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5 cases of pilots intentionally crashing

The final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, as described by a French prosecutor, are chilling.

The captain locked out of the cockpit. The co-pilot initiating a descent and not opening the door. The passengers unaware of what was happening until mom...

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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And the world's busiest airport is ...

The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world.

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Road from Europe to US? Russia proposes it

London to New York City by car? It could happen if the head of Russian Railways has his way.


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How safe are European airlines?

The plane crash in the French Alps Tuesday has turned the spotlight on the safety record of Europe's airlines.

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French Alps plane crash: First clues

A quick descent. No distress call. The pilot's actions.

It will be months, or longer, before the causes behind Tuesday's crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 are known, but there are initial clues that aviation experts say will be the most important t...

Germanwings Airbus A320 search effort

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Germanwings crash: Plane obliterated

"A picture of horror."

That's how German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier described the site where a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

"The grief of the families and loved ones is immeasurable," Steinmeier sai...

Warren Buffett's childhood home


Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

Good news for Warren Buffett super fans!

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Leap Transit

San Francisco's luxury bus puts your commute to shame

Would you pay $6 to commute in a bus that looks like a cafe crossed with a Virgin America plane?

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TSA union calls for arming some airport employees

In the wake of a violent machete attack at a airport security checkpoint, the union that represents Transportation Security Administration officers is calling for a new elite force that would be armed and authorized to use deadly force at airports ac...

Sunborn Yacht Hotel

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Is this every woman's dream boat?

There are superyachts. And then there are superyachts for "ladies."

Hwy 101 Open After Tear Gas Ends Los Alamos Standoff

Travel on Highway 101 returned to normal Friday evening after the freeway was closed due to a standoff with a man barricaded in his home.  Deputies used tear gas to get him to surrender.

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$15 flight to Europe? Too good to be true

Remember that offer of a $15 flight to Europe? Turns out it was too good to be true.

Automotive Headlines

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New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

Ford says it has the answer for speed demons who can't keep their gas pedals off the…

Autoworkers install engine

US autoworkers could get first real raise in 10 years

U.S. autoworkers are poised to get their first wage hike in 10 years.


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Study: It's taking us longer to get to work

Think it's taking you longer to get to work? Has your job moved farther from your…

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Mercedes recalls 30,000 cars

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because of…

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Aston Martin unveils its future

Aston Martin has been to the brink of bankruptcy more than a few times in its 100…

Auto parts maker Delphi equipped an Audi SQ5 to drive itself

Self-driving car starts cross-country trip, stops for lunch

Apparently even driverless cars need to stop for lunch.

Gas Price Headlines

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$2 gas is gone -- for now

Gone are the days of $2 gas -- at least for now. Prices at the pump have climbed…

Oil pump

U.S. takes $35 billion hit from falling oil

With gas prices plunging, you're probably happier every time you pull up to a pump…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

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Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

An Illinois gas station caused traffic jams over the weekend when it accidentally…

Robotic gas pumps

Company creates robotic gas pumps

If you don`t like getting out of your car to pump gas, then the future looks bright…

Traffic Headlines

Oxnard Three-Way Head-on Crash Injures Many

Four people are recovering after a three-way head-on collision in Oxnard Tuesday…

Los Carneros Bridge Over Railroad

Los Carneros in Goleta Reopens Southbound On and Off Ramps

On Wednesday, Goleta Public Works announced they will be re-opening the southbound…


Highway 101 Widening Far From Over

With the carpool lanes open on Highway 101 where Ventura County and Santa Barbara…


New Lanes Open on Highway 101 at the Rincon to Ease Congestion

A three-year $102-million project to widen Highway 101 from Ventura to Carpinteria…

Road Pavement Delays Nipomo Traffic

Expect delays through parts of Nipomo Monday and Tuesday for road pavement.

St Patricks Day Has A Sober side

St. Patrick's Day Outreach Promotes Safety

Mallory Dies would have turned 29 on Friday.

Weather Headlines

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Cleanup crews start to tackle Oklahoma twister damage

Cleanup crews on Thursday started assessing the damage caused by storms that slashed…

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1 dead after tornado spotted near Tulsa

One person was killed Wednesday when severe weather ripped through the Tulsa and…

Big asteroid

Study: Biggest ever asteroid impact found

The massive meteorite split in two shortly before smashing into Earth, wiping out…


5.3 quake shakes Mexico

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake rumbled Friday about 100 miles south of Mexico City,…

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March still waiting for first tornado

While Boston and other New England cities have suffered through their snowiest…

Antarctica glacier

Study raises concerns over Antarctic glacier

Scientists have raised concerns about a large, rapidly thinning glacier in…

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