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  • Copter pilot had sought radar help

    The pilot of the medevac helicopter that crashed in Prince George's County last month asked an air traffic controller for turn-by-turn landing instructions before he went down, but the controller couldn't provide such directions because she was not...
  • Meet the baby-carrier fanatics

    Meet the baby-carrier fanatics
    Since the birth of her son a year ago, Lesley Doyle has become something of a baby carrier fanatic. She has a growing collection of carriers (10 at last count) that allow her to strap her son to her front, side and back so she can hold him hands free. She...
  • Meet your 15 'Fashion Show' designers

    Auf Wiedersehen, " Project Runway." Bravo's "The Fashion Show" will bring its own design competition flair this spring. Bravo announced its 15 professional designers for its new fashion competition series "The Fashion Show," which debuts on Thursday, May...
  • Bravo: Apres "Project Runway?" This...

     
    Look who's in biz with Bravo! (Pix: AP) ...scripted series, AND a new competition series from Sarah Jessica Parker's production company that will pit aspiring artists against one another... Enough to make everyone forget about that little show that......
  • Parentology: Slings, backpacks and the scoop on baby-wearing

     
    Baby wearing has been a hot topic of discussion among parents lately because of a recent warning by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission that certain kinds of slings, if used incorrectly, can lead to infant death. Indeed, hazards aside, the...
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Media claim access to spill site has been limited

    Media claim access to spill site has been limited
    Media organizations say they are being allowed only limited access to areas impacted by the Gulf oil spill through restrictions on plane and boat traffic that are making it difficult to document the worst spill in U.S. history. The Associated Press,...
  • Speed Sensors Fail on Dozens of US Flights

    Speed Sensors Fail on Dozens of US Flights
    WASHINGTON -- On at least a dozen recent flights by U.S. jetliners, malfunctioning equipment made it impossible for pilots to know how fast they were flying, federal investigators have discovered. A similar breakdown is believed to have played a role...
  • Controller Complacency Could Jeopardize Air Safety

    Controller Complacency Could Jeopardize Air Safety
    For the third time in seven months, the judgment of those who operate the nation's air traffic control system has been called into question and concerns have been raised that complacency may be causing controllers and their supervisors to bend rules....
  • Six-year-old Boy Who Was Believed To Be In An Experimental Aircraft Found Alive, Hiding In Attic

    Six-year-old Boy Who Was Believed To Be In An Experimental Aircraft Found Alive, Hiding In Attic
    HAPPENING NOW: The six year old boy believed to be aboard a runaway floating helium balloon has been found alive and was hiding in the attic of his own home. A 6-year-old Colorado boy feared to have floated off in a helium balloon has been found safe...
  • Sea-tac Cancels Flights, Passengers Stranded As Volcanic Ash Halts Air Traffic

    Sea-tac Cancels Flights, Passengers Stranded As Volcanic Ash Halts Air Traffic
    Ash from Iceland's spewing volcano halted air traffic across a wide swathe of Europe Thursday, grounding planes on a scale not seen since the 9/11 terror attacks. Thousands of flights were canceled, tens of thousands of passengers were stranded and...
  • Stranded Passengers Turn Into Opportunity For Private Jet Operators

    Stranded Passengers Turn Into Opportunity For Private Jet Operators
    GENEVA -- For those with deep pockets, there was one way to beat the ash cloud hovering over Europe: hire a private jet. Seizing their chance, operators - who had been suffering from a slump in demand due to the global economic crisis - tried to meet a...