Pilot Gregg Pointon shows off the cockpit of a Boeing 787 flight simulator. GPS navigation is the basis for a new air traffic control system the government plans to build, but a company's plan to expand broadband Internet could interfere with GPS signals.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Peter Diamond prepared to address the media last October after winning the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Last week, more than a year after being nominated for a seat on the Fed, and facing Republican opposition, Diamond withdrew his nomination.
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Alabama storyteller and author Kathryn Tucker Windham celebrated her 90th birthday on June 1, 2008, outside the Selma-Dallas County Library in Selma, Ala. She died Sunday. She was 93.