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Pilot in cockpit of jet

Air France: Man found in cockpit not an employee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Air France says a French man arrested after sitting inside the cockpit of a plane scheduled to fly from Philadelphia is not one of its employees.

03/22/2013

Clive Palmer (AP Photo)

Billionaire launches plans for Titanic replica

NEW YORK (AP) — What could possibly go wrong? An Australian billionaire is getting ready to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016.

02/26/2013

Should worst-flooded areas be left after Sandy?

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy, one of the nation’s costliest natural disasters, is giving new urgency to an age-old debate about whether areas repeatedly damaged by storms should be rebuilt.

01/21/2013

Loggerhead sea turtle

Groups sue feds over loggerhead turtle protections

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.

01/08/2013

12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief

Sandy concert offers NJ respite as well as relief

OMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — To the rest of the world, the “12-12-12″ concert was an all-star fundraiser for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. In a hard-hit New Jersey shore community, it was a break from a changed, stressful world.

12/12/2012

Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said […]

10/31/2012

Coast Guard hopeful about finding ship's captain

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard used ships and airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the HMS Bounty, which went down during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard was […]

10/30/2012

At least 80 flooded houses destroyed by NYC fire

NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]

10/30/2012

Along East Coast, life stops for Sandy (video)

Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard’s largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening with a dangerous mix of weather. Related articles […]

10/29/2012

East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears

NEW YORK (AP) – Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is about 310 miles southeast of New York City, and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast tonight. The National Hurricane […]

10/29/2012

Tropical Storm Sandy forms south of Jamaica

MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Sandy developed south of Jamaica on Monday, becoming the 18th named storm of a busy Atlantic season that has seen only two hurricanes make landfall. Sandy was about 395 miles […]

10/22/2012

World matched record for hottest September – again

WASHINGTON (AP) – Something about September keeps bringing out the record heat in the world. The globe last month matched a record for the hottest September, set in 2005. It was the third time since […]

10/15/2012

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