Boeing 757 hole: American Airlines flight 1640 was forced to make an emergency landing at Miami airport, Tuesday, after the fuselage of the Boeing 757 ripped open at 31,000 feet.
Traditional mobile phones have begun the march towards obsolescence as the market slows. Meanwhile the smartphone market continues to boom.
Male orangutan Tuan examines a carved pumpkin at the animal park Hagenbeck in Hamburg, northern Germany. Two days ahead of Halloween the eight orangutans in the park received pumpkins from their keepers.
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A late afternoon sun pops through the clouds after a rainstorm on the grounds of Shelburne Farms in Vermont. Many cheesemakers will cite weather, geography, and vegetation as the ingredients that give the state’s cheeses their distinctive flavor. They call it “a taste of place” borrowing the term from the French terroir.
Suspicious cargo: Officials are investigating suspicious packages aboard planes in several places in the eastern US and one in England.
Toyota lawsuit charges the automaker with buying up defective cars in exchange for confidentiality agreements. Toyota denies the allegations.
Gas prices were unchanged from Wednesday but fell 2 cents from last week, bringing the national average to $2.81 a gallon.
Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed loan rise to 4.23 percent.