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Pilot donates kidney to flight attendant
Five months after a kidney transplant, donor and recipient are back at work 30,000 feet up and are on cloud nine.
Preparation and anticipation for total solar eclipse builds across the country
People across the country are prepping for the highly anticipated eclipse that will see the moon pass completely in front of the sun, casting a shadow nearly 70 miles wide across 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina.
Flight attendant and pilot back to work after kidney transplant
Nearly five months after a kidney transplant, both donor and recipient -- an Alaska Airlines pilot and flight attendant -- are back to work at 30,000 feet up, and flying on cloud nine. In March, Captain Jodi Harskamp underwent surgery to transplant one of her healthy kidneys to flight attendant
Check out ESPN's 2017 ranking of the top 100 most famous athletes on the planet
Our Second Annual Ranking of the Biggest Names in Sports View the List Fame 100 05/30/2017 Who are the most famous athletes on the planet? Ben Alamar, ESPN's director of analytics, devised a formula that combines endorsements with social media following and internet search popularity to create the
Officer Betty Shelby on trial in Tulsa, Oklahoma
To the police officer on trial in Tulsa officer Betty shall be charged with manslaughter prosecutors say she reacted unreasonably. When she opened fire during a traffic incident. Killing Terrence clincher unarmed black man who earlier was seen with his hands in the air Shelby says she peered archer
US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska
American planes intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers accompanied by two SU-35 fighters that flew close to the Alaska coast Tuesday night, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). A U.S. official said the Russian aircraft had flown within 50 nautical miles of the Alaska
United CEO Oscar Munoz promises DC lawmakers, 'We will do better'
United CEO Oscar Munoz appeared at a Capitol Hill hearing this morning, telling the House Transportation Committee that his airline “will do better” as federal lawmakers examine recent dust-ups between U.S. airlines and their customers. Apologizing for last month’s incident that left a passenger
What you need to know about flying with pets in the cargo hold
The death of giant rabbit after a United flight from London to Chicago has shined a spotlight on the safety of pets flying in cargo holds. Traveling with pets often proves to be a challenging and stressful experience for both humans and their companions. A number of U.S. airlines -- including
Best and worst airlines
"The Points Guy" Brian Kelly analyzes the best and worst airlines as Americans take to the skies in record numbers.
Flight attendant finds a lifesaving donor 30,000 feet in the air
After a 15-year fight of kidney disease and being on dialysis, a flight attendant's captain becomes her kidney donor.