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Photo by Adrian Pingstone, May 2006 Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation officially called the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to the victims’ relatives....
Wednesday marks National Kazoo Day, a celebration of the buzzing musical instrument. In celebration of the humming instrument, some of the NewsHour staff gathered together to perform a familiar tune. The post Happy National Kazoo Day from PBS...
Pancakes and maple syrup: a classic. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user jeffreyw) Between Grade A and B syrup, Grade B is the darker and bolder of the two. But to cut down on confusion in the grocery aisle, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will revise...
Pima County Public Library Nurse Daniel Lopez, left, talks with David Caldwell, right, at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library on Nov. 20, 2012. Lopez makes rounds at numerous County libraries checking blood pressure, providing health information and...
On Sunday, a pilot who ran out of fuel 235 miles off the coast of Maui ditched his plane in the Pacific Ocean by activating its ballistic recovery system. That’s a fancy term for an emergency parachute … for the whole plane. The sequence of...
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