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April 6, 2015 10:12 PM Can Certain Foods Improve Eyesight?

One expert explains why kale is important to vision and how people really are what they eat Mom always said to eat those carrots—they’ll improve your eyesight. Some people attribute that old belief to World War II propaganda that claimed munching on carrots was the reason British pilots had perfect night vision (they were actually using radar). Is there 131 2

April 6, 2015 7:49 PM Lufthansa indicates not required to report Lubitz depression

Lufthansa indicated Monday that it was under no obligation to report to Germany's national aviation authority the fact that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz suffered from depression several years ago. Germany's Welt am Sonntag newspaper quoted the Federal Aviation Office as saying that it wasn't informed about Lubitz's previous depression before the March 76

April 6, 2015 7:18 PM Editorials from around Oregon

The Oregonian, April 1. Should Ken Kesey's "Sometimes a Great Notion" be Oregon state book? Maybe it's the way in which Ken Kesey's writing elevates Oregon's rivers and rain into primal characters that makes his 1964 novel "Sometimes a Great Notion" resonate with so many readers. Maybe it's the similarity Oregonians see between the fictional Stamper 31

April 6, 2015 6:13 PM Air India co-pilot beat up pilot in cockpit, airline sources say

Tension between an airline captain and his co-pilot in the cockpit of an Air India flight shortly before takeoff Sunday led to an argument that airline sources say ended with one man beating the other. The Airbus 320 was on the ground in Jaipur, India Sunday evening heading for Delhi when the commander asked his co-pilot to perform a routine task: writing 39

April 6, 2015 5:21 PM The Last Man on the Moon Documentary Tells Story of Gene Cernan

Real astronauts never say goodbye. At least, not the way you’d think they would before they take off on a mission that could very well kill them. They’re good at the quick wave, the hat tip, the catch-you-on-the-flip-side wink. But the real goodbye—the if I don’t come home here are all the things I always wanted to say to you sort of thing? Not a chance 42

April 6, 2015 5:21 PM Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

Two Air India pilots have been grounded by the airline after getting into an apparent physical altercation in the cockpit. "The commander told his co-pilot to take down critical take off figures for the flight. This involves writing critical facts like number of passengers on board, takeoff weight and fuel uptake on a small paper card [trim sheet] that is displayed 29

April 6, 2015 5:15 PM Lufthansa says not obligated to report crash pilot's medical record

FRANKFURT, April 6 (Reuters) - Lufthansa said on Monday it was not required to inform German aviation authorities about Andreas Lubitz's former depression because he qualified as a pilot before stricter reporting rules went into effect in 2013. Lubitz, a co-pilot at Lufthansa's budget division Germanwings, is believed to have deliberately crashed a plane 82

April 6, 2015 3:16 PM Former Israeli General Says Iran Deal‎ Isn't a Bad Agreement

In an interview with Al-Monitor, Israeli military leader claims that Israel should not panic when faced with the Iranian agreement. On the eve of the dramatic announcement about the framework agreement reached between six world powers and Iran, some elected and unelected officials in Jerusalem suggested that the name of the peaceful Swiss town of Lausanne 18

April 6, 2015 1:51 PM Reports: Air India grounds pilots after cockpit fight

Air India has grounded two of its pilots after they apparently got into a fight just before takeoff Sunday night on a flight from Jaipur to New Delhi. The extent of the altercation remained unclear Monday morning, but the confrontation was intense enough that the struggling Indian carrier moved to ground both the captain and co-pilot. Citing "numerous" 28

April 6, 2015 12:50 PM Ferguson rising: A critical vote for a city at a turning point

Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)The Rev. Tommie Pierson has a special message for his flock on Easter. It centers, of course, on Christ's resurrection, but it's also about the rising of a city that found itself drowning in despair, anger and frustration. "Ferguson, wake up," he roars from the pulpit at Greater St. Mark Family Church. "If it's business as usual 23