-12C, but as it turns out, the humid air of America's Southeastern states is one of those things. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Show More Summary
As promised, the new issue of Flight International features our annual World Air Forces directory, with the 20-page listings section showing you the active inventories and purchase plans of 160 nations. You won’t be surprised to find out that the US armed forces continues to dominate each of our six equipment categories (US Air Force […]
I am a national presenter and use air server to show my ipad on the big screen for demonstrating apps. Is there any reason why I would want appleTV instead? I often present in hotels with not-so-great internet connections....therefore I have always used a dongle to avoid that issue. Show More Summary
As Shanghai and other Chinese cities choke on one of the worst bouts of air pollution ever recorded, a nationalist newspaper has tried to put a positive spin on the problem. The Communist Party-linked Global Times argues that while smog can affect people's health, "on the battlefield, it can serve...
At a press conference today, the SEC announced the launch of SEC Nation next fall. The show will serve as an SEC-centric version of College GameDay, and will air on the SEC Network when it launches in August 2014. Joe Tessitore willShow More Summary
A lone cellist started to play in the National Air and Space Museum, and then magic happened.
If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s packed full of awesome. (Scroll down for video). The USAF Band decided to surprise visitors to the National Air and Space Museum with its first ever ‘holiday flash mob.’ They documented it on
This Tuesday, December 10, our nation's highest courts will hear two landmark Clean Air Act cases that have big implications for public health. First and foremost, the Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on the Environmental Protection...Show More Summary
A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government launched Thursday night from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The 19-story-tall Atlas V rocket lifted off for low-Earth orbit. The material onboard is for the National Reconnaissance Office, which controls American intelligence satellites.