100 m.p.h. winds, hail, and rain might have brought Flight 447 down, says a former Air Force meteorologist.
The Haqqani network, born of the Russian war and nurtured by the CIA, is behind many spectacular assaults in Afghanistan.
Air France reports a possible lightning strike. Airbus 330-200 has a good safety record.
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.
American-born folk singer Grace has tapped a noncynical streak in her French audience.
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates promised Saturday that the US will not 'stand idly by,' but the communist nation's example could be a case study in how to side-step diplomacy.
Day-care workers are on strike this week as Germany's model labor union system shows signs of unraveling.