Mar 27, 2015

French investigators hunt black box from doomed jet

Dozens of specialized police and rescue workers kicked off a fourth day of recovery operations on Friday at the scene of the crashed Germanwings jet, hunting for its second black box. Officials are also combing the wreckage for body parts and DNA samples that ...

How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

Mar 26, 2015

How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

Cockpit voice recordings and, hopefully, flight data will provide the main clues to investigators trying to understand what caused Germanwings Flight 9525 to crash. But that is just the beginning. Drawing on decades of experience with crashes around the globe, French officials will analyze ...

Airbus A320 is an aviation workhorse

Mar 25, 2015

Airbus A320 is an aviation workhorse

The Airbus A320 is the workhorse of Europe’s aerospace industry, transporting more than a million people a day from business travelers to backpackers. The 150-seat medium-haul jet is one of the world’s most intensively used, together with its main rival, the Boeing 737. The ...

Argentine site may give up Nazi secrets

Mar 24, 2015

Argentine site may give up Nazi secrets

An Argentine archaeologist who discovered what he thinks was a hideout built for German Nazis to flee to after World War II said Monday more dark secrets may be buried there. Daniel Schavelzon grabbed headlines and revived uncomfortable memories for Argentina, a notorious refuge ...

Mar 17, 2015

Hamburg picked for 2024 Olympic bid

German Olympic officials selected Hamburg over Berlin on Monday to bid for the 2024 Olympics, adding a third international contender to what is shaping up as a high-profile field. The eight-member board of Germany’s national Olympic committee announced its recommendation after a day of ...