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March 26, 2015 5:57 PM And the world's busiest airport is ...

(CNN)The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world. With more than 86 million passengers last year, Beijing Capital International Airport remained in second place and continued to close the gap just a bit more with Atlanta, according to the worldwide association 19

March 26, 2015 5:48 PM Norwegian Air Will Adopt New Cockpit Rules

In light of this week's horrific Germanwings crash, Norwegian Air is taking steps to adopt new cockpit rules. The airline will instruct all flights to have at least two crew members in the cockpit "as soon as possible," the company said in a press release. Airline spokeswoman Charlotte Holmbergh-Jacobsson told the Associated Press that the new rule, which 13

March 26, 2015 5:39 PM Nigeria's military pushes extremists ahead of elections

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Beefed up by new weapons from China, Russia and the Czech Republic, and strengthened by training from foreign advisers, Nigeria's military is forcing Boko Haram extremists from a string of northeastern towns as the country's prepares for elections the insurgents are threatening to disrupt. The military offensive caused a six-week 21

March 26, 2015 5:39 PM Nigerian military, with new weapons, attacks Boko Haram ahead of elections

Electoral officials wait for the distribution of presidential election ballot papers and other electoral material at the election commission office in Yaba, neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, March. 26, 2015. Nigeria goes to the polls Saturday to elect a new President. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) (The Associated Press) Nigerian police officers guards 41

March 26, 2015 4:24 PM U.S. FCC plans contract switch from Neustar to Ericsson unit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to drop Neustar Inc in favor of Ericsson subsidiary Telcordia Technologies as a contractor that helps telephone carriers route calls and text messages. The exclusive government contract, which expires on June 30, accounts for about half of Neustar's revenue 15

March 26, 2015 3:59 PM Saudi Arabia, allies open air campaign against Yemen rebels

SANAA, Yemen – Saudi Arabia bombed key military installations in Yemen on Thursday, leading a regional coalition in a campaign against Shiite rebels who have taken over much of the country and drove out the president. The dramatic military assault turns impoverished, fragmented Yemen into a new front in the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Egyptian 57

March 26, 2015 3:30 PM 'Deliberate crash' a huge blow to Lufthansa

French prosecutors said Thursday that the co-pilot locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Airbus A320 into the French Alps Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board. "We at Lufthansa are speechless that this aircraft has been deliberately crashed by the co-pilot," Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr told reporters. The revelations about the likely 13

March 26, 2015 3:28 PM Japan unveils Izumo, its largest warship since World War II

(CNN)Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II. The warship was unveiled at a ceremony at the Yokusuka naval base near Yokohama, also home to the U.S Navy's Seventh Fleet. The Izumo has a crew of 470, and with a standard displacement of 19,500 tones 23

March 26, 2015 2:22 PM HTC One M9 goes on sale March 27

HTC today announced that its latest flagship, One M9, will be available in the US starting March 27. The smartphone will first go on sale online (as early as midnight), only hitting brick and mortar stores next month, on April 10. One M9 faces stiff competition from Samsung's Galaxy S6. Coincidentally or not, that goes up for pre-order in the US starting 13

March 26, 2015 2:05 PM Singles pay more for car insurance

A single 20-year-old pays 21% more than a married 20-year-old for the same policy, a new study from InsuranceQuotes.com found. To an insurer, it comes down to statistics -- and singles get into more accidents. Married drivers might be more cautious since they're more likely to have kids, said Laura Adams, an analyst an InsuranceQuotes.com. Drivers in their 23