British entrepreneur Richard Branson at the Virgin Galactic hangar at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

NBC show will send someone into space

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is planning a competition show with a grand prize that’s out of this world: a ride into space. The network said Thursday it is teaming with Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic […]


Cellphone conversations in the skies

In a harbinger of a noisier, more confrontational future in the skies, Virgin Atlantic Airways on Tuesday said it has started allowing passengers to use cellphones to talk and text during a transatlantic flight. Gary […]



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