1:23 p.m. May 6, 2021
U.S. and allies feel pressure as China works to make friends in AfricaThe top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of the Pacific but from the Atlantic as well.
5:27 a.m. May 3, 2021
Flood of Liquidity Is Sweetening Retirement for Stock Owners and Home Sellers
Payments from Uncle Sam fueled a 21.1% jump in personal income in March, adding to the asset boom aided by low interest rates.
9:35 p.m. April 29, 2021
Stampede at Israeli festival leaves 44 dead, more than 100 injuredA stampede broke out early Friday at a Jewish religious festival attended by tens of thousands of people in northern Israel, killing 44 people and leaving some 150 hospitalized, medical officials said.
8:16 a.m. April 20, 2021
Satellite images reveal new details of Russia military buildup near Ukraine frontierRussia has moved warplanes to Crimea and bases near Ukraine to an extent greater than has previously been disclosed
5:34 a.m. April 20, 2021
Lockheed Produced a Strong Quarter. Why the Stock Is Doing Nothing.
Defense giant Lockheed Martin produced another strong quarter. The stock isn't doing much on the good news though. Investors are used to solid results.
3:22 a.m. April 19, 2021
NASA's Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planetCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the thin air Monday, achieving the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.
3:11 p.m. April 18, 2021
Manhunt for suspect who killed 3 in Austin shootingA manhunt was underway Sunday for a former sheriff's deputy wanted in the fatal shooting of three people in Austin, Texas, as an official said it wasn't known if the suspect was still in the city.
9:15 a.m. April 16, 2021
Coast Guard divers search for 12 missing in capsized ship off Louisiana coastDivers searching for oil industry workers on a capsized lift boat prepared to enter the vessel Friday, a rescue effort complicated by daunting technical challenges and continued bad weather.
5:53 a.m. April 12, 2021
Detailed new Pentagon accounting of Capitol riot reflects pleas for assistance and order, Trump reluctance to act'Clear the Capitol,' said Mike Pence. 'We need help,' pleaded Chuck Schumer. Order would not be restored for hours.
4:05 p.m. March 29, 2021
Czech billionaire among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crashA helicopter carrying guides and guests on a heli-skiing excursion north of Anchorage slammed into a mountain and then rolled downhill hundreds of feet, killing the pilot and four of the five passengers, officials said Monday.
3:53 p.m. March 25, 2021
Suez backlog grows; global disruptions expectedThe Suez Canal remained shut Thursday as Egyptian authorities worked to clear a ship blocking the critical waterway and shipping experts warned a resumption of traffic through the channel could still be days, if not weeks, away.
7:29 p.m. March 22, 2021
10 killed in shooting at Colorado supermarketA shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people Monday, including a police officer, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said.
4:30 a.m. March 15, 2021
How Boeing’s Problems Play Out, and Five Stocks for an Aerospace Recovery
Veteran aerospace analyst Richard Aboulafia sat down with Barron’s to talk about the issues at Boeing, why it’s not a lost cause, and the outlook for the industry.
9:20 a.m. March 11, 2021
- By Lina Saigol
U.S. transport giant CHC Group to buy Babcock’s helicopter businessFTSE 250-listed Babcock’s oil and gas division operates a fleet of 30 helicopters.
4:47 p.m. March 10, 2021
GE Stock Is Down for Four Reasons, None of Them Good
General Electric stock is falling after the company gave more financial guidance for 2021, and sold its jet-leasing business to AerCap. Here's why.
4:53 p.m. March 3, 2021
'Unusual' restrictions placed on National Guard before Capitol riot, general saysDefense Department leaders placed unusual restrictions on the National Guard for the day of the Capitol riot and delayed sending help for hours despite an urgent plea from police for reinforcement, according to testimony Wednesday that added to the finger-pointing about the government response.
3:53 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021
Futuristic: A SPAC Fuels the Takeoff of Electric Air Taxis
Here comes flying cars. The air-taxi start-up, Joby Aviation, is merging with a SPAC, which will fund its development. Next stop: air-taxi services around the world,
2:30 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021
Flying Cars, of a Sort, Are Coming. There Are Two Stocks for That.
Joby Aviation is building an urban air-mobility business---a sort of Tesla plus Uber, in the skies---that is merging with a SPAC sponsored by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman.
6:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021
Elon Musk's carbon footprint looks modest by billionaire standards --- but then he doesn't own a yachtThe "winner" is Roman Abramovich, and Bill Gates is middle of the pack.
8:46 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021
U.N. Panel of Experts alleges Blackwater founder and Trump ally Erik Prince breached Libya arms embargo, says diplomatPrince is the brother of Trump's education secretary, Betsy DeVos.
1:29 p.m. Feb. 17, 2021
Texas Didn't Protect Its Investments. Now Everyone's Paying the Cost.
The state's blackouts are the result of a basic lack of fiscal responsibility. The failure is being seen around the world.
