Lockheed Martin to buy helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion

...also makes presidential helicopters, and its aircraft have returned astronauts home after they splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.Lockheed Martin plans to add Sikorsky to its mission systems and training unit. The Bethesda, Md., defense contractor...

Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering

...earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 500 people and destroyed nearly 220,000 houses in the country tucked by the Pacific Ocean."In the locker room we kept thinking of our family, our sons, the people that suffered in Chile because of the...

Michaux: McIlroy's injury a summer bummer

...Bahamas with his sons. Lucas Glover missed the first two months of 2012 after spraining his knee paddle boarding in the Pacific Ocean before the season-opener at Kapalua.Thomas Levet once broke his leg leaping into a lake beside the 18th green after...

PGA of America pulls Grand Slam event in October from Trump course in Los Angeles

...calls Trump Turnberry. LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan has said there are no plans to change the venue.Trump said losing the Grand Slam of Golf this year will give him time to rebuild the Los Angeles course that fronts the Pacific Ocean.

Film taken before Amelia Earhart's last flight surfaces

...documents a journey that ended tragically short of the finish line when Earhart's plane vanished somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.A downloadable copy of the film is available to those who buy the book. Paragon publisher Doug Westfall said he...

Wine Time: Montes Alpha Syrah 2012, Chile

...sustainability, let the terroir express itself and, of course, quality."The Colchagua Valley is only 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains. The cold climate allows the grapes to ripen slowly and reach full maturation...

Wine Time: FEL Chardonnay 2013, Anderson Valley

...hidden gem" in the world of winemaking. The cool climate of the Anderson Valley Appellation and the proximity to the Pacific Ocean create some of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay growing regions in California.FEL Wines produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay...

Pope's new cardinals are far-flung, value ministry

...more arrive over the years.Cardinal-elect Soane Patita Paini Mafi hails from Tonga, a tiny island state in the Pacific Ocean on the front lines in coping with the effects of global warming. Tonga has never before had a cardinal, and Mafi's...

Global warming to push some species into extinction

...whales, dolphins and seals, have the highest risk. The Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, western Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean between Australia and Japan are hotspots for potential extinction, especially those caused by human factors, the...

Apollo 13 commander, flight director speak at GRU

...how Earth looked from the window of a spacecraft or how he "cheated death once again" when he splashed down in the Pacific Ocean."You realize how insignificant we really all are, and yet how lucky we all are that we have this Earth to live...