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The Cessna 172 light aircraft Wednesday Oct.9, 2013 which a passenger with no flying experience landed safely at Humberside Airport, near Grimsby, England after the pilot was taken ill. (AP Photo/ Richard McCarthy, PA)

Passenger lands small plane after pilot falls ill

LONDON (AP) — A passenger with no flying experience safely landed a small airplane at a British airport after the pilot became incapacitated, officials said Wednesday. The pilot, the only other person aboard the aircraft, […]


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Portable radar system to find victims under rubble unveiled

PASADENA (CNS) – A radar system that can detect the heartbeats and breathing of victims buried under rubble after a major disaster — using technology developed at Jet Propulsion Laboratory for tracking spacecraft — was […]


Some of the runners who were unable to finish the Boston Marathon on April 15 because of the bombings pass the first bombing site as they head toward the finish line on Boylston Street after the city allowed them to finish the last mile of the race. (AP Photo)

Thousands run final mile of Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of athletes have joined victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to run and walk the last mile of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line. About 3,000 runners […]


New technology could reducer first responder risk | VIDEO

Scientists at MIT have developed mapping technology that can help first responders create a more accurate image of a disaster scenes. They say the computer generated maps could save lives by highlighting potential dangers to […]


Exploding shells rock Russian military test site

MOSCOW (AP) – A series of blasts from exploding shells rocked a Russian military test site on Tuesday, breaking windows and releasing giant clouds of smoke over the city of Orenburg near the Kazakhstan border. […]



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