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Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines.

July 18, 2014 9:36 am
Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

A closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on  Thursday. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsib…

July 18, 2014 9:36 am
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin carries scientific experiments to a deployment site south of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. One experiment involved the inner composition of the moon, and another tried to determine the exact …

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, a footprint left by one of the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission shows in the soft, powder surface of the moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after blastoff from Cape Kenne…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - This July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA shows Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface. Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This fr…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Riders go down the world's tallest waterslide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open May 23. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

FILE - This Nov. 2013 file photo shows Schlitterbahn's new Verrückt speed slide/water coaster in Kansas City, Kan. After three delays, the water slide - the world's tallest - is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, June 10, 2014. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Jill Toyoshiba, File)

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, riders go down the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open M…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Ride designer Jeff Henry looks over his creation, the world's tallest waterslide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open May 23. …

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Ride designer Jeff Henry, left, watches as people ride his creation - the world's tallest waterslide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being sla…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially bein…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

In this photo taken with the fisheye lens, riders go down the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially bein…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Riders are propelled by jets of water as the go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, riders go down the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open M…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

Heart pounds, eyes close on the tallest waterslide

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, riders go down the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open M…

July 10, 2014 2:35 am
American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

Revelers run in front of a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the…

July 09, 2014 3:11 pm
American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

A reveler runs in front of a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of t…

July 09, 2014 3:11 pm
American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

CORRECTS AGE - U.S. runner Bill Hillmann, 32, from Chicago is carried on a stretcher after being gored on his right leg by a Victoriano del Rio ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A journalist and author…

July 09, 2014 3:11 pm
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