Brussels, Belgium At least 13 people are dead after explosives set off a Brussels airport and train station on Tuesday. The attack happened at  Zaventem Airport near the American Airlines desk in the departures hall. Within one hour of the first attack, another explosion occurred at the Maelbeek metro station near the...
Washington, D.C. - President Obama is asking for one more vote, this time to help decide which Thanksgiving turkey will be pardoned. Vote: https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse The vote is between "Cobbler" and Gobbler" and White House officials say they are definitely very different birds. The White House reports that "Cobbler craves cranberries, is known for his...
Hey Germ-a-phone, you'll want to pay attention. Here's a list of the dirtiest places on airplanes and in airports. Charles Gerba, the University of Arizona microbiology professor who is also known as "Dr. Germ" has compiled the list toting his swab kits onto numerous flights across the U.S. On an...
Chesterfield, VA Over 30 people were injured when a bus carrying students to universities in Virginia overturned on Sunday night. The charter bus owned by Abbott Trailways contained 50 people on its way from Richmond to Virginia Tech, Radford University, and the University of Virginia. The bus flipped on its side...
Philadelphia, PA Passengers aboard a US Airways flight were forced to evacuate their plane after the nose gear collapsed while attempting an emergency landing at the Philadelphia International Airport. The Airbus 320 was traveling from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale on Thursday when one of the landing gear tires blew during takeoff...
Detroit has finally achieved its dream — for one month, anyway. It knocked Japan’s four best-selling cars out of the Top 10 best-sellers in the USA in May results reported this week. The Honda Accord and Civic, and Toyota Camry and Corolla are always grouped behind the two best-selling pickups,...
A United Airlines Boeing 777 was forced to land in Halifax, Nova Scotia due to a fire in the airplane’s galley.  The flight had departed Newark bound for Brussels. There was 235 passenger on board the airplane and the fire was able to be extinguished before the plane landed safely. Read...
New York, NY Five women in New York have filed a lawsuit against the state to end the “Tampon Tax.” The suit aims to have Tampons and sanitary pads to be given the same tax-exempt status that other medical devices have. Items such a hair growth medicine, foot power, dandruff shampoo,...
Washington, D.C. - The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved new legislation that would require police to get a warrant to see your email. It is part of an overhaul of the laws of the national governing privacy in the digital age. The current set of laws, the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy...
There has been a mid-level solar flare on the surface of the sun, classified as an M5.2 flare.  The flare was picked up by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite, as seen in the image above. The event started at 11:57 pm EST last night and peaking about three minutes later.  It...