Just before noon Monday, a U.S. Navy F-18 jet crashed into a San Diego neighborhood as it was approaching Miramar Naval Air Station, hitting at least one home. Updated
Dutch authorities detained 12 passengers on a flight headed to Mumbai, India, after the plane was turned around under fighter escort. The passengers were reported to have behaved suspiciously?using and exchanging cellphones midflight. Later, authorities said the incident probably had nothing to do with terrorism and that the 12 passengers would be released today.
Investigators have known for a decade about terrorist plots to bring down passenger jets with liquid explosives. So why, all of a sudden, did Bush ban most liquids on flights?
The Airbus A380, the world's largest airliner, touched down for the first time at London's Heathrow Airport on May 18. It can carry 800 passengers, nearly 400 more than the Boeing 747. It has a lounge, fully reclining bed-chairs, a shopping area and a bar.