CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism.
Cpl. Daegan Page received the kind of welcome home no warrior’s family wants. But on Friday afternoon, thousands of Nebraskans and Iowans made Page’s mournful homecoming an occasion to remember.
Two letters to the Public Pulse point to recent events that made their writers thankful to live in Nebraska.
The remains of Cpl. Daegan Page are expected to arrive at Eppley Airfield at about 1:30 p.m. Friday and his family invites the public to line the streets to welcome him home.
It was not exactly manna from heaven, but dozens of Open Door Mission guests turned their faces skyward Sunday as a LifeNet Omaha helicopter filled with food donations landed on the shelter's campus.
The remains of Cpl. Daegan Page will be returned home Friday, Sept. 10. A funeral is planned a week later.
Sir Richard Branson has been temporarily banned from taking his Virgin Galactic rocket plane from going back into space while his July flight is investigated by the FAA.
Stephen Amell feels “deeply ashamed” of his behaviour which caused him to be kicked off a Delta Airlines flight back in June, when he got into a drunken argument with his wife.
Ida has finally weakened to a tropical storm 16 hours after blowing ashore; the latest from Afghanistan; Lake Tahoe threatened by wildfires. Get the morning's latest news.
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian continue to declare their love for each other after sharing a snap of them making out on a boat in Italy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished helping his fiancee earn her pilot's license on Saturday morning, and they were heading home to celebrate, when he received a frantic call from a woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother's home in Waverly, Tennessee, was underwater and he was trapped on a roof with his daughters. Could Boyers help?
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They made a perilous escape from Afghanistan on a crowded U.S. military transport plane and then a grueling 10-day journey via Qatar and Germany before reaching Virginia this week.
Movie star Tom Cruise was forced to land his helicopter in the garden of a Warwickshire family because the nearby airport was shut.
"Despite the challenging flight home, there were a few things I learned along the way that really helped create a (nearly) flawless flying experience for me and my baby."
An Omaha man's work for the U.S. military made his family targets of the Taliban. As of Thursday, his sisters had been in the airport for two days.
Scorching temperatures continued in Nebraska for a third consecutive day 38 years ago today, and authorities said the heat may have caused an Omaha man's death.
Travis Barker "seemed a little bit nervous" as he boarded a flight for the first time since surviving a 2008 plane crash.
Watch Afghans rush a departing U.S. military plane, making frantic attempts to scramble onto and then cling to the aircraft as it took off.
Travis Barker has boarded a plane for the first time since his horror plane crash in 2008, as he took a flight to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico with his girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian.
The 6,000-acre Hackberry Wildfire, which was started by lightning Aug. 5 in the Nebraska Panhandle, was about 95% contained.
The State Patrol has trained 19 crash investigators as certified drone pilots in areas across the state and has already used the drone technology to investigate several crash scenes.
An Omaha surgeon died Saturday when the small plane he was piloting crashed in a community outside of Minneapolis.