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USA TODAY

Arlington, VA, United States

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Recent articles by John:

Southwest passengers could collect millions after deadly ordeal

Southwest Airlines could face tens of millions of dollars in legal damages. → Read More

Southwest hero Andrew Needum: 'I'm no different than any other firefighter'

Firefighter Andrew Needum, one of the heroes of ill-fated Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, brushed off accolades for his efforts Thursday, saying he is "no different than any other firefighter." → Read More

22 minutes of terror on Southwest Flight 1380: How an ordinary trip turned tragic

Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 appeared destined for an unremarkable trip to Dallas as it lumbered down the runway at LaGuardia Airport with 149 people aboard. Less than a half hour later, chaos and terror would sweep through the cabin. → Read More

President George H. W. Bush held wife Barbara Bush's hand to the end

George H. W. Bush is "broken-hearted" and held Barbara Bush's hand for hours on the day she died, a spokeswoman for George H. W. Bush says. → Read More

Mother of two dies in mid-air crisis after being wedged in Southwest plane window

A battered Southwest Airlines jet with a blown engine and smashed window made a perilous emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday. → Read More

Anderson Cooper rips Sean Hannity for not revealing legal ties to Trump lawyer

CNN's Anderson Cooper led charge of pundits ripping Fox News' Sean Hannity for not revealing legal ties to Michael Cohen when reporting on Trump's lawyer. → Read More

Mission accomplished? What's next for battered Syria after U.S. strikes

Syria paid a price for chemical weapons with a strike. Now Russia will pay an economic price for supporting Assad, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. → Read More

Mission accomplished? What's next for battered Syria after U.S. strikes

Syria paid a price for chemical weapons with a strike. Now Russia will pay an economic price for supporting Assad, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. → Read More

Mission accomplished? What's next for battered Syria after U.S. strikes

Syria paid a price for chemical weapons with a strike. Now Russia will pay an economic price for supporting Assad, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. → Read More

Trump: 'Slippery' Comey wanted a job if Clinton won White House

Trump directed a Twitter rant at former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of "many lies" and dismissing Comey as a "slimeball." → Read More

Trump: 'Slippery' Comey wanted a job if Clinton won White House

Trump directed a Twitter rant at former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of "many lies" and dismissing Comey as a "slimeball." → Read More

Trump: 'Slippery' Comey wanted a job if Clinton won White House

Trump directed a Twitter rant at former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of "many lies" and dismissing Comey as a "slimeball." → Read More

Mission accomplished? What's next for battered Syria after U.S. strikes

Syria paid a price for chemical weapons with a strike. Now Russia will pay an economic price for supporting Assad, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. → Read More

Trump: 'Slippery' Comey wanted a job if Clinton won White House

Trump directed a Twitter rant at former FBI director James Comey, accusing him of "many lies" and dismissing Comey as a "slimeball." → Read More

Philadelphia mayor 'heartbroken' after black men arrested at Starbucks

Philadelphia’s police commissioner on Saturday defended officers who arrested two black men at a Starbucks, prompting accusations of racism. → Read More

Philadelphia mayor 'heartbroken' after black men arrested at Starbucks

Philadelphia’s police commissioner on Saturday defended officers who arrested two black men at a Starbucks, prompting accusations of racism. → Read More

Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with arrested men

The CEO of Starbucks said police never should have been called and that the company was immediately beginning a review of its policies. → Read More

Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with arrested men

The CEO of Starbucks said police never should have been called and that the company was immediately beginning a review of its policies. → Read More

Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with arrested men

The CEO of Starbucks said police never should have been called and that the company was immediately beginning a review of its policies. → Read More

Starbucks CEO hopes to meet with arrested men

The CEO of Starbucks said police never should have been called and that the company was immediately beginning a review of its policies. → Read More