A lot of pilots fear mandatory medical examines

Over the weekend, the wife of the Alaska Airlines pilot who tried to shut off the engines of a plane last week said her husband was afraid to reveal his depression issues to medical examiners for fear of losing his pilot’s license and his livelihood. KTVU has learned that the fear of losing a pilot’s license is a major reason many pilots won’t reveal issues to doctors when they have their twice-a-year examination.

Bay Area residents stuck in Israel begin returning home

Americans previously stuck in Israel are starting to return to the U.S. after flights were grounded there due to terrorist attacks about a week ago. Americans are being evacuated out of Israel to Germany and Greece, and then flown to American soil, the State Department said.