By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The family of a makeup artist killed in a plane crash that also claimed the life of singer Jenni Rivera is trying to force the aircraft's manufacturer to identify all those who had owned, operated and repaired the Learjet 25.
There's nothing so profitable as being among the concerned climate experts who preach austerity. These enlightened few hector ordinary Americans into sacrificing their functional light bulbs, toilets and sport utility vehicles so the planet can be preserved.
When a jumbo jetliner touches down almost anywhere in the world, the last thing on the pilot's mind is that the plane's brakes likely were made in the capital of one of the most crime-riddled states in Mexico.
A plane carrying 32 people, including parents on their way to their children's graduation, crashed in the wilds of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, an official and news reports said.
A frightening collision of one of the world's largest airliners with a commuter jet on a dark, wet tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport is underscoring worries about ground accidents as U.S. airports begin handling a new generation of giant planes.
An astute journalist in the 20th cen- tury once defined public relations as "organized lying." Keep that in mind as a barrage of news features and op-ed columns extolling the benefits of President Obama's high-speed-rail initiatives appear in coming days.
An investigation born of a fiery plane crash at a small New Jersey airport nearly six years ago culminated Monday in convictions for two brothers accused of skirting safety regulations as they ran a charter jet company that catered to the rich and famous.
Two planes made by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier have had to make emergency landings in less than a week because of a landing-gear problem.