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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of tires blew out on an Aeromexico jetliner carrying 129 passengers and six crew members as it was getting ready to take off from the Los Angeles airport early Saturday, forcing the pilot to stop the plane but causing no injuries. No one was injured and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Aeromexico jetliner getting ready to take off from the Los Angeles airport collapsed on the runway early Saturday, damaging the left wing as emergency crews rushed to help about 130 passengers and crew members off the plane. A pair of blown tires on the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man trying to reach Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after he began suffering from fatigue. Coast Guard spokeswoman Marilyn Fajardo said in a statement that air crew were able to safely pick up Reza Baluchi and the bubble...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A pair of deadly nighttime crashes only hours apart in Southern California each killed five people, including a group of teens returning from an amusement park who were burned beyond recognition, officials said Saturday. Shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, three...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon leader's speech in Cantonese on Saturday marked the first time in the history of the faith's signature conference that a lecture was delivered in a language other than English. As Chi Hong "Sam" Wong of Hong Kong spoke, the 21,000 in attendance at...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of an Indiana man threatened with beheading by the Islamic State group are pleading with his captors to free him, saying in a video statement Saturday that their son has devoted his life to humanitarian work and aiding Syria's war refugees. Ed and...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mass ascension of hundreds of hot air balloons above Albuquerque went off without a hitch Saturday morning. Pilots began launching shortly after 7 a.m. at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The majority of balloons appeared to be...
DALLAS (AP) — His week began thousands of miles away with a frantic bid to save a life. It was Monday, Sept. 15, and Ebola, a terrifying disease, was ravaging West Africa, filling morgues and hospitals to capacity. In Monrovia, Liberia, the virus was about to claim one more...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A pair of deadly nighttime crashes only hours apart in Southern California each claimed five lives, including a carload of amusement park goers who were burned beyond recognition, officials said Saturday. Shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, three vehicles...