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April 14, 2015 3:41 PM What It's Like to Be Trapped in a Cargo Hold

The baggage handler who reportedly fell asleep in the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines flight could have inadvertently taken a nap while waiting to load more luggage, according to one former pilot. "This had to be while the loading had started," said ABC News aviation consultant John Nance. "Maybe they stopped and were waiting for another load of bags." Nance 23

April 14, 2015 3:35 PM Koalas enjoy first class amenities on Qantas jet

Qantas Airways is flying koalas Paddle, Pellita, Chan and Idalia to Singapore, where they will be on loan for six months. The koalas, named Paddle, Pellita, Chan and Idalia, hopped a Qantas flight from Brisbane to Singapore, where they will spend six months on loan, and the airline shared pictures of the animals being pampered with fresh gum leaves and offers 13

April 14, 2015 3:16 PM Napping worker trapped in cargo hold bangs for help as Seattle flight departs, quickly returns

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle airport worker started his shift early and ended it with a nap in the wrong place — the cargo hold of a plane taking off for Los Angeles. When he realized what was happening, he banged on the aircraft for help, a sound the pilots and first-class passengers on the Alaska Airlines flight fortunately heard. The plane had just left Monday 14

April 14, 2015 2:34 PM Biden warns Hillary: ‘I haven’t made up my mind’

BIDEN WARNS HILLARY: ‘I HAVEN’T MADE UP MY MIND’ Detroit News: “Vice President Joe Biden said he had not made a decision on whether he will run for president… Biden made the statement in a roundtable discussion with reporters at the White House Monday including The Detroit News a day after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced her run for the Democratic 113

April 14, 2015 12:48 PM Why today's SpaceX's rocket landing attempt could change space travel

SpaceX is trying once again to land a used-up rocket on a floating barge in the ocean. After nearby thunderstorms delayed a planned Monday launch, the company will launch an uncrewed Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, in Florida, at 4:10 pm ET on Tuesday in order to carry supplies up to the International Space Station. After the launch, engineers will try to land stage 27

April 14, 2015 12:30 PM Nightmare: Alaska Airlines Flight Turns Around After Napping Worker Trapped in Cargo Hold

An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Seattle on Monday afternoon after the pilot heard banging from within the aircraft, which officials said came from a ramp worker who had fallen asleep in the cargo hold. Alaska Airlines Flight 448, bound for Los Angeles, was in the air 14 minutes before turning around, according to a brief statement 16

April 14, 2015 12:19 PM Iran puts forward Yemen peace plan as Houthis suffer battlefield setbacks

ADEN (Reuters) - Iran proposed a peace plan for Yemen on Tuesday and called for an end to Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels allied to Tehran, but the move was likely to draw a cool response from Riyadh. On the battlefront, militiamen loyal to deposed President President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said they had pushed back Houthi fighters at several 21

April 14, 2015 12:11 PM NASA Astronauts Use GoPro Hero to Film Outer Space; Watch Stunning SpaceWalk Video

NASA astronauts used a GoPro camera to show what it's like to work outside the International Space Station(ISS), and the film they captured is stunning. NASA astronauts used a GoPro camera to show what it's like to work outside the International Space Station(ISS), and the film they captured is stunning. Two NASA astronauts, Barry "Butch" Wilmore and Terry 34

April 14, 2015 11:48 AM The rocket built to take down Elon Musk

The battle of the budget space rockets is underway! This week, Elon Musk's SpaceX once again tried to recycle its rocket boosters used to launch satellites, cargo and astronauts by landing the boosters on a barge after they detach from the rocket. Meanwhile, Boeing (BA) and Lockheed Martin (LMT) on Monday unveiled what they think will be a better -- and cheaper 85

April 14, 2015 11:32 AM KNOW IT ALL: Tuesday's Top 7 Stories at NBC News

1. Deputy who used gun instead of Taser charged with manslaughter Robert Charles Bates, the Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy who was captured on video shooting an unarmed black man, was charged Monday with second-degree murder. Bates, 73, an insurance agent who had served as a reserve deputy since 2008, thought he was using a Taser on Eric Harris during 15