The completely correct guide to getting off a plane
On a Spirit Airlines flight to Los Angeles earlier this year, I shrank into my seat as chaos broke out a couple rows behind me. We had just landed at Los Angeles International Airport and were taxiing to the gate when a woman started to yell about wanting to get off the plane. Now Expletives were hurled through the air of the low-cost carrier cabin as the woman insisted other passengers get out of her way. We reached the gate and the altercation…
Today’s top pics: Hong Kong protests turn violent and more
Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press.
Testimony in Barber’s trespassing trial begins with focus on how loud protesters were
Rev. William Barber led a crowd in chanting and singing so loud at the N.C. Legislative Building in 2017 that some staff complained they couldn’t work, the former sergeant-at-arms of the state Senate testified Tuesday.
The unofficial rules for every seat on a plane: The window
This position is for people who understand that with great power (controlling the shade) comes great responsibility (not getting up unless everyone’s getting up).
Official: 10 dead in Dallas-area small plane crash
No one aboard the twin-engine plane survived at the Addison Municipal Airport, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Dallas.
What has brought Iranian protesters onto the streets?
LONDON - Iran is stepping up a crackdown against anti-government protests that pose the most audacious challenge to its clerical leadership since 2009. Following are factors that have brought Iranians to the streets and the challenges the authorities face.
13 dead as plane crashes 'at wrong airport' in Iran
The Boeing 707, which was carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan, skidded off a runway after an emergency landing at Fath airport in the town of Safadasht, near the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Amnesty: More than 100 Protesters Dead in Iran
Amnesty believes the real death toll could be much higher, as some reports have suggested as many as 200 killed.
Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked
As Its $100 Billion Are Released Iran Buying 114 Airbus Planes
Eager to get the sanctions lifted Iran released Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and three other dual-nationality prisoners.
Iraqi forces kill 13 after protesters set fire to Iranian consulate
Iraqi authorities rolled out a curfew in the holy city of Najaf yesterday after demonstrators torched the Iranian consulate in the strongest show of anti-Iranian sentiment since protests began.
10 Die in Iran protests, president blames foreign powers
At least 10 people have died in Iran during five days of anti-government street protests, state television reported Monday, protests that Iran 's president blamed on interference by foreign powers.
In Iran, More Than 100 Protesters Killed by Security Forces
Amnesty International expressed "serious fears that the intentional lethal use of firearms to crush protests has become a matter of state policy.”
Iran's top leader warns 'thugs' as protests reach 100 cities
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government's decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling
Boeing admits it knew of flaw in 737 MAX planes before fatal crash
Boeing acknowledged on Sunday they were aware a safety alert on their 737 MAX planes was not working correctly — but did not disclose the information until a plane crashed after the sensor malfunct…
Iranian anti-hijab protester sentenced to 20 years in prison
An Iranian woman who took off her headscarf and waved it from a stick in protest in December says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Shapark Shajarizadeh posted on her personal website t…
Partially blind Paralympian climbs on top of London plane in climate protest
A partially blind climate activist was busted Thursday afternoon at a London airport for clambering atop a British Airways plane, the Evening Standard reported. The protester — London 2012 pa…
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Ask For on a Plane
You may not be aware of everything you can ask for on a plane. Every plane has different amenities and what you’re offered may depend on how long your flight is. Not all airlines will offer these things, but some do and if you ask nicely, you just might be surprised. Next time you fly, you can totally ask for these things…
Guards Slaughter up to 100 People Hiding in Marsh During Iranian Fuel Price Protests
Between 180 and 450 people have been killed, while at least 2,000 protesters have been wounded and 7,000 detained by regime forces.
Their Plane Crashed at the Airport, but No One Noticed
Crash at Williston Municipal Airport wasn't reported for 22 hours