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While the number of people flying worldwide has doubled since 1999, fewer people are dying in commercial aviation crashes. But Africa's safety record is five times worse than the global average.
An international team charged with investigating the airliner debris field in eastern Ukraine could not work Monday due to an engagement between separatist rebels and government troops.
A four-page document from the US State Department seems to show blast marks from where rockets were launched in Russia and Ukraine, and craters where they landed in Ukraine.
Seven nations have asked Israel and Hamas to extend Saturday's cease-fire. Israel reportedly agreed to extend the cease-fire until midnight Saturday to discuss a longer extension. What about Hamas?
Biologists who tracked blue whales over 15 years say small adjustments to shipping lanes near San Francisco and Los Angeles could vastly improve the long-term survival of the species.
Before the FAA ban was lifted, Secretary of State John Kerry met with an angry Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Meanwhile, some Obama administration critics found political intent in the agency’s order.
Train derailment in Seattle early Thursday did not spill any oil, according to Burlington Northern Santa Fe. Three tanker cars were involved in the oil train derailment.
The Federal Aviation Authority had stirred controversy in Israel by telling airlines to avoid Tel Aviv's airport. More than 700 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have died since fighting began July 8.
Haris Suleman, 17, was attempting to fly around the world in 30 days when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, killing him, and leaving his father Babar Suleman, also on board, missing.
Some of the Monitor's coverage of the 1983 destruction of Korean Air Flight KAL007 by a Soviet fighter jet.