7:05 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021
Federal investigators say helicopter pilot in Kobe Bryant crash became disorientedNTSB says the pilot of the helicopter flew through clouds last year in an apparent violation of federal standards and likely became disoriented, killing everyone aboard.
10:40 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021
Airbus helicopters book 268 net orders in 2020Airbus SE said Tuesday that its Airbus Helicopters division booked 268 net orders in 2020 in a market heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The helicopter-manufacturing unit of the European plane maker reported 289 gross orders and delivered 300 helicopters last year, it said. Write to Olivia Bugault at olivia.bugault@wsj.
8:10 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021
Effort intensifies to recover black boxes after Boeing 737 crash in Java Sea near JakartaThe Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, during heavy rain on Saturday, and the search so far has yielded plane parts and human remains but no sign of survivors.
11:10 a.m. Jan. 6, 2021
- By Jack Denton
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied bail as U.S. challenges ruling to block his extraditionA U.K. judge ruled on Wednesday that Julian Assange, the founder and publisher of WikiLeaks, won’t be granted bail as the U.S. challenges the ruling blocking his extradition.
5:07 a.m. Jan. 5, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
As of Jan. 1, hospitals must publicly list their prices --- here's what they won't reveal 'Our issue with transparency is it is only a tool, it is not the savior,' one advocate said.
7:12 p.m. Dec. 29, 2020
At least 7 dead as central Croatia is shaken by earthquakes on successive daysEuropean Mediterranean Seismological Center said a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit 46 kilometers southeast of Zagreb, a day after the same area was struck by a 5.2 quake.
4:24 p.m. Dec. 16, 2020
Chinese capsule returns from moon with rock samplesThe successful mission was the latest breakthrough for China’s increasingly ambitious space program that includes a robotic mission to Mars and plans for a permanent orbiting space station.
4:05 a.m. Dec. 12, 2020
- By Eric Grossman
Luxury Ski Resorts Face a Season Unlike Any OtherHow the world’s most in-demand ski spots are dealing with Covid-19
6:24 p.m. Dec. 3, 2020
Residents flee as high winds fan wildfire in Southern California canyonsPowerful gusts pushed flames from a wildfire through Southern California canyons on Thursday, one of several blazes that burned near homes and forced residents to flee amid elevated fire risk for most of the region that prompted utilities to cut off power to hundreds of thousands.
9:03 p.m. Nov. 26, 2020
Germany places $3.22B order for NH90 helicopters(Adds details of order, including value.) The Bundeswehr, Germany's federal defense forces, ordered 31 NH90 helicopters for the navy's shipborne operations from NHIndustries for 2.7 billion euros ($3.22 billion), a spokesman for the German Ministry of Defense told Dow Jones Thursday. The new Sea Tiger helicopters from NHIndustries --wholly owned by Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo Helicopters and Fokker-- are set to replace the German navy's Sea Lynx Mk88A fleet, which entered service in 1981.
11:37 a.m. Nov. 5, 2020
You could own the NYC rooftop where John Lennon claimed to spot a UFOThe legendary John Lennon of the Beatles loved the anonymity of New York City and kept a residence in the iconic Dakota building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side before his untimely death.
9:00 a.m. Oct. 30, 2020
7.0-magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea kills 14 people, injures hundreds A strong earthquake struck Friday between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing several buildings in Turkey’s western Izmir province and leaving at least four people dead.
3:23 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020
Textron tops profit views but revenue falls shyTextron Inc. on Thursday posted a smaller third-quarter profit and lower revenue year over year as deliveries of jet and turboprop airplanes declined during the coronavirus pandemic. The Rhode Island-based aerospace company, maker of Cessna airplanes and Bell helicopters, logged a net profit of $115 million, or 50 cents a share, compared with a profit of $220 million, or 95 cents a share, in the same three-month period a year earlier.
6:57 p.m. Oct. 26, 2020
100,000 people flee Southern California wildfire that may have been sparked by utility equipmentFast-moving wildfires forced evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people and seriously injured two firefighters in Southern California on Monday as powerful winds across the state prompted power to be cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent utility equipment from sparking new blazes.
2:04 p.m. Oct. 25, 2020
British military seizes oil tanker that reported violent stowaways The U.K. military seized control of an oil tanker that dropped anchor in the English Channel after reporting Sunday it had seven stowaways on board who had become violent.
4:06 p.m. Sept. 27, 2020
At least 18 killed as fighting erupts between Armenia, AzerbaijanFighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has erupted again over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the territory’s defense ministry said 16 soldiers and two civilians have been killed and more than 100 others wounded.
7:18 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020
As the wildfires rage, resources are running out — 'We can’t contain one before another erupts'Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break.
7:53 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020
- By Associated Press
Deadliest fire of the year in California leaves 10 dead
The terrible toll of California's wildfires became more evident as a mother confirmed her 16-year-old son was among those killed when an inferno tore through several hamlets in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada this week.
5:04 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020
J.P. Morgan Wants Trading Staff Back in the Office
Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.