Virgin Galactic earns FAA approval to fly humans to space

(NEW YORK) -- Virgin Galactic, the private spaceflight firm founded by billionaire Richard Branson, said Friday that it had received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly humans to space. The company said that its existing commercial space transportation operator license had been upgraded to allow... Read More.

Four dead in US Virgin Islands helicopter crash

By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Four people are dead in the U.S. Virgin Islands Monday after a helicopter crash, according to the Virgin Islands Emergency Management Agency.Calls to 911 about a chopper going down in the western end... Read More.