We’ll never know what it was like to be aboard Air France Flight 447 as it plunged into the Atlantic Ocean on May 31, apparently killing all 228 aboard. For now, the closest we may get is listening to the passengers on a similar Airbus 330 jet whose flight computer put it into an uncommanded dive over northwestern Australia last October
One of the fringe benefits of being a Middle East correspondent is that my travels in the region have allowed me to start a decent little collection of oriental rugs.
Leticia Montemayer sits in a large warehouse in Fort Worth, Texas.
Former England cricket star Chris Lewis has been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of smuggling $216,000 worth of cocaine into Britain. The British Press Association reported Wednesday that Lewis, 41, who played 32 Tests and 53 one-day internationals for England in the 1990s, had hidden the drugs inside his cricket bag. It was dissolved in five tins of fruit and vegetable juice.