Topic: Federal Aviation Administration
The iconic Washington Monument, on the National Mall, cracked at the top during Tuesday's East Coast earthquake and is closed 'for an indefinite period.' Other D.C. tourist spots, as well as some schools and government offices, are closed, too.
08/24/2011 12:59 pm
Missing blimp turns up next to the house of an Ohio woman Sunday. The missing blimp got free from its moorings in Columbus, Ohio earlier that day.
08/16/2011 03:11 pm
Obama hails the extension of FAA funding through mid-September, which restores tens of thousands of jobs and resumes the collection of $30 million a day in revenue for the Treasury.
08/04/2011 10:11 pm
Republicans and Democrats are at it again. A dispute over air service subsidies for 13 rural communities has left the FAA without a funding extension. Thousands of workers are affected.
08/03/2011 10:19 pm
FAA shutdown is partial: Air-controllers still working, but airport building projects suspended. No immediate solution in view for FAA shutdown.
07/26/2011 12:40 pm
A retooling plan for Detroit – involving controversial razing, shrinking, and repurposing – is under way as the Motor City tries to save itself.
07/23/2011 02:31 pm
Phoenix dust storm knocks out power for thousands of residents. Area transportation hubs reported delays early Tuesday evening from the Phoenix dust storm.
07/06/2011 10:36 am
Aircraft create more rain near airports by punching holes in the clouds, effectively seeding the clouds, according to a new study of the phenomenon.
06/30/2011 06:27 pm
JFK turtles crossed a busy runway at the New York City airport to get to nearby beaches, where they could lay eggs. The JFK turtles are of the diamondback terrapin type.
06/29/2011 04:44 pm
Southwest pilot, caught on tape, disses gays, older flight attendants. After suspension and diversity training, Southwest pilot reinstated.
06/22/2011 11:59 pm