Why FAA and NTSB are not caving to political and public pressure

Why FAA and NTSB are not caving to political and public pressure

03/13 04:26 Anonymous 0

It seems that the United States and Canada are the only nations not yielding to unfounded political pressure and public fear regarding one of the most reliable commercial airplanes in my lifetime.Yet, both agencies are sticking to their time-tested processes and sterling reputations by not caving to political and public pressure.

Catholic Church cleric George Pell gets six years in child sex case

Catholic Church cleric George Pell gets six years in child sex case

03/13 04:24 Anonymous 0

Upon becoming Archbishop of Melbourne in the late 1990s, Pell set up the "Melbourne Response" diocesan protocol to investigate and deal with complaints of child sexual abuse.Opinion: The Catholic Church should focus on the victims; not the abusers: Readers sound off



Related: The Catholic Church is worried about its future.

California governor to freeze death penalty, calls it 'immoral'

California governor to freeze death penalty, calls it 'immoral'

03/13 04:23 Anonymous 0

Gavin Newsom plans to announce Wednesday an executive order that immediately establishes a moratorium on killing convicts on death row, USA TODAY learned Tuesday night.“The intentional killing of another person is wrong,” Newsom, 51, is slated to say during the signing of the executive order.

FAA is a conspicuous outlier on the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliners

FAA is a conspicuous outlier on the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliners

03/13 04:21 Anonymous 0

But the eerie similarities — both involved  Boeing's new 737 Max 8 jetliners plunging to the ground shortly after takeoff — suggest the prudent course is to ground the 737 Max fleet until more is known.FORMER FAA OFFICIAL: Why FAA and NTSB are not caving



The automated system implicated in the Lion Air tragedy was created to counter changes in the 737 Max design.

Why are they under arrest

Why are they under arrest

03/12 20:54 Anonymous 0

I don’t care about honest services," Cohen told USA TODAY.“So you’ve got possible jail time and there will probably be more than one count in respect to each individual," Cohen added.

Marie Kondo's tidying up method won't bring me joy

Marie Kondo's tidying up method won't bring me joy

03/11 08:14 Anonymous 0

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Published 3:17 PM EDT Mar 10, 2019






Recently, more than one well-meaning friend has politely touted their newfound obsession with Marie Kondo, the Japanese home-organizing and clutter-clearing phenomenon.You can't live every day like it is your last, but you can live every day with kindness



Thank you for your Kondo-cern, but I politely decline.

Georgetown student among 157 victims

Georgetown student among 157 victims

03/11 08:14 Anonymous 0

The 4-month-old Boeing 737-8 MAX plane leaving Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, Kenya, carried 149 passengers and eight crew members.Some of the victims:



Cedric Asiavugwa, Georgetown Law student



A third-year law student at Georgetown, Asiavugwa was heading to Nairobi after his fiance's mother died, the university said in a statement.

succulents, snake plants, bamboo, and more

succulents, snake plants, bamboo, and more

03/11 08:14 Anonymous 0

Lucky bamboo that would grow to large heights



























































Traditional bamboo can grow up to 3 feet a day, but lucky bamboo isn’t technically bamboo at all, and the good news is that this means it is much more manageable.A fast-growing spider plant



























































Spider plants grow quickly and easily (up to 2 feet wide and 3 feet tall!