Investigators are planning to interview crew members and review data and voice recorders to help determine what caused a passenger plane to veer off a Denver International Airport runway and catch fire this weekend. Fire fighters have said it was a “miracle” that all 115 people aboard the Continental Airlines jet escaped. CNN
The Japanese auto giant Toyota announced today that it expected the first loss in 70 years in its core vehicle-making business. Analysts say that Toyota’s downward revision, its second in two months, shows that the worst financial crisis since the Depression is threatening not just the Big Three but even relatively healthy automakers in Japan, South Korea and Europe. NY Times
Check out this story from Newsweek on the fight to decriminalize prostitution. Advocates of legal prostitution say this will help make conditions safer for sex workers. What do you think?