‘She has nerves of steel’: The story of the pilot who calmly landed the Southwest Airlines flight

The pilot’s voice was calm yet focused as her plane descended, telling air traffic control she had “149 souls” on board and was carrying 21,000 pounds — or about five hours’ worth — of fuel. “Southwest 1380, we’re single engine,” said Capt.

Ohio violated Planned Parenthood’s freedom of speech in effort to defund it, federal court rules

Ohio’s efforts to cut off Planned Parenthood from receiving funds for preventive health programs violate the organization’s First Amendment rights, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. On Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals ...

‘Puddy’ from ‘Seinfeld’ shows up at Devils playoff game — and yes, he painted his face

The nine-season run of “Seinfeld” was replete with classic moments, but one that has long stood out to NHL fans involved David Puddy, the beefy, laconic, occasional boyfriend of Elaine Benes. A fan of the Devils, Puddy surprised — and mortified ...

After calling Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist,’ a professor taunts critics: ‘I will never be fired’

In the hours after Barbara Bush died Tuesday, even those who didn’t share the former first lady’s political views expressed their condolences and recounted warm memories of the Bush family matriarch. Former president Bill Clinton, the man who ...