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Courier carrying cocaine arrested by U.S. border control officers

U.S Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Guatemalan courier after his cocaine-filled toiletries caught their attention upon his arrival at Dulles International Airport. Eric Eduardo Estacuy Juarez was charged with knowingly or intentionally importing a controlled substance after white powder found in three shampoo bottles was found to be…

Solar Impulse plane lands in D.C. as cross-country tour winds down

The single-seater, solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft landed near the US capital early Sunday, on the second to last leg of its cross-country journey, organizers said. The plane, which runs on four electric propellers powered by 12,000 solar cells mounted on the plane’s 63-meter wingspan, touched down smoothly in the dark…

Plane with Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg evacuated

WASHINGTON — A plane carrying 179 passengers including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was evacuated Wednesday after an engine problem that led the pilot to deploy emergency chutes, officials said. Ginsburg, 78, was “fine” after sliding down the chute in the evacuation at Dulles International Airport outside Washington,…

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