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Russian pilot says landing in corn field was his only chance

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land...

Virgin Galactic reveals futuristic outpost for space tourism

Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in...

Pure as snow? Scientists say air carrying plastics to Arctic

Scientists say they've found an abundance of tiny plastic particles in Arctic snow, indicating that so-called microplastics are being sucked into the atmosphere...

3 children die in boat accident off France’s Normandy coast

The deaths of three children on a speedboat that overturned in the English Channel; just off the Normandy coast are under investigation, authorities...

Aug. 25 last date to visit Battleship Texas before repairs

Officials say Aug. 25 is the last date for public visits to the Battleship Texas near Houston before the 107-year-old vessel undergoes repairs. The...

Cruise offers close and long looks at Norway’s fjords

In a journey full of waterfalls, an impressive cascade is just around the bend in Norway's famous fjords. Whether it's the popular Seven Sisters,...

Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels

Honolulu police said Wednesday surveillance video recorded images of the same man at three different high-rise hotels near Waikiki Beach where fires were...

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting Hong Kong

The U.S. government on Thursday stepped up its warnings to travelers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests in the...

US lays out enforcement priorities for animals on planes

The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes. The Transportation Department said Thursday...

UK-based Ryanair pilots authorize 2 strikes over next month

Ryanair pilots based in the U.K. have authorized a series of summer strikes in a dispute with the budget carrier over pay and...

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Southwest reveals plans to offer interisland Hawaii flights

Southwest Airlines has announced plans to offer interisland flights across Hawaii, officials said. Southwest announced Thursday it will begin offering flights from Hilo as...

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US stocks end turbulent week with broad gains

You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been...