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For 'Miracle' flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness

Jan. 15, 2019 7:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Children they've gotten to see grow up. Grandchildren they've been able to meet. New jobs and adventures. For the people who were on US Airways flight 1549 on that cold January day in 2009, it's been 10 years full of milestones and important moments since the "Miracle on the Hudson"...

'Miracle' flight survivors mark decade of thankfulness

Jan. 14, 2019 3:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 10 years, but there isn't anything Tripp Harris doesn't remember about the cold January day he cheated death on US Airways flight 1549. The jolt when the plane collided with a flock of geese and the engines stopped moments after takeoff from New York City's LaGuardia Airport. The...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jan. 14, 2019 8:40 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN DAY 24 Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, with no end in sight for the partial closure. 2....

Cargo plane crash in Iran kills 15, leaves 1 survivor

Jan. 14, 2019 8:36 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran's capital, killing 15 people on board and leaving a sole survivor, authorities said. The crash of the jetliner marked just the latest...

Indonesia recovers Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Jan. 14, 2019 6:46 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the investigation into why the 2-month-old plane nosedived at high velocity, killing 189 people. Ridwan...

The Latest: Of 16 crew in Iran plane crash, 1 known survivor

Jan. 14, 2019 3:09 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the cargo plane crash in Iran (all times local): 11:35 a.m. An Iranian emergency management official has told state TV that 16 people were on board a Boeing 707 cargo plane that crashed west of Tehran and that there is only one known survivor. Pirhossein Koulivand made the...

Iranian state TV: Boeing 707 Kyrgyz cargo plane crashes west of Tehran amid severe weather, 10 crew feared killed

Jan. 14, 2019 1:33 AM EST
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV: Boeing 707 Kyrgyz cargo plane crashes west of Tehran amid severe weather, 10 crew feared killed.

Indonesian official says cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been found

Jan. 13, 2019 10:33 PM EST
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian official says cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air jet that crashed in October has been found.

Today in History

Jan. 13, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2019. There are 352 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 1982, an Air Florida 737 crashed into Washington, D.C.'s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River while trying to take off during a snowstorm, killing a total...

Small plane crashes in field in eastern Germany, 2 dead

Jan. 12, 2019 9:55 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a small plane has crashed east of Berlin, killing two people. The two-engine aircraft took off from the town of Strausberg late Saturday morning and came down in a field near Praedikow, a few kilometers (miles) away. Police said on Twitter that it isn't yet possible to give...