Flight diverted after passenger attempts to breach cockpit, LA to Nashville trip stopped in Albuquerque
A Delta flight from Los Angeles to Nashville, Tennessee, made a surprise landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Friday afternoon after a passenger attempted to bust into the cockpit. Delta Flight 386 landed at Albuquerque Sunport at 2:13 p.m. local time, according to flight tracking data. It is scheduled to take off again at 8:15 p.m. to complete the trip to Nashville. The unidentified unruly passenger did not manage to breach the cockpit, local ABC affiliate KOAT reported. No one was injured. The person was removed from the plane and arrested by airport police, according to KOAT. All other pa...
New York Daily News
For Kurdish Americans in Nashville, a Beloved Leader’s Death Prompts Vaccine Push
On a sloppy spring day in mid-March, hundreds of Kurdish Americans gathered in a field outside Nashville, Tennessee, under a sea of black umbrellas. Some of the men carried a stretcher to an open grave, where a yellow backhoe waited. This story is part of a partnership that includes WPLN, NPR and KHN. It can be republished for free. In accordance with Muslim tradition, the body of Imad Doski — a prominent community leader — was buried within 24 hours of his death. He was another casualty of covid-19. “It hit people. They saw it happen to one of them,” said Faiza Rashid, a nurse practitioner at...
Kaiser Health News
Cadillac prices Lyriq EV SUV under $60,000, reveals production model
General Motors revealed the production version of the 2023 all-electric Cadillac Lyriq SUV Wednesday along with its starting price. The production version is almost identical to the concept version, which Cadillac revealed in August, with minor tweaks such as containing two cupholders rather than the one in the concept version. The vehicle will start production around this time next year, nine months ahead of schedule, thanks to advances in virtual technology. But consumers can start ordering it this fall. This launch is significant for Cadillac. The Lyriq, along with the luxury brand's teasin...
Detroit Free Press
As churches mark Easter, hope builds for return to in-person services
ATLANTA — The Nett Church in Gwinnett County plans to hold Easter service indoors, the first in-person service inside the church buildings since last March 15. Since that time, the church, like many others, has turned online, with congregants watching streamed services. Nett Church — which has campuses in Lawrenceville, Lilburn and Norcross — has also held outdoor “house churches,” where members gather to watch the livestream together, following health guidelines. This Sunday, things will be different. “We don’t say we’re opening on Easter because we were never closed,” said Lead Pastor Rodrig...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Bonnaroo returns this fall with lineup featuring Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo and many more
Bonnaroo is back. The annual music and arts festival in Manchester, Tennessee, announced a fall return with a mega-lineup featuring Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, Tyler, The Creator, and dozens of other artists. Atlanta-reared artists are also plentiful, with Run the Jewels, Janelle Monae, Lil Baby, Young Thug, Larkin Poe and ATLiens dotting the lineup. While Bonnaroo — canceled last year because of COVID-19 — typically takes place in June, the festival moved its 20th anniversary edition to Sept. 2-5 at Bonnaroo Farm, about 60 miles southeast of Nashville ...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution