By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is updating its online travel information for motorists, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo firmly cautioning never to look at it while driving.
The website contains what state officials describe as real time information about a few hundred
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - America's first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry's hopes for a jumpstart to the nation's new nuclear age.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Officials have lifted the "ground stop" at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
Flights couldn't take off or head for the airport because of a report of smoke in the control tower's elevator shaft Tuesday. The smoke is gone.
However, Federal Aviation
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are tiring of delays that have kept convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. out of prison. Eight months have passed since a jury convicted Thompson of using excessive force and lying to investigators in the 2006 fatal
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. asked disgruntled investors for patience Tuesday as the company develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.
Thorsten Heins, who replaced longtime CEOs Mike
By LUIS ALONSO LUGOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Organization of American States should not suspend Paraguay for impeaching its president because doing so would only isolate the country and create more problems, the group's secretary general said Tuesday.
Jose Miguel Insulza made the
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A four-alarm fire in a vacant north Philadelphia warehouse left a firefighter injured after a fall and disrupted public transit, authorities said.
The blaze in the four-story building in the Fishtown section of the city was reported at about 2:30 a.m. The flames burned out of
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greeks have been returning the savings they took out of the country's banks during the political uncertainty in the past two months, the country's central bank governor said Tuesday as he urged the country's new government to work on boosting confidence in the
SYDNEY (AP) - A New Zealand judge has delayed the extradition hearing of Kim Dotcom, the founder of file-sharing website Megaupload, until next year.
U.S. prosecutors seeking to extradite Dotcom accuse him of racketeering by facilitating millions of illegal downloads of copyrighted material on his