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10 years after fatal Comair crash, FAA still has pilots flying in the dark

A decade after the deadly crash of Comair Flight 5191 at Kentucky’s Blue Grass Airport, federal regulators have been slow to approve new technology that could help avoid similar crashes. While many general aviation and business aircraft are now equipped with advanced GPS-based navigation aids, such devices are virtually nonexistent in large commercial airliners.

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Life after the Olympics

Rio de Janeiro tries to readjust to normalcy after a hectic lead up to the Olympic games. Daily life has resumed, with all the pleasure and challenges it brings. A lot was put on hold, and the city still must host the Paralympic Games beginning on Sept. 7th​.

Politics

SC Dems want to ditch Jefferson, Jackson for inflicting 'historic pain'

S.C. Democrats are divided over a decision by their leaders to drop the party’s founders from the name of the Democrats’ annual fundraiser. Critics say the change is unnecessary and discounts the achievements of former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. Supporters say the S.C. Democratic Party must change with the times.

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Life after the Olympics

Rio de Janeiro tries to readjust to normalcy after a hectic lead up to the Olympic games. Daily life has resumed, with all the pleasure and challenges it brings. A lot was put on hold, and the city still must host the Paralympic Games beginning on Sept. 7th​.
Kevin G. Hall and Tong Wu / McClatchy
Life after the Olympics 1:08

Life after the Olympics

Petite piglet steals show at zoo 0:38

Petite piglet steals show at zoo

Myanmar earthquake damages ancient temples 0:53

Myanmar earthquake damages ancient temples

Quaint Cauley Square gets a facelift 2:05

Quaint Cauley Square gets a facelift

Flashback Miami

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is 1.5 million acres of preserved Florida wetlands closed off to development but open to curious visitors.