LEMOORE, Calif. — Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one pilot was immediately rescued, military officials said. A night search for the missing pilot was underway.
In other news, the U.S. Senate approved a $106 war funding bill, and a Pakistani intelligence official said a U.S. drone attack killed 13 people at a Taliban encampment. Continue reading
In Tuesday’s other news, Congress demanded that Northern Trust bank repay some of the funds it received in federal rescue money after organizing lavish events and the Senate confirmed Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary. Continue reading
To combat rising fuel prices and other economic woes, Delta and Northwest airlines have agreed to a merger that would create the planet’s biggest carrier, a move that could prompt similar proposals in the troubled industry. Continue reading