Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.
New damage has surfaced in Baltimore from last summer’s East Coast earthquake.
The National Park Service says engineers sealed cracks in the Washington Monument from last week’s earthquake ahead of Hurricane Irene but have discovered water inside that may indicate additional leaks.
About 70 Southwest flights have been canceled across the country as the airline and federal investigators examine the fleet of Boeing 737s after the fuselage of one plane ripped open in flight.
It’s a tiny, but potentially deadly problem on several Southwest Airlines planes. A plane was forced to make an emergency landing when a hole blew open its roof at 36,000 feet.