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Syrian helicopter crash-lands, leaving 2 crew members dead

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military helicopter crash-landed in a rugged mountainous area during a training mission in the country’s northwest on Thursday, leaving two of the five crew members dea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2022. There are 325 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Feb. ...

Vanessa Bryant to receive honor for her leadership in sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanessa Bryant will be recognized as one of the leading women in sports at an event during Super Bowl week. Bryant –- the widow of Kobe Bryant — will be honored a...

Artist hopes Bryant memorial can find permanent location

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Medina has had a couple of hectic days since photos of his sculpture of Kobe and Gianna “Gigi” Bryant went viral on social media. The Southern California artis...

Analysis: LeBron feels great, on pace to pass Kareem

When LeBron James gets his sixth point on Tuesday during the Los Angeles Lakers' game at Brooklyn, it'll put him up to 36,387 in his career. That'll be exactly 2,000 points shy of Ka...

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver a record 15 times. He didn’t forget “Junior Nation” on his way into the Hall of Fame. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2022. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. ...

Pilot, passenger presumed dead in Louisiana helicopter crash

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A pilot and passenger are presumed dead after the crash Friday of a helicopter in a south Louisiana marsh, a local government official said. The sheriff's offic...

Bad weather caused crash that killed India's military chief

NEW DELHI (AP) — An air force helicopter crash that killed India's military chief and 13 other people was caused by an unexpected change in weather that disoriented the pilot, a military court said in...

Caller at helicopter crash site told 911 pilot wasn't alert

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A man at the scene of a medical helicopter crash outside Philadelphia this week told a dispatcher he was most concerned about the infant girl who survived, but that the pilot w...

Bid fails to dismiss Kobe Bryant crash photos lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for Los Angeles County have failed to persuade a federal judge to end Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit over gruesome photos of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bry...

How India is ramping up efforts to bolster military capability

On December 24, an MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in the western state of Rajasthan during a training exercise, leaving one pilot dead. The incident was the latest in a series of ...

Madagascar's police chief swims to shore after copter crash

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar's police minister and an air force mechanic succeeded in swimming for 12 hours to safety after their helicopter crashed in the Indian Ocean. ...

India's military chief, 12 others killed in helicopter crash

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s military chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, and 12 others were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash in southern Tamil Nadu state, the air force said. It said in a tw...

Indian air force says country’s military chief has been killed in helicopter crash

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force says country’s military chief has been killed in helicopter crash.