Investigators are interviewing the four pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 today. At a briefing, the NTSB says that three seconds before Saturday's crash-landing, the aircraft's speed was 103 knots — the lowest measured by its data recorders, and far below the target speed of 137 knots.
The wearable technology, which is being tested by a select group of users, was used to record an arrest on the Jersey Shore. The incident raises questions about citizen journalism and the limits of privacy in public.
A few months ago, the Republican National Committee released several recommendations for broadening the party's voter appeal. The report told the GOP to reach out to women, younger voters and Hispanics. But so far, that has not been the direction party leaders have taken in Congress or in the media.
Boeing's 777 has one of the industry's best safety records. One of those planes crash-landed in San Francisco on Saturday, killing two people and injuring scores more. In addition to the plane's solid reputation, many other factors helped save lives — from fire and rescue training to aircraft design.
The Maryland Historical Society is recreating the flag that flew over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore 200 years ago. Mary Pickersgill and four others sewed the original Star Spangled Banner. Volunteers will re-create it using the same type of fabric, stitching and time frame — they have six weeks to complete the flag.
A key piece of evidence in the high-profile murder trial involves whose voice can be heard calling for help on the recording of a 911 call made by a neighbor. Jurors have now heard conflicting opinions from those who knew Trayvon Martin, and those who know defendant George Zimmerman.
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