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What I Would Have Done If There Had Been No River, From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

What would have happened if there was no river nearby when Flight 1549 was going down? When he joined me on Mondays With Marlo, Captain Sully Sullenbe...

Captain Sully Sullenberger With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I was thrilled to have Captain Sully Sullenberger on Mondays With Marlo. Captain Sully is a true American hero -- he's the brave pilot who ...

Bird Strike Data Released By FAA

AP | MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Airplane collisions with birds or other animals have destroyed 28 aircraft since 2000, with New York's Kennedy airport and Sacramen...

The Difference Between First Class And Coach

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When a US Airways jetliner crashed into the Hudson River last month, everyone survived. More than 150 passengers and crew members got into boats befor...

What's Good for the Goose

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

Killing geese through methods such as round-ups, gassing, and asphyxiation is not only inhumane, but also ineffective at solving local conflicts.

The Survivor's Club

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

Whether it is an illness, foreclosure, or a messy divorce, there are many difficult life challenges that all of us and our loved ones will one day have to face.

Why Old Media Can't Deny New Media

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

Twitter is a subset of new media. Your evening news and morning papers aren't quite there, lacking internet technologies, commenting, and synchronous interactivity.

Didn't He See it?

Barbara Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Gordon

In Bush's farewell address, there was no mention of the heroic efforts of the Hudson River plane crash, and yet speech after speech, he has extolled the exceptional resilience of the American spirit.

US Airways Plane Crash Video: New Surveillance Camera Footage Of Flight 1549

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Following on the Coast Guard's release last weekend of video footage capturing the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, CBS News has n...

A New Era of Responsibility

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

A hearty congratulations to America. After a dark stretch of wandering into the dark heart of GOP error, we have a leader worthy of our highest post. Now for the hard part.

Reflections on Reconciliation: Paradox of Excess & Deprivation

Terry Leach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Terry Leach

I wonder if Captain "Sully" Sullenberger's colleagues' pensions are secure. Somehow, I doubt it. Although airlines were the companies we used to loved to hate, airline employees are part of the family, too.

Hudson Crash Required Journalists to Collaborate

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The photographs taken at the site of the Hudson crash may be the best proof yet that citizen journalism is not only essential, but is here to stay.

Madoff and "Sully" Sullenberger: Paradoxical Symbols of the Past and the Future

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The saga of Flight 1549 is one crisis-plagued year ending an era of unprecedented corruption with Bush and Madoff leading the way, while a new year begins with hope ushered in by Sully and Obama.

US Airways Plane Crash Video Released By Coast Guard (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The United States Coast Guard has released absolutely stunning video footage captured by surveillance cameras of the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 i...

They're Just Not That Into You, George

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

Your stubborn and arrogant pursuit of some grand new American empire has gained us not the admiration of the world but more enemies aflame with hatred and mistrust of us than we ever imagined.

The Miracle as a Metaphor: What We Can Really Learn From Flight 1549

Lynda Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynda Resnick

Times are tough. Our economy has taken a triple bird strike and we've lost all engines and a wing. We are engaged in two wars, our unemployment rate is ratcheting up... but we can land this plane.

The Geese Fight Back

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Marshall

We geese have taken about all the crap we're going to take. To avoid problems in the future, we suggest better communication between the FAA and the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Chesley B. Sully Sullenberger Praised By Obama

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama is joining those heaping praise on the pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, the craft that landed in New Y...

Danziger Cartoons: Hudson River Crash

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Obama and Sully: A New Age of American Competence?

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

It's been a dark eight years, and I'm ready for some hope. Today, Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger and Barack Obama are the delivery men.

US Airways Plane Crashes In Hudson River (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Editors | Posted 09.14.2013 | New York

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Hudson River Plane Crash: Video Of Other Plane Crashes, Photos, Map

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A US Airways jetliner crashed into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon after a flock of birds apparently disabled both its engines. Rescuers pulled...

The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

How can you survive a plane crash? After going through the FAA's plane crash survival school in Oklahoma City and interviewing many experts and survivors of plane crashes, here are four key tips.

US Airways Jet Floats Down the Hudson

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tepper Marlin

The plane that left from LaGuardia and only got as far as the Hudson at 50th Street was towed past my window just now.

Fear of Flying (There's a Plane in the River Under My Window)

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Daou

There's a plane in the river under my window. I live in lower Manhattan and if I thought I'd escaped the craziness of Beirut, this neighborhood has proven to be equally prone to life's darkest surprises.