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The Federal Aviation Administration ordered safety inspections on Monday of all Boeing 767 jets.
As The Los Angeles Times reports, the FAA is worried about potential problems to the aircraft's horizontal flight-control surfaces, which could result in a "possible loss of control of the airplane."
Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 3:12 pm
I love numbers. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but I think a good bar graph can be worth a thousand pictures.
But three times in the past few days, I've come across statistics in reputable-looking publications that made me stop and say, "Huh?"
I did some investigating so you don't have to. And indeed, the numbers don't quite tell the story that they purport to tell.
So here goes: My skeptical inquiry into statistics on herbicide use, soil erosion, and the production of fruits and nuts.
Originally published on Mon January 27, 2014 3:53 pm
The White House began releasing the guest list for President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday.
As The Boston Globe reports, sitting with first lady Michelle Obama will be two survivors of the bombing at the Boston Marathon last year.
The paper reports: