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  • FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet

    FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet
    WASHINGTON — The FBI is deploying agents and technical experts to assist in investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet, based on the American citizenship of three of the passengers aboard the lost flight, a top federal law...
  • Airline news update

    Airline news update
    We've seen a flurry of airline announcements over the last few weeks. And in this industry, when one big line announces some new initiative -- especially when it's a bad idea -- the other giants are very likely to follow. Among the more important...
  • Deborah Hersman quits NTSB for National Safety Council

    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board is leaving to lead the National Safety Council, it was announced Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman announced her departure after nearly 10 years at the agency and said she was moving on to what she called...
  • 2 dead, more than 20 injured in explosion that thundered through NYC

    2 dead, more than 20 injured in explosion that thundered through NYC
    NEW YORK -- Damian Lopez said he was asleep in his apartment at 9:31 a.m. when he heard thunder. At least he thought it was thunder. "I heard the boom. But it was more like a rumble," said Lopez, who lives at 108th Street and Park Avenue, about eight...
  • No wreckage found at site provided by China images

     No wreckage found at site provided by China images
    KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam - Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day. Adding to the deepening mystery...
  • Deadly gas explosion rocks New York City

    NEW YORK — Terrorism. An earthquake. A jet crash. Neighbors thought the worst when a deafening blast shook a busy Manhattan street Wednesday, leveling two buildings, killing at least three people and hurling bricks, concrete and other debris...
  • Death toll rises to 7 in N.Y. gas explosion

    NEW YORK -- The death toll from a gas explosion in Manhattan that leveled two buildings on a busy street rose to seven Thursday after rescue teams worked through the night searching for people trapped beneath rubble. Officials at the scene have not...
  • Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say

    Early warning might have prevented New York blast, officials say
    NEW YORK — The caller who reported a gas smell minutes before a deadly explosion that destroyed two Manhattan buildings had noticed the same odor the night before but did not report it at the time, officials said Thursday, indicating the catastrophe...
  • NYC building collapse subject of federal probe

     NYC building collapse subject of federal probe
    Federal safety authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into a gas explosion that caused the collapse a day earlier of two New York City apartment buildings, killing eight people and injuring dozens of others. The still-smoldering rubble...
  • Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show

    NEW YORK--Soil tests done in the hours immediately following a building explosion in Manhattan showed high concentrations of natural gas, indicating that there had been a leak going on for some time before the fatal blast, investigators said Friday....
  • Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show

    Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show
    Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens. Authorities toiled overnight,...
  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders
    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...