To paraphrase an old air travel axiom: What goes in must come out, one way or another. There are approximately seven fluid ounces in a double vodka tonic - give or take, depending on how generous Frontier Airlines is with the pour. Michael Allen Haag ordered his first one during the first cart service Thursday evening, according to the FBI - shortly after the plane took off from Denver, with hundreds of miles to go before it reached Charleston, South Carolina.
Airlines' insatiable demand for pilots threatens to sabotage flight schools' ability to train new ones. Carriers are raising wages and hoarding every available pilot - including the instructors schools rely on to teach incoming students.
The Sunday lunch rush was underway at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City, North Carolina, a restaurant about 30 miles west of Charlotte. Inside the eatery's rustic interior of wooden plank walls, Roger Self, a former police officer turned private investigator, was eating appetizers with his family. Around noon, the 62-year-old got up from the table. The family believed he was just using the restroom, the Gaston Gazette later reported. Moments later, waiter Brandon Wilson was heading to check on the table when a sound shattered the dining room.
Netflix announced a production deal Monday, May 21, with Barack and Michelle Obama that will see the former first couple create a wide range of content for the streaming service. The deal, talks for which had first been reported in March, will encompass a wider range of formats than many analysts expected.
After all the hype, the numbers are in: More than 29 million Americans tuned in on Saturday to watch one of their own become British royalty.
After completing what they say is the first examination of Adolf Hitler's remains since World War II, a team of researchers has announced that the Nazi leader most definitely died in Berlin and, therefore, cannot possibly still be alive on the moon. The study was no easy feat. Over the past 73 years, Hitler's presumed corpse has been set on fire, secretly buried, dug up by the Soviets, hidden by the KGB and finally ordered destroyed.
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the Justice Department on Sunday, May 20, asked its inspector general to assess whether political motivation tainted the FBI investigation into ties between Russia and Trump's campaign - a remarkable step officials hoped might avert a larger clash between the president and federal law enforcement officials.
The two mountain bikers, authorities say, did what they were supposed to do. They made loud noises to drive the cougar away. One of them even struck the animal with his bicycle. But none of it worked. The big cat that had been following the two friends as they were mountain biking in rural Washington state pounced, lunging at one of the cyclists' head and killing the other, whom the animal mauled in its den.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's tough-guy persona is taking a beating from China, judging from the reaction of some of his allies on Capitol Hill and in the trenches of the trade wars. The former business executive, who prides himself on his negotiating savvy, is facing criticism for bending to the Chinese government on two key trade disputes in the space of a week, alarming longtime supporters who had welcomed his call for a more confrontational approach to Beijing.
A Montana woman said she plans to take legal action after a Border Patrol agent detained and questioned her and a friend - both U.S. citizens - after overhearing them speak in Spanish at a gas station. The incident occurred early Wednesday morning, May 16, at a convenience store in Havre, Montana, a town in the northern part of the state, near the border with Canada.