October 29, 2010 The first U.S. international airline returns to the skies in November, when Pan American Airways begins flying out of its Texas hub. But the brand's glamour days are behind it: The new Pan American will start out carrying only cargo, not passengers.
October 29, 2010 An image of the sun taken by Buffalo, N.Y., photographer Alan Friedman has become an Internet sensation, thanks to the massive image's eye-popping amount of detail. Friedman tells Wired that his portrait is an homage to Halloween.
October 29, 2010 Authorities are investigating several suspicious packages sent from Yemen to the United States, in what President Obama describes as a "credible terrorist threat" to the United States. The cargo packages were intercepted in England and Dubai.
October 29, 2010 A U.S. official says that two military fighter jets are escorting an airliner from the Canadian border to New York, according to the AP. The plane, reportedly United Arab Emirates flight 201 from Dubai, is bound for New York City's JFK Airport.
Law enforcement agents arrive at a United Parcel Service staging area at Newark Liberty International Airport, where a cargo plane was searched and a suspicious package removed Friday.
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October 29, 2010 Investigators are examining cargo planes in the northeastern U.S. after British inspectors found a suspicious package on a United Parcel Service plane en route from Yemen to Chicago, according to reports.
October 28, 2010 Reports of a gunman on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station had the campus on alert this afternoon, before police determined that the suspect was carrying a replica weapon.
October 28, 2010 The FBI says a shooting this week at a military facility in Virginia has been linked to other recent shootings. Lab tests show the same weapon was used in all three attacks.
October 28, 2010 Before the massive blowout of BP's Macondo oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, tests showed that the cement Halliburton pumped down into the well could be unstable, according to a presidential commission studying the Deepwater Horizon spill.
October 28, 2010 James MacArthur, the man who was Danno to Jack Lord's Steve McGarrett on the 1970s television police drama Hawaii Five-O, died in Florida today, according to his agent.
October 28, 2010 It's a truism of the business world that as long as there are bosses who send memos, there will be staff members who snipe and snicker at them. That holds true, even if you're the CEO of a huge magazine company.
October 28, 2010 Residents of the Arctic Circle region of Komi are mounting patrols to protect people and livestock from brown bears. The hot summer killed the bears' normal food sources -- and the animals are encroaching on towns and graveyards.
October 27, 2010 That's right. Crabs are caught, packed in plastic boxes, and kept alive in refrigerated vending machines, awaiting the pleasure of passing commuters.
October 27, 2010 Graham James, the Canadian junior ice hockey coach who was jailed -- and pardoned -- for sexually abusing Sheldon Kennedy and another player over a 10-year span, now faces accusations from other players, including retired NHL great Theo Fleury.
October 27, 2010 Gunmen killed at least 13 people this morning at a car wash in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit. The attackers pulled up in three SUVs and opened fire on the employees in Tepic, the capital of Nayarit.
October 27, 2010 When Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted Tuesday, the man who had been assigned to be the volcano's spiritual gatekeeper was at his post. Mbah Maridjan was reportedly found in his house, his body in a praying position.
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