If Planes Failed Like Space Shuttles, 272 Would Crash Every Day
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:22:33 GMT
If U.S. airlines had the same failure rate as the now-retired space shuttles, there'd be 272 fatal crashes a day. As investigations begin into the crash of a Virgin Galactic LLC test vehicle yesterday and the explosion of an unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket seconds after liftoff this week, the history of space travel suggests such failures are neither rare nor unexpected.
President and First Lady Welcome Trick-or-Treaters to White House
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:22:25 GMT
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted trick-or-treaters from 39 schools in Washington, Virginia and Maryland on Friday night, handing out candy, healthy snacks and other goodies. The president, who was not in costume, saluted one boy dressed as a Navy sailor, while Halloween-themed music played in the background, including Michael Jackson's "Thriller," "The Monster Mash" and the theme song from The Addams Family , among others.
'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:21:38 GMT
Eric Frein, charged with murder of Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Byron Dickson and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass Sept.
Game on Varsity Live
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:21:37 GMT
Check out our pregame coverage from the Loudoun County at Loudoun Valley matchup in Purcellville, Virginia. The Loudoun County Raiders upset the Loudoun Valley Vikings 28-24.
Artist's work combats condition affecting brain
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:21:29 GMT
The walls of Davis Yates' home abound with framed images of his "serendipitous art" - the colorful results of his computer manipulations of photos and paintings. A black-and-white print on his dining room table provided a contrast: a scan of Yates' brain.
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