Virgin flight turns back as pilot hadn’t completed final flying test

London (CNN) — A Virgin Atlantic flight heading to New York’s JKF Airport turned back to London Heathrow after it emerged the first officer hadn’t completed the airline’s final flying…

Russia’s Missile Test Fuels U.S. Fears of an Isolated Putin

But that reality apparently has not sunk in. If anything, Mr. Putin has grown more belligerent, focusing new fire on Mariupol as Russian forces seek to secure all of the…

COVID Breath Test: Fascinating Technology, Limited Potential?

April 15, 2022 – A first-of-its-kind test that detects coronavirus in the breath can produce results in less than 3 minutes, but the real-world impact could be limited. The test,…

A New Covid Breath Test Holds Promise, but Wide Use May Still Be Far Off

Coronavirus infections might soon be flagged with a puff of exhaled breath, after the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first breath-based Covid-19 test in the United States on Thursday.…

Kelsea Ballerini will host the CMT Music Awards from home after a positive Covid-19 test

Ballerini will host from home, the singer announced Monday in a video posted to Instagram, just a few hours before the ceremony. She was set to host from Nashville’s Municipal…

Lin-Manuel Miranda skipping Oscars due to wife’s positive Covid test

Vanessa Nadal, Miranda’s wife, is “doing fine” since testing positive, according to the Oscar nominee. “Kids and I have tested [negative], but out of caution, I won’t be going to…

JetBlue pilot ‘removed from duties’ after failing Breathalyzer test before flight

(CNN) — A JetBlue pilot was “removed from his duties” at Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Wednesday morning after he was found to have a blood alcohol level “twice the…

Airbus to use A380 to test hydrogen-fueled engine

(CNN) — Airbus just moved one step closer to launching the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. The French aircraft maker has announced plans to test hydrogen fuel technology…

Olympic Skater Blames Positive Drug Test on Heart Medication Mix-Up

Feb. 16, 2022 Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva said her positive drug test was caused by a mix-up with her grandfather’s heart medication, according to Reuters. Denis Oswald, the permanent…

Failed Test Casts Shadow Over Skating, the Olympics’ Showcase Event

Valieva’s profile, and the looming Olympics, should only have increased that sense of urgency for Russia, he said. “If it’s a Wheaties box athlete like she is, you’re going to…