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  • Why the FAA banned US airline flights over Syria

    Rebel groups in Syria have several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles and have shot down Syrian military aircraft. The FAA issued a ban Monday on US commercial airlines flying over Syrian airspace.

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August 20, 2014

Photos of the Day 08/20

A giant inflatable rubber duck floats past the USS Iowa battleship at the Port of Los Angeles. The world-famous sculpture sailed into the port for the first time to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA and will remain in the harbor. The duck was designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman and at 61 feet high, 110 feet long 85 f...

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