For more than six decades, the Federal Aviation Administration has relied on employees of airplane manufacturers to do government-required safety inspections as planes are being designed or assembled. But critics say the system, dubbed the "designee program," is too cozy as company employees do work for an agency charged with keeping the skies safe while being paid by an industry that the FAA is regulating. "There is a potential conflict of interest," said Todd Curtis,… Read at AP News
Latest Articles View all
Celebrity College-Admissions Scam Draws Comparisons to Cases of African-American Moms Sent to Prison
23 April 2019 "I was a first-time offender, too. A lie is a lie."
Did Kim Kardashian Wear Mirrored Sunglasses at a Poker Tournament?
23 April 2019 Turns out a lot of the best poker players in the world do the same.
Did Barack Obama Endorse the Grandson of a Terrorist for U.S. Congress?
23 April 2019 California U.S. congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar is the grandson of a Palestinian terrorist who died 16 years before he was born.
Were Piles of Rubbish Left in Hyde Park By Global-Warming Protesters?
23 April 2019 By most accounts, the protests held by "Extinction Rebellion" have been rather tidy affairs.
Did Reality TV Star Beth Chapman from ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Pass Away?
22 April 2019 The star, who has been battling cancer since 2017, was hospitalized in early April 2019.