100 m.p.h. winds, hail, and rain might have brought Flight 447 down, says a former Air Force meteorologist.
Helicopters can't get to debris field. Brazilian navy ships won't arrive until Wednesday morning.
An orange buoy, an aircraft seat, and oil sighted near to Flight 447's last reported position.
New law would require officials to move street kids into schools or other programs – or face a $420-per-child fine.
Air France reports a possible lightning strike. Airbus 330-200 has a good safety record.
With a good safety record and robust backup systems, the Airbus 330 wouldn't be easily downed by lightning, they say.
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.
The US is culpable for the plight of developing nations. Perhaps it should bear more of the financial burden for helping them.