Post 9-11 rules mean cockpit takeover unlikely on US airlines

MIT expert John Hansman says that U.S. safety procedures require two people in an airliner's cockpit at all times. Hansman says if the pilot or co-pilot of an American carrier leaves the flight deck for any reason, a flight attendant goes in. Read More

This app lets you 'emoji' yourself (LINK)

The Memoji Keyboard, founded by Apple engineer Johnny Lin, lets users create their own personal set of photographs and GIFs in the style of the classics, like Sunglasses Emoji, Smiling Emoji and Thumbs Up Emoji. Read More

The most unique nicknames for babies in Georgia are...

There's a pregnancy app called Ovia that studied the data from two million of their users to find the most common and strangest baby nicknames. Read More

Prosecutors find evidence Germanwings pilot hid illness (VIDEO)

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain. Read More

WATCH: NYC building collapse caught on camera (VIDEOS)

Police say they have no reports of a missing person following an apparent gas explosion that leveled a Manhattan apartment building and damaged four others. Read More

Family of man killed by Smyrna Police wants independent probe (VIDEO)

Nicholas Taft Thomas, 23, was killed Tuesday at a Goodyear store on Cobb Parkway where he worked. He was inside a customer's Maserati as part of his job when police arrived with an arrest warrant for Thomas over felony probation violation. Read More

'Religious freedom' bill stalls in Georgia House committee

Supporters of the measure say that change guts the bill's protection for actions prompted by religious beliefs while opponents argue it's necessary to prevent its use as legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people. Read More

Georgia Senate passes bill that levels playing field for Uber, Lyft, taxis

The Georgia Senate on Thursday passed a slightly tweaked substitute measure to a House bill that apparently clears the way for Uber, Lyft and other ride hailing companies to keep operating in the state. Read More

Study: People who apologize are more trustworthy

People who apologize for things they can't help like bad weather, or another person's terrible commute, are showing others that they are empathetic and capable of seeing the world through another person's eyes. Read More

Here's why we're not drinking as much diet soda

Soda volume has been declining in the U.S. since 2004 amid concerns that sugary drinks fuel weight gain. More recently, industry executives have attributed an accelerating decline of diet sodas to concerns over artificial sweeteners like aspartame. Read More

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternate cold remedies

Federal officials plan to scrutinize the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, so-called homeopathic products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. Read More

Android: New Samsung, HTC phones dropping April 10

Advance orders for the new HTC One begin Friday, and those customers might receive their phones before April 10. Orders for Samsung's Galaxy S6 phones start Friday as well, with delivery expected around April 10. Read More

New apps let you stream yourself online

A Twitter app called Periscope is a live video-streaming app that lets you become your own TV station. Meerkat has launched an app that lets you stream anything at the touch of a button. Read More

Can't get discovered on 'Idol' or 'The Voice?' Try this app (LINK)

The talent competition app "Chosen" from David Hyman, the former CEO of Beats Music, is launching Thursday for invitees on Apple devices. Read More

'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season (VIDEO)

Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in early 2016. The series, which airs earlier in the U.K., will have its finale on Christmas Day 2015. Read More

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