• Captain October 25, 2019 8:54 pm

    Lion Air Crash Report Points to Boeing, Pilots, Maintenance

    Indonesian investigators found plenty of blame to go around for a Boeing 737 Max crash that killed 189 people a year ago. They faulted design decisions by Boeing that made the plane vulnerable to failure of a single sensor. They criticized U.S. safety regulators who certified the plane. And they pointed fingers at one of their country’s own airlines, Lion...

  • New York September 25, 2019 4:00 pm

    Report Reveals the ‘Best Coffee Cities in America' for 2019

    Java culture is all around us – so much so that, according to a Reuters poll, 63 percent of Americans age 18 or older say they drank coffee the previous day. With this in mind, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the country across 14 key indicators of coffee lover-friendliness to determine the best coffee cities in America and...

  • Federal Aviation Administration June 4, 2019 5:21 am

    FAA Says More Than 300 Boeing 737 Jets Could Have Parts ‘Susceptible to Premature Failure'

    More than 300 Boeing 737 jets, including the Max, may have wing parts that could have been improperly manufactured and may not meet regulatory requirements for strength and durability, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday, following a joint investigation with the aircraft manufacturer. The FAA plans to order airlines to remove and replace the parts if their aircraft are affected,...

  • Federal Aviation Administration March 27, 2019 5:25 pm

    Boeing Unveils 737 MAX Fixes, Says Planes Are Safer

    Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional pilot training for its 737 MAX planes on Wednesday, saying the changes improve the safety of the aircraft which has been involved in two deadly crashes since October. “We’re working with customers and regulators around the world to restore faith in our industry and also to reaffirm our commitment to safety...

  • United States March 19, 2019 9:24 am

    Starbucks Revamps Its Loyalty Program

    Ahead of its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, Starbucks announced plans to switch up its North American loyalty program in a bid to keep growing its membership as it continues rolling out delivery.

  • China March 10, 2019 7:53 pm

    Jetliner Crashes in Ethiopia, Killing 157 From 35 Countries

    An Ethiopian Airlines jet faltered and crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from the country’s capital, carving a gash in the earth and spreading global grief to 35 countries that had someone among the 157 people who were killed. There was no immediate indication why the plane went down in clear weather while on a flight to Nairobi, the capital of...

  • San Diego February 13, 2019 8:43 pm

    Parents Say Community Helped Raise Enough Money for Son's Surgery

    Parents who turned to the San Diego community for help raising funds for their toddler’s $45,000 surgery say they now have enough to pay for it.

  • San Diego February 12, 2019 3:48 pm

    Parents Call on Community for Help Funding Son's Pricey Procedure

    A 2-year-old boy from North Park needs one more rare, expensive surgery and his family is calling out to the San Diego community for help.

  • Associated Press December 28, 2018 4:04 pm

    Weather Hampers Efforts to Inspect Indonesia Tsunami Volcano

    Bad weather and a massive ash column hampered efforts to assess whether Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano island could trigger another deadly tsunami as authorities said Friday the search for victims in the worst-affected province will continue into January. Indonesia’s disaster agency said that 426 people died in the Sunda Strait tsunami that struck Sumatra and Java without warning on Saturday....

  • Associated Press December 27, 2018 6:51 am

    Indonesia Widens Exclusion Zone Around Island Volcano

    Indonesia raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java, and widened its no-go zone. The country’s volcanology agency said Thursday that the Anak Krakatau volcano’s alert status had been raised to the second highest level and the exclusion zone more than doubled to a...

  • Associated Press December 26, 2018 10:57 am

    Indonesia Says Avoid Coast Near Volcano, Fearing New Tsunami

    Indonesian authorities urged people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed at least 430 people over the weekend in a fresh warning issued on the anniversary of the catastrophic 2004 Asian earthquake and tsunami. The big waves that followed an eruption on a volcanic island hit communities along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night. The eruption of...

  • Associated Press December 25, 2018 12:38 pm

    Survivors of Indonesia Tsunami Still Jittery as Death Toll Rises

    Panicked residents, police and soldiers in this remote fishing village clobbered by a devastating weekend tsunami ran to higher ground Tuesday, shouting “Water is coming! Water is coming!” and reciting verses from the Quran as emergency messages were broadcast over mosque speakers. It proved to be a false alarm, but a similar frenzy broke out in Tanjung Lesung, another tsunami-stricken...

  • head December 25, 2018 7:05 am

    Rescuers Search for Indonesia Tsunami Victims as Death Toll Hits 429

    The death toll from the tsunami that hit Indonesian islands without warning Saturday night has passed 420 with more than 1,400 people injured. Thousands of people were left homeless when the waves smashed homes on coastal areas of western Java and southern Sumatra. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the death toll had climbed to 429 on Tuesday and...

  • NBC NEWS December 23, 2018 3:30 pm

    Why a Tsunami Struck Indonesia Without Warning

    A tsunami that devastated the area around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, leaving at least 222 dead and hundreds more injured, struck fast and without warning on Saturday. While most tsunamis have seismic precursors that allow for some form of warning, an unfortunate chain of factors led to Saturday’s catastrophic impact, experts say. The tsunami, which happened between Java and Sumatra islands,...

  • head December 23, 2018 9:36 pm

    Tsunami Triggered by Volcano Kills at Least 280 in Indonesia

    The deadly tsunami struck in the dark, without warning. At least 280 people were killed as waves smashed into houses, hotels and other beachside buildings Saturday night along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, in a disaster that followed an eruption and possible landslide on Anak Krakatau, one of the world’s most infamous volcanic islands. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the...

  • Eric Hinton December 12, 2018 12:00 pm

    Gift Ideas for The Women in Your Life: Holiday Presents for Moms, Sisters and More

    Wondering what to get for the most important women in your life? We’re here to help! We found fun, cozy, cool and affordable gift ideas for women so you can impress your moms, sisters, significant others, best friends and pretty much any other women this holiday season.

  • San Diego November 16, 2018 4:53 am

    Blue Bottle Coffee Giant Plans to Open 2 San Diego Locations

    Java enthusiasts, we’ve got some buzz for you: a popular coffee company from Northern California is setting up shop in San Diego.

  • Las Vegas November 12, 2018 8:28 am

    Officials Probe Why Las Vegas Airport Controller Went Silent

    Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. “No safety events occurred during this incident,” the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement about what officials said amounted to a 40-minute span...

  • CEO November 7, 2018 10:44 am

    Boeing Re-Issues Advice on ‘Angle of Attack' Sensor After Crash in Indonesia

    A crucial sensor that is the subject of a Boeing Co. safety bulletin was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea and possibly worsened other problems with the plane, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said it had agreed with Boeing on procedures that the airplane manufacturer should distribute...

  • CEO November 5, 2018 9:44 am

    Crashed Lion Air Jet's Airspeed Indicator Malfunctioned on Last 4 Flights

    The “black box” data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, investigators in Indonesia said Monday, just hours after distraught relatives of victims confronted the airline’s co-founder at a meeting organized by officials. National Transportation Safety Committee chairman Soerjanto Tjahjono said the problem was similar on each of the four...

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