IRVING, Texas – The day before he presumably assassinated President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald surprised his wife by stopping by the house where she was staying, a small ranch house in the Dallas suburb of Irving. As he left the next morning, according to investigators, Oswald grabbed his Carcano rifle from the garage [...]
Should sequestration-related budget cuts come to fruition, national parks would turn to “ghost towns,” one concerned group is warning. The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) on Thursday released a memo and documents indicating the National Park Service would reduce the number of park rangers, services and park hours to comply with federal budget [...]
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — By the early 1920s, Thomasville was known as “The Chair Town,” thanks in large part to the Thomasville Chair Co. In 1922, the company built a 30-foot-tall replica of a Duncan Phyfe armchair in the center of town. “The project kept three men working 20 hours a day for one week and [...]
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday ordered domestic airlines temporarily halt the use of Boeing 787 aircraft because of “a potential battery fire risk.” The federal agency issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) ordering the stop. The AD will remain in place until “operators of U.S.-registered, Boeing 787 aircraft … demonstrate to the Federal Aviation [...]
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