Monday, July 8, 2013

The survival rate for U.S. plane crashes from 1983 to 2000 is higher than you might think, and experts say there are measures passengers can take — even down to which seat you pick — that increase the chances of making it through such a disaster alive.

See the video from ABC News below for more:


8:20 p.m. Dan Deevy, WTOP’s Guy in LA

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A preview of "Pacific Rim" and the latest from a local film festival.



7:30 p.m. Amy Hawthorne, senior fellow with the Rafik Harriri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council on Egypt

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What will happen next in Egypt



7:20 p.m. Tom Costello, NBC News correspondent

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Asiana crash investigation focuses on what happened inside the cockpit



5:50 p.m. Alan Butler, appellate advocacy council with Electronic Privacy Information Center

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Petition to overturn FISA ruling that requires Verizon to turn over phone records to feds



5:20 p.m. Edward-Isaac Dovere, White House Editor for POLITICO

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The political futures of Eliot Spitzer and Rick Perry



4:50 p.m. – Jill Schlesinger, business analyst for CBS News

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What this week’s stock numbers mean for your portfolio


3:50 p.m. – Mark Rosenkerr, CBS News aviation and transportation analyst and former NTSB chairman

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What happened in the final minutes before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco’s airport?


3:10 p.m. – JJ Green, WTOP National Security Correspondent

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Should the U.S. get more involved in the Egypt crisis?


2:20 p.m. – Fairfax Hackley, personal trainer

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Vitality: The missing link to your fitness and longevity


12:51 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator

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Our trust in machines and the people who run them


11:20 a.m. – Nancy Yousef, Middle East bureau chief with McClatchy Newspapers in Cairo

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The latest in Cairo


10:50 a.m. – Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland

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Conflict in Egypt



10:20 a.m. – Mary Schiavo, former Department of Transportation inspector general

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Factors behind the San Francisco plane crash


9:40 a.m. – Scott Mayerowitz, travel and aviation reporter, Associated Press

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Why plane crashes are now more survivable


9:20 a.m. – Dr. Kathleen Hall, founder, The Stress Institute

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Tips for a stress-free vacation


8:50 a.m. – Jim Brauchle, aviation lawyer

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Asiana crash


8:20 a.m. – Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent, NBC

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The week in politics


7:50 a.m. – Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. ambassador to Morocco

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Egypt and U.S. involvement


7:40 a.m. – Francis Rose, host, In-depth with Francis Rose on WFED

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Furlough week is upon is


6:10 a.m. – Ed Yeranian, correspondent in Cairo, CBS

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The latest in Egypt


Some of the things that can stain your teeth

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WTOP’s Kristi King reports


Making your spray tan last longer

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WTOP’s Kristi King reports


D.C. heat, intense sun is downright dangerous for asthma sufferers

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WTOP’s Paula Wolfson


Data Doctors

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Home automation without the big bucks



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