Fatigue is starting to put safety at risk, pilots say

“Fatigue, both acute and cumulative, has become Southwest Airlines’ primary safety threat,” the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, or SWAPA, told airline executives in a letter this week. The causes, according to the pilots, include the chaos of cancellations caused by bad weather and the increase in demand for air travel testing the mettle of still-recovering … Read more

Highlights on David Beckham | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look into the life of retired professional footballer David Beckham. Date of Birth: May 2, 1975 Place of birth: London, England Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Dad: David Edward “Ted” Beckham, an appliance repairman Mother: Sandra (West) Beckham, a hairdresser Marriage: Victoria (Adams) Beckham (July 4, 1999–present) Children: Harper, Cruz, … Read more

Biden appoints new Fed banking regulator after Raskin pulls out

The announcement comes after Biden’s top candidate, Sarah Bloom Raskin, withdrew her nomination in March, following opposition in the Senate based on her stance on climate change and fears she could discourage banks from lending. to fossil fuel companies. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined Republicans in opposing her, torpedoing her nomination. In … Read more

Sinking of the Moskva: Ukrainian missile or accidental firing – what really happened to the Russian warship?

CNN — The Russian guided missile cruiser Moskva rests deep under the Black Sea this morning. Whether he is there as a victim of Ukrainian missiles, Russian incompetence, bad luck or some combination of the three is unclear. What is certain, however, is that the biggest warship loss in 40 years will raise troubling questions … Read more

The Russian Navy evacuates the flagship Moskva in the Black Sea. Ukraine claims to have been hit by a missile

CNN — One of the Russian Navy’s most important warships floats abandoned or at the bottom of the Black Sea, a blow for an army battling Ukrainian resistance 50 days after Vladimir Putin invaded its neighbor. Russian sailors evacuated the guided-missile cruiser Moskva, flagship of its Black Sea Fleet, after a fire blew up munitions … Read more

Opinion: A mass shooting on a train killed her husband and injured her son. NYC subway shooting brings back painful memories and a call to action

Editor’s note: Stephanie Griffith is an opinion writer at CNN.com. Read more opinion pieces on CNN. CNN — In 1993, a shooting on a moving Long Island Rail Road commuter train in suburban New York killed Carolyn McCarthy’s husband and seriously injured her son. The tragedy transformed McCarthy, a nurse, into a nationally recognized force … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond says consumer spending is slowing

The home goods chain said Wednesday that sales fell 22% in its fourth quarter ended March 31. Bed bath and beyond (BBBY) fell about 1% on Wednesday. The retailer blamed the decline on a set of challenges that dampened momentum at its stores, including products stuck in ports and continued supply chain blockages that created … Read more

Toyota finally has an EV and it’s okay

You might be surprised to learn that Toyota has not, until now, sold a widely available product, true electric vehicle in America. But they didn’t. Not really. Toyota, pioneer of hybrids with the Prius – whose name means “Go forward” in Latin – has no “forward” with electric vehicles. Tesla, Nissan, General Motors, Ford, Volkswagen, … Read more

Soaring food and fuel prices are destabilizing countries on the brink

Today, more than a decade after the Arab Spring, world food prices are soaring again. They had already reached their highest level on record earlier this year as the pandemic, bad weather and climate crisis upended agriculture and threatened the food security of millions of people. Then came Russia’s war in Ukraine, which made the … Read more