Pentagon gets a fix for F-35 bug in $400,000 pilot helmets

World Nov 11, 2019

Pentagon gets a fix for F-35 bug in $400,000 pilot helmets

The U.S. military may have finally found a way to fix a glitch with the world's most high-tech helmet used by pilots flying the most expensive fighter jet in history. A bug in the $400,000 helmet display screen used by F-35 aviators caused a green ...

Spilled oil reaches whale sanctuary off Brazil

World Nov 3, 2019

Spilled oil reaches whale sanctuary off Brazil

Fragments of oil from spills plaguing Brazil's coast for three month have reached a humpback whale sanctuary, the navy reported Saturday. The area around the small Abrolhos archipelago off the coast of northeast Bahia state has some of Brazil's richest biodiversity. The oil was being recovered ...

Thai cave where boys were rescued reopens for tourism

Asia Pacific Nov 2, 2019

Thai cave where boys were rescued reopens for tourism

Thailand has reopened the cave where 12 young soccer players and their coach were trapped last year in a saga that captivated the world. The Tham Luang cave had been closed to visitors since the Wild Boars team was rescued alive after nearly three weeks ...

Brazil says Greek-flagged tanker is top suspect in oil spills

World Nov 2, 2019

Brazil says Greek-flagged tanker is top suspect in oil spills

A Greek-flagged tanker is the main suspect in oil spills that have been appearing along the coast of Brazil for two months, the defense ministry said Friday, finally lifting some of the suspense over this "environmental catastrophe." The oil began appearing in early September and ...