Posted 11:16 AM 12/13/2013 by CNN
WASHINGTON D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to consider lifting its ban on in-flight cell phone use.
On the same day, the federal Department of Transportation and three members of Congress took steps to block those calls.
Secretary of (More)
Posted 3:50 PM 12/11/2013
WASHINGTON D.C. - The first officer aboard Asiana Flight 214 told investigators that he called out the plane's excessive sink rate -- its rate of descent -- "more than four times" in the two minutes before the plane crashed, according to information released by the National (More)
Posted 4:25 PM 12/10/2013 by CNN
Washington D.C. - Negotiators have reached a bipartisan deal on a new federal budget plan that would set spending levels and eliminate arbitrary forced spending cuts scheduled to hit early next year, multiple sources said on Tuesday.
Both the House and Senate must still (More)
Posted 6:56 PM 12/9/2013 by CNN
(CNN) -- George Zimmerman's girlfriend is asking a judge to lift an order that blocks her from seeing him and says she wants charges against him dropped.In a court document obtained by CNN Monday, Samantha Scheibe says she wants a no-contact provision against Zimmerman lifted so the (More)
Posted 9:27 PM 12/8/2013 by CNN
Eleven pilot whales were found dead Sunday in the lower Florida Keys, doubling the number of dead whales found in the past week.Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration believe the 11 whales were part of an pod of 51 whales stranded on the edge of Everglades (More)
Posted 9:36 AM 12/7/2013 by CNN wire
Japan's early morning assault on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, lasted less than two hours, but it took an incredible toll: four battleships sunk, 188 aircraft destroyed, 2,403 Americans killed. For its part, Japan lost 64 men and 29 planes.
Here, on the anniversary of the infamous attack (More)