BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 14: Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles looks on from the dugout during the third inning against the Detroit Tigers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 14, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Davis Homers, Tigers Beat Orioles 7-5 For Sweep

Rajai Davis homered, and Detroit overcame a rare shaky performance by Justin Verlander to complete a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 7-5 victory Wednesday.


Boeing displays an "improved" 787 battery and its titanium-made case during a press conference in Tokyo on March 15, 2013. (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing Shows Political Clout With Congress Silent On Dreamliner Problems

As Boeing, its airline customers and federal safety regulators struggled over the past two months to solve problems with the new 787 Dreamliner’s fire-plagued batteries, one player has been strangely silent: Congress.


File photo of Japan Airlines' 787. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: 787 Grounded, But Batteries Can Fly

At the same time the government certified Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner’s electrical systems from being carried as cargo on passenger planes because of the fire risk.


A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Jan. 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

FAA Ordering Comprehensive Review Of Boeing’s 787s

Federal regulators say they are ordering a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week.