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Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missingA boat carrying passengers across a river has capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019 photo, Ron Johnson, NASA's project manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management, points to an image detailing airspace elevations in downtown Reno. Nev., where NASA conducted the first drone tests of their kind in an urban setting. A series of simulations are testing the emerging technology that someday will be used to manage travel of hundreds of thousands of commercial, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) delivering packages.  (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in citiesNASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILe - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash. Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday, May 23, to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737 Max's returnAfter an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Amazon Offers Gift Cards in Exchange for Body ScansAmazon is enlisting participants for an image study in New York. In exchange for undergoing a 30-minute digital 3D scan of their bodies, Mashable reports, volunteers receive a $25 gift card. Photos, 3D scans, photos, and videos of study participants, both clothed and in "form-fitting" swimwear, are taken, per the...
Newser8 hours ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Shares of electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc. fell at the opening bell Thursday, May 23 but recovered into positive territory after an analyst predicted falling demand but Musk told employees that orders are up. The gyrations within an hour of when the markets opened were indicators of a volatile day for the shares, which have shed about 40 percent of their value this year and are trading at the lowest levels since late 2016.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Tesla shares bounce on leaked memo about rising salesShares of Tesla, suffering one of the worst stretches in company history, are rebounding after leaked memo reveals rising sales
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Utah climber dies after climbing up Everest in 7 summit bidRelatives of a Utah climber say he died on Mount Everest while fulfilling his challenge to climb the highest mountains on the planet's seven continents
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Police ID pedestrian killed after being hit by Amtrak trainA Vermont police department says a 56-year-old man was killed when he tripped and fell trying to cross railroad tracks in front of an oncoming Amtrak passenger train in Northfield
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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