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184 Survived 'Non-Survivable' Plane Crash, Thanks to Him

'Humble' hero, former United Airlines pilot Al Haynes has died

(Newser) - Al Haynes was credited with saving 184 lives, but up to his death Sunday in Seattle at age 87, he continually shrugged off the label of hero. Haynes—the pilot of United Airlines Flight 232, which crash-landed in Iowa on July 19, 1989, killing 112 of 296 passengers and crew—...

Divorce Soars in Rural America
 Divorce Soars in Rural America 

Divorce Soars in Rural America

Families look very different amid shift in values

(Newser) - An Iowa county’s divorce rate today is almost seven times what it was in the 1970s, and it’s symptomatic of a wide-ranging trend: For the first time in history, rural Americans are as likely as urbanites to be divorced, the New York Times finds in a look at...

Flying SUX When You're in Hog Heaven

Iowa airport turns unfortunate FAA moniker into quirky ad campaign

(Newser) - Sioux City has protested in vain for years to the Federal Aviation Administration to change its airport's three-letter identifier: SUX. Then farm belt officials decided to wake up and fly right and capitalize on the unfortunate moniker. Now Sioux Gateway Airport has launched a publicity campaign featuring the slogan "...

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