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Pilot use of automation eyed in air crashes

12/02/2013 12:38pm
Pilots are becoming so reliant on computer systems that do most of the flying in today's airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they're sometimes unprepared to take control, according to aviation safety experts and government and industry studies.

For critics of Common Core, educational folly

12/02/2013 1:27pm
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.