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If Trump Is Traveling And A Pilot Strays, Fighter Jets Will Follow

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 4:05am

Traveling U.S. presidents get a flight restriction with a radius that spans 30 nautical miles. When pilots fly inside that airspace, they risk being intercepted by the Air Force.

(Image credit: Master Sergeant Mark W. Fortin/U.S. Air Force)

Amber Coffman Shares Buoyant New Pop Song From Upcoming Solo Debut

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:00pm

The former Dirty Projectors singer's latest single is "No Coffee," a relatively buoyant pop rumination on anxieties over lost love.

(Image credit: Chris Sottile/Courtesy of the artist)

Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn Seeks Immunity Before Testifying On Russia Contacts

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 9:19pm

Senate and House panels are investigating Russian interference in the 2016 elections, and Flynn's lawyer says his client "certainly has a story to tell" in a "politicized witch hunt environment."

(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

Distraction, On Street And Sidewalk, Helps Cause Record Pedestrian Deaths

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 9:02pm

The number of pedestrians killed in traffic jumped 11 percent in 2016, the highest year-over-year increase — in terms of percentage and total number of fatalities — since data has been collected.

(Image credit: Bebeto Matthews/AP)




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