Passengers on a JetBlue flight were terrified when armed officers suddenly stormed their plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. It was about to take off for Los Angeles when an equipment failure caused pilots to lose communication. A subsequent false alarm triggered the massive police response. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Clara Daly was on a flight with her mom last week when they heard a call from a flight attendant asking if anyone knew sign language. Clara, who had been studying sign language, decided to help, and her random act of kindness has now touched thousands of people. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds has more.
There was another suicide Friday that stunned so many Americans. Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France. On Tuesday, fashion designer Kate Spade took her life in New York. The two high-profile suicides happened the same week the CDC reported that suicides in America are on the rise. CBS News senior national correspondent Jim Axelrod reports.
The number of Americans killed each year in wrong-way crashes has increased more than 38 percent since 2013. Even though they cause a small number of accidents overall, those collisions are 50 times more likely to be deadly than all other vehicle crashes. Now, Arizona is investing in a possible high-tech solution that instantly alerts police and drivers. Kris Van Cleave reports.
The co-pilot of a Chinese airliner was nearly sucked out of his plane mid-flight when a cockpit window fell out, according to the pilot. The Sichuan Airlines plane made an emergency landing about 20 minutes later in southwest China. The co-pilot was cut on the face and suffered a back injury. John Dickerson has more.
The National Transportation Safety Board is revealing new details about what could have caused an engine to explode on a Southwest flight on Tuesday. Metal fatigue may have caused an engine fan blade to break in flight, ripping through the engine. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave has the latest.
A Mexican getaway for hundreds of passengers has turned into a travel nightmare. A snowstorm forced Sun Country Airlines to cancel flights from Mexico to Minneapolis. Then the carrier ended its seasonal service south of the border, leaving those travelers stranded. Reg Chapman of CBS station WCCO-TV reports.
First on "CBS This Morning," we take a look at the 2019 Chevy Camaro before its public debut. The automaker spent years designing and testing the famous muscle car, and it's taken extraordinary measures to keep the reboot of the classic name a secret. General Motors gave Kris Van Cleave special access to see how it hides vehicles in plain sight.