OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO— A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that stretches for miles off the coast of Louisiana. Presented with AP's findings, that the sheen recently averaged about 91 gallons of oil per day across eight square miles, the Coast Guard provided a new leak estimate that is about 20 times greater than one recently touted by the...» Read More
FUKUI, Japan, April 14- A Japanese court will rule on Tuesday whether to block the restart of nuclear reactors in western Japan on safety grounds, in a case that could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to return to atomic energy after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A three-judge panel is to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's...
TOKYO, April 14- A Japanese court will rule later on Tuesday on an injunction request against reactors owned by Kansai Electric Power, in a case that could derail Japan's slow return to nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A panel of judges is due to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's Takahama reactors west of Tokyo at 0500 GMT.
Charlie Baker said Monday that federal disaster aid that the state has been granted for a late January blizzard could bring between $80 million and $90 million, but he's disappointed his broader request wasn't approved. "I'm disappointed that they limited the declaration basically to the contours of the first storm," Baker said at Logan International Airport...
New legislation that went into effect this month— the second time in two years Congress has tweaked the troubled National Flood Insurance Program— allows rate increases of up to 18 percent. They are going to take it in bits and pieces every year and it keeps going until Congress determines we've had enough. " Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesman Rafael...
Apos Therapy is a boot with adjustable pods that creates an imbalance when a patient walks in them, which after time helps those suffering with arthritis and other joint problems align their gait.
A fire broke out at the GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, this morning.
French investigators said a second black box recovered from the Germanwings crash site indicated that the copilot deliberately crashed the plane.
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Lufthansa was supposed to be celebrating a key anniversary, but instead it's facing one of its worst crises to date. The NYT reports.
A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed last week has been discovered, according to media reports.
Former military pilot and aviation attorney Justin Green explains who is liable in the Germanwings crash.
SANTIAGO, March 30- Chile's economy will be hurt by the heavy flooding last week that cut off roads, washed away houses and bridges and forced some mines in the top copper producer to halt operations, the head of its central bank said on Monday. The Atacama region, which was hardest hit by the flooding, is relatively unpopulated, and represents about 2.5 percent of...
German prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane had received treatment for suicidal tendencies and received psychotherapy for several years prior to becoming a pilot, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program are entering a critical phase, and a shooting has been reported at the gate of NSA's Fort Meade facility, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
The pilot at the controls of the crashed Germanwings jet kept a mental illness diagnosis from his employer. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan shows exclusive footage from the building explosion in NYC from a security camera.
Former NTSB board member John Goglia, discusses whether cameras in the cockpit are a good idea, and medical evaluations of pilots.
New details on the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, with NBC News' Claudio Lavanga.
NBC's Claudio Lavanga reports the latest on the Germanwings co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz.
According to officials, Andreas Lubitz may have hidden details of his illness from Germanwings, reports "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick.
NBC's Bill Neely reports the latest details on the investigation surrounding the jet crash in the French Alps.