Documents on three deadly jetliner crashes in Nigeria - including one in which a plane filled with children going home for Christmas burst into flames - offer a harrowing look at the loosely enforced safety regulations and oversight in Africa's most populous nation.
In what is being described at the largest such case in U.S. history, 7 individuals and 2 corporations have been charged in the United States with "running an international organized criminal enterprise" responsible for massive worldwide piracy of copyrighted works, through Megaupload.com and related sites. Founder Kim Dotcom and two other Megaupload executives have been detained in New Zealand. The sites were taken offline
The Navy’s newest ship will be the USS Gabrielle Giffords.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus made the announcement at a Pentagon ceremony today, calling Giffords someone whose name is synonymous with courage.
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords looked on at the Pentagon as Mabus made the announcement in a public ceremony. Also in attendance at this afternoon’s brief ceremony in the Pentagon Courtyard was Roxana Green, the mother of 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green.