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Spider causes man to trash flat, scream death threats -- police called

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Come on mate, what have you done to her?"<p>Police were questioning a "flushed" and "out of breath" man who had answered the door to a flat in Wollstonecraft, a small harborside suburb of Sydney, Australia.<p>The booming sounds of a man shouting "I'm going to kill you" and a "woman screaming …

More than 20 aircraft struck by lasers Wednesday night

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 20 aircraft were struck by lasers from the ground Wednesday night, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.<p>Strikes were reported in 10 states as well as in Puerto Rico, the FAA said. Aircraft flying over major cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Dallas were among …

FAA: Planes and helicopters involved in laser attacks - CNN Video

The FAA confirms that three commercial planes in Dallas and two news helicopters in New York were hit with lasers while in flight.

Small plane crashes in Akron, Ohio; all on board reported killed

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small jet plane crashed Tuesday into a residential building while approaching an airport in Akron, Ohio, killing everyone on board, authorities said.<p>"It's unknown how many are in the plane at this time. We do know there are deaths in the plane, but we don't know how many or who the …

NASA releases breathtaking ultra-HD video of the sun

Watch this stunning 4K footage of the Sun, and find out what you didn't know about the star at the center of the Solar System.

4K Ultra HD

New model Air Force One will fend off heat-seeking missiles and refuel mid-air

The current presidential jets will replaced by a heavily modified Boeing 747-8 with a longer fuselage, greater wing span, new engines and avionics<p>US officials are poised to sign off on a new Air Force One jet design, with the ability to refuel mid-flight and deflect heat-seeking missiles.<p>The …

NASA to reveal 'Mars mystery solved'

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA is tantalizing the world with big Mars news.<p>It says a mystery enshrouding the Red Planet has been solved.<p>The space agency is scheduled to announce a "major science finding" on Monday.<p>A special news conference is slated for 11:30 a.m. ET, and will be broadcast live on NASA Television as …

Mars Rover

Pilot makes scary sideways landing

An Airbus A380 pilot fought strong crosswinds and made an incredible landing at Dusseldorf airport.

Turner Broadcasting

The Dark Side of Photography: When Getting the ‘Best’ Shot is Just Plain Wrong

I firmly believe that photography is a powerful force for good in this world.<p>As reportage, it opens our eyes to tragedies we might otherwise ignore; …

Pilot diverts airplane to save dog | CNN Travel


Confessions of a new flight attendant

After working for a major US airline for the past 16 years, I know this all too well. And perhaps my favourite thing about welcoming new colleagues …

U.S. Air Force eyes upgrades, service-life extension for Boeing F-15s

General Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, said recent stress tests of the F-15C had revealed longer-term structural issues, and the airplanes might eventually need new wings and longerons.<p>He said the test results were still being evaluated, and the service life extension program, or …

Google's 'Self-Driving Toaster' Finally Rattles Automakers

Before Google introduced the prototype of its autonomous car -- aka the "self-driving toaster" -- to the public last year, the search-engine giant …

Car Tech

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

27 Totally Hilarious Family Photos


9/11 anniversary: America remembers lives lost on one of its darkest days

<b>(CNN) —</b> With his head bowed during a moment of silence outside the White House, President Barack Obama set the tone Friday for a nation marking a dark day with solemn ceremonies.<p>Fourteen years ago Friday, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and smashed two into New York's World Trade Center.<p>A …


Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

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You won't believe what this rabbit does next - CNN Video

Jackrabbit's wonderful leap wows crowd. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a hare in the zone ... the end zone.

British Airways plane catches fire at Las Vegas airport; 13 injured

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> A British Airways flight caught fire on the runway at the Las Vegas airport Tuesday, sending 13 people to local hospitals for treatment.<p>A majority of the injuries came as passengers slid down the inflatable chutes to evacuate the Boeing 777, Clark County Fire Department Deputy …

How I Shot a Plane Flying Through the Supermoon

So an image of mine (@lightbrekkie) appears to be doing the rounds lately on Instagram and you may have seen it.<p>One of those normal days started with …

Landscape Photography

777x: World's biggest twin-engine jetliner | CNN Travel


Was it a Drone? Mystery Plane Collision Causes Concern, Skepticism

The proliferation of quadcopter use has long come with concerns about errant UAVs colliding with flying airplanes, and over the past few months near-miss accounts of this type of incident have started to become more commonplace. The latest of these reports, filed just a few days ago, offers just as …

Scoot - First Airline To Operate an All Dreamliner Fleet

Scoot’s seventh Dreamliner Lickity Split<p>Scoot is now the world’s first airline to operate an all-Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet with its seventh 787 …

‘Every passenger ... read this’

THIS hostie is fed up with how far some passengers will go in order to shame her colleagues. Now, she’s calling for change in this letter.

Shoreham Air Show plane crash: Final victim named as inquest into deaths of 11 men opens

Graham Mallinson named as 11th person killed in air show disaster after minute's silence held at opening of inquest into victims of crash on A27<p>The final victim of the Shoreham air disaster has been named as pensioner Graham Mallinson as the inquest into the deaths of the 11 people killed was …

These tech-savvy military dogs will kill you with cuteness (pictures)