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Expert: ‘I’ve never seen a week like this'

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in AlgiersAviation expert William J. McGee puts recent crashes in context.


07/24/2014 02:22:26pm
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1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Pennsylvania hospital

Investigators work the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa. A shooting at the suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people. Prosecutor Jack Whelan says one of the injured is the gunman. (AP Photo)A shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital campus has killed one worker and injured two other people.


07/24/2014 04:34:46pm
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Mother, daughter die of burns from food truck explosion

PHOTOS: Food truck explodes in FeltonvilleA mother and daughter have died from burns they suffered when a propane tank exploded in the family's food truck in Philadelphia earlier this month, authorities said on Thursday. Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, and her mother, Olga Galdamez, 42, each were burned on more than 50 percent of their bodies from the explosion on July 2, authorities said. They died just days apart, the mother on July 20 and the daughter on July 22, said Jeff Moran, spokesman for the Philadelphia Medical Examiners Office. The pair was working in the truck at the time of the blast, which sent a propane tank flying 150 feet and injured nine other people.


07/24/2014 03:18:46pm
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Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

A convoy of hearses bearing the remains of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 makes its way along a highway near Boxtel, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The second flight of two military aircraft carrying remains of victims arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday. The bodies are to be taken to a military barracks in Hilversum, where a team of 25 forensic experts and dozens of support staff began working to identify remains Wednesday evening after coffins of the first flight arrived. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)The Dutch prime minister says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site.


07/24/2014 04:57:15pm
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AH5017: Missing plane seen 'falling' in Mali

Météo, attentat, missile... quelles hypothèses après le crash de l'avion d'Air AlgérieOfficial: Air Algerie flight that disappeared with 116 people on board seen "falling" in northern Mali.


07/24/2014 03:14:03pm
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Police: 3 shot at Pennsylvania hospital, suspect in custody

1 dead, 2 injured on campus of hospital in Delaware County; 1 in custodyThree people were shot at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, on Thursday and one person was in custody, according to NBC10 television station in Philadelphia. Darby Borough Police were at the scene of the hospital, about 7 miles (11 km) west of Philadelphia, according to NBC10. Authorities said a 911 call identified one of the victims as a doctor but police had not confirmed the identity, NBC10 reported.


07/24/2014 04:47:02pm
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Israeli shells kill 15 at U.N. school

A Palestinian family, who fled the UN school that was hit by an Israeli tank shell, arrive at the Beit Hanun hospital on July 24, 2014Gaza death toll hits 788.


07/24/2014 03:24:04pm
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U.S. court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

How the Chiquita Merger Will Change America's Fruited PlainsA divided U.S. federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of civil war.


07/24/2014 03:42:33pm
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As Iraq gets new president, blast kills 21

Mideast IraqIraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.


07/24/2014 01:31:57pm
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Ukrainian prime minister resigns amid MH17 chaos

This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian Prime Minister Press-Service on July 24, 2014 shows Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk as he addresses members of parliament during a parliamentary session in KievUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.


07/24/2014 01:22:04pm
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Stay Cool With a Ceiling Fan as Stylish as It Is Functional


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - No longer do you have to choose between comfort and design. Once thought of as purely utilitarian, today's ceiling fans offer sophisticated styling, designer finishes and glamorous accents. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA)

Shave Strokes off Your Golf Game -- Without the Eraser


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - "To shave strokes from your golf game, the only equipment you need is a good eraser." Although this phrase is uttered jokingly by many golfers, recreational golfers who've reached their plateau have had very few other options, until now. "I

Managing Pain: Are You Reading Your Medicine Labels?


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - You may not be able to spell or even pronounce the word "acetaminophen," but almost 50 million Americans use it each week to manage pain and fever. Acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in America, found in more than 600 different

Pinching Penny Stocks May Be the Wise Way to Invest


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - With stock market gains moving at a snail's pace over the past decade, some experts have their sights set on the not-so-new darling of the trading world -- penny stocks. Generally described by the Securities Exchange Commission as stocks